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 this 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 Sichuan Chicken Quesadillas from PF Chang’s and he could not believe I would order quesadillas at an Asian restaurant! Maybe I […]