So why Galletta’s Galley?

Family, Local Fare

This is the beginning of a journey.  A life long dream of owning my own business.  Cooking has been part of our family for many generations.  In the late 1800’s our Great Grandmother Saba Romagnoli owned a trattoria in the Abruzzi region of Italy. In the early 1900’s our Grandfather Domenico Antonio Mastrangelo left Italy …

Homemade Meat or Cheese Tortellini

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Today’s project was homemade Tortellini. One of my favorite pastas. I personally am not a big fan thick homemade pasta with lots of eggs. So my version takes the middle of the road. I have found that making pasta is really quick and easy once you have done it a few times and most times …

Breakfast Time Delights

Side Dishes

Good morning to all you Breakfast lovers….. now if you are anything like the members of my family, breakfast isn’t only for the morning. We have Breakfast for dinner at least once a week.. My grandson’s favorite is Waffles, homemade, none of those frozen ones for him. Now, I will admit that my go to …

Rachel Galletta’s Famous Egg Rolls

Appetizer, Main Course, Meals, Uncategorized

As I grow older, and life passes by, I realize that I think more and more about why we do the things we do. From the mundane day to day chores to the simple pleasures in life and everything in between. Now you ask your self what does this have to do with Egg Rolls? …

The New Norm

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I have been very lax in my blogging….. Life interrupted and other things took precedence. Now here we are and Life has interrupted again. Not the most pleasant of times, but a time to think and learn. How to reinvent your self, adapt and continue to see the glass half full. It is time to …

Sticky Buns

Desserts, Meals, Recipes

All Things Sweet. Not to long in the distant past I used to take my kids to the mall. It helped past the time especially on hot summer days. They were young, so it wasn’t about shopping, it was all about the Water fountains and the food!!! First, I would take them to the little …

Peach Cookie with Italian Cream

Desserts, Recipes

How often do you see a picture of something that evokes a wonderful memory? Well that is what happened when I saw a Pinterest post of a Peach shape cookie Peach Cookie with Italian Cream. When we were kids, a Christmas tradition was to spend Xmas eve at my Aunt and Uncle’s house. Each year …

Corn Fritters an Anytime Treat!!!

Desserts, Food, Main Course, Meals, Photo Gallery, Recipes

An oldie but goodie. Corn Fritters! A great variation on pankakes. Sweet summertime corn in a light and flavorful batter. Such a quick effortless meal. That you can’t seem to get enough of. Fresh corn from your local farm stand will make this meal outstanding… We freeze our corn each year so this is a …

Ragu Sauce

Main Course, Meals, Recipes

With the Summer winding down my thoughts begin to wander to all things fall. I am a fall baby, born in October, and I do love my sweaters!! When I think of all things fall I think of deep, rich and flavorful meals. Soups, Sauces and hardy Sandwiches. Now that my mother lives with us, …

What’s in a perfect Veggie Burger??

Food, Main Course, Meals, Photo Gallery, Recipes, Sandwiches

Bottom line, making your own veggie burger is an art. I have tried many different variations. Some worked some didn’t. Then I found a great recipe… I wish I could take credit for this recipe but sadly I can’t. What I can take credit for is finding it and passing it along to anyone interest …

The Wonders of Tomato Soup

History, Meals, Recipes, Soup

Have you ever wondered why you don’t eat Tomato Soup more often?!? Each year we can our Tomatoes and always say we will make fresh Tomato Soup. This was the year!! What a treat. The tomato flavor is amazing not acidic just a mild tomato flavor. I did a little research on the Tomato, and …