Family Friendly Recipes

Category: Pasta

Ultimate Mac and Cheese

Ultimate Mac and Cheese

Ultimate Mac and Cheese My Ultimate Mac and Cheese is one of my son’s favorite dishes. It has nine cheeses in it. Yes, you heard that right, nine. It used to have 10.  I stopped using Emmental (Emmentaler) cheese. Most of these are available at […]

Bolognese Sauce with Papperadelle

Bolognese Sauce with Papperadelle

Bolognese Sauce with Papperadelle The one dish that I never order at a restaurant is any pasta with a Bolognese Sauce.  It is always too salty for my taste.  A traditional Bolognese Sauce is made with ground beef, ground pork and veal, which helps make […]

Haluski  (Fried Cabbage and Noodles)

Haluski (Fried Cabbage and Noodles)

Haluski My Mother frequently made buttered noodles as a side dish.  Occasionally, she made Haluski.  I never heard her call it that, but after seeing videos on YouTube, I realized this is what she had been making.  There are many variations on this dish.  The […]

Spaghetti di San Giuseppe

Spaghetti di San Giuseppe

Spaghetti di San Giuseppe St. Joseph’s Day, March 19th, is the feast day of Saint Joseph.  We have been celebrating St. Joseph’s Day since before I was born.  Originally, my Grandmother used to have a St. Joseph’s table for the family.  The priest would come […]

Stuffed Shells

Stuffed Shells

Stuffed Shells Classic Stuffed Shells…another great Italian comfort food meal that is sure to become a family favorite.  This recipe is another one of my Grandmother’s recipe that have been passed down through the generations. This is an easy dish that we serve with our […]

Spaghetti Sauce (Old World Style)

Spaghetti Sauce (Old World Style)

Spaghetti Sauce (Old World Style) As I sit here writing out this Spaghetti Sauce recipe, the memories of sitting in my Grandmother’s tiny kitchen watching my Grandmother and Aunts make the sauce for Sunday dinner or the holidays come rushing back.  Like many Italian families, […]


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