Homemade Meat or Cheese Tortellini


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 …

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


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 …

Blueberry Peach Cobbler

Desserts, Recipes, Uncategorized

  Delicious dessert that can double as a breakfast item.  You can determine how much sugar you want in the recipe, I don’t add any additional sugar in the fruit just the Oatmeal topping.



  After doing a little research to give you the most accurate account of where the famous and absolutely amazing hoagie/Sub we call Cheesesteak came from this is what I came up with. In the 1930 Pat Olivieri and his Younger brother Harry scrapped enough money together to buy a hot dog stand. As the …

Galletta’s Galley Famous Bean Soup

Recipes, Soup, Uncategorized

Galletta’s Galley and Homemade soup went hand in hand.  Every day there was a new soup on the menu.  All of them homemade and from Rachel’s personal cookbook.  One of her first soups was Navy Bean Soup, and it became a staple right from the start.  So I thought that for my first Recipe post …

Italian Wedding Soup


Yesterday while talking with my Sister, who just happens to live in Italy, the Food Capital of the World, ( Just my opinion). We began discussing different blogs that she has posted on her Website http://cookinginlucca.blogspot.it/?m=1 Cooking In Lucca, In our youth, a Sunday treat on occasion was Italian Wedding Soup. For anyone who doesn’t know about …

What’s in a Dip???


Full course meals are great. But sometimes you just need to chow down on some good old fashion snack food!!  Well I have a few recipes that your going to love.     The four Dips I am going to speak about today are the every delicious Eggplant Dip, Garlic Humus Dip, Guacamole and a Bacon Cheddar …