Grandpa Tom’s Italian Sub Sandwiches

My Grandpa Tom Fichera and my Grandma Gloria used to own an Italian grocery store and deli in Chicago and┬áthis is his sub sandwich recipe. I grew up having these in my lunch and at most family parties. I have made these hundreds of times and I loved having my daughter help me make them […]

Easy Tomato Sauce

Tomorrow I am making Mario Batalli’s Bucatini all’Amatricana which is a flavorful and simple pasta dish made with pancetta, garlic, red onions, and a homemade tomato sauce. The bucatini, which is pasta that looks like spaghetti with a hole in the middle, is mixed with a simple sauce and topped with fresh Italian flat leaf […]

Sweet & Sour Chicken

I am not a huge fan of Chinese food but try to cook it sometimes because my husband is obsessed with Asian cuisine. We got in a huge argument when I used to order the┬áSichuan Chicken Quesadillas from PF Chang’s and he could not believe I would order quesadillas at an Asian restaurant! Maybe I […]