Risotto and Mozzarella Balls

Risotto and Mozzarella Balls

I absolutely love risotto balls. I’ve never found anyone who doesn’t love them. Sometimes I serve them over warm green beans tossed with some olive oil and garlic and lemon, but usually we just stand around the stove and eat them pretty much out of the pan.

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Pot Roast with Rutabaga, Horseradish and Mustard

Pot Roast with Rutabaga, Horseradish and Mustard

This recipe makes a lot of pot roast. Even if we are having another family over for dinner,we typically have enough leftovers for two more dinners- which is just fabulous as far as I’m concerned- it freezes really well too. It is traditional to strain the aromatics- the carrots, onions, etc, but I actually prefer to leave them in the sauce- it is your choice of course....

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Traditional Bolognese Lasagne

Traditional Bolognese Lasagne

This traditional Italian-style lasagna has no mozzarella or ricotta cheeses, but with the delicious creamy besciamella, you won’t miss them at all. It is my absolute favorite baked pasta dish and a very comforting dinner on a winter evening.

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Peanut Butter M&M Cookies

Peanut Butter M&M Cookies

These are probably my children’s favorite cookies. But I’d be lying if I said I didn’t love them too- “ they’re just yummy for the tummy” as the kids say...

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