Appetizer Meatballs and Homemade Sausage Skewer Recipe

Monday, February 27, 2017

If you have picky eaters and have to feed a crowd that is meat lovers, here are two great appetizers to make.

To feed a large crowd this is the perfect solution Appetizer Meatballs and Homemade Sausage Skewers.

You can make them homemade or store bought!

I bake mine but you can fry them if you wish.

I prefer not standing over a hot stove and take the easy way out.

baked meatballs and sausage skewers on a stick


Whats Cookin Italian Style Cuisine Cookbook

Thursday, February 16, 2017
During the last 8 years of blogging, I am proud to offer you a chance to purchase my family's recipe cookbook.

The recipes are all inspired by the late: Mom, Margaret Fanelli Colenzo, Dad, Carmen Colenzo and Grandma Victoria Ferraro Colenzo all who inspired me to cook and this book.

They all taught me a little of everything I know about authentic cooking from the Regions their parents came from. Bari and Rome Italy.

You'll stroll through the pages and see many traditional easy recipes, not hard to make and with basic ingredients, nothing fancy.

cookbook collage photo Utica New York Inspired  Recipes


Strawberry No Bake Cheese Pie

Sunday, February 12, 2017

This is my go-to recipe when strawberries are in season.

I love the freshness of this pie and the creamy texture.

It's a true sign of spring and summer that brings a smile to every picnic and family gathering especially during the cooler times of the year.

It always warms me up to think of the summer days ahead. This one is sure to cheer you up and it's no bake !!

This easy no-bake pie will fool everyone on how easy it is to make with such decadent flavors and richness.

One of the first dessert I attempted in my young teens was this pie.

I wowed everyone as no one realized how simple it was to make.

It was so decadent and creamy, everyone asked for this recipe, time and time again.

I kept it my secret for a long time, now I want to share it with you too!

The best part about this pie, you don't have to turn on the oven!

Scroll down to print off this delicious strawberry no-bake cream pie recipe.

this is a no bake cheesecake with strawberries on top and graham cracker crust


Slow Cooker Pulled Bourbon Chicken Wing Sauce

Saturday, February 11, 2017
One of the easiest sandwich recipe for pulled chicken. The ingredients are usually always on hand in our home and after you make this they will be for you too. This recipe can feed a lot of people and great for family gatherings, picnics and game day! You will be asked for this recipe over and over again, it's very tasty!

slow cooker chicken in a bourbon sauce in a seeded bun toasted


Slow Cooker Italian Bottom Round Roast Recipe

Sunday, February 5, 2017

If you have never tried cooking in a slow cooker, you are missing out on a easy delicious meal. This roast beef cut with a fork. Nothing else to do other than add some herbs, spices and some liquid and you will come home to a fabulous meal. They will think you cooked all day and made gourmet style beef.
We don't have to tell them the truth! You can make any sides your family loves but this goes great with mashed potatoes and corn.