Beef

Classic Italian Meatballs

I found the basics of this recipe in an old Italian cookbook. The original recipe didn’t call for pork or dropping the meatballs in breadcrumbs and used marjoram instead of nutmeg.  It’s a simple recipe, but the best meatball recipe I have ever tried.

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Pasta & Rice

Whole wheat pasta

Homemade pasta is much tastier than store bought dried pasta, and it’s 100% free of preservatives. Once you’ve made it a few times, you will find that it takes longer to boil the water than to make the pasta. This is actually half whole wheat and half all purpose flour, but the...

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Desserts

Our Family Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

I have been using this recipe since before my kids were born, and from the time they could reach the counter to make these cookies themselves, they have been using it too.  We occasionally try new cookie recipes, but always end up coming back to this one. My kids asked me to post it for...

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