Post-Holiday Detox: Albacore Tuna Salad

Today’s recipe for Albacore Chopped Salad makes me smile for many reasons. First, I simply adore this salad, and have ever since we introduced a version of it at our restaurant, Sarello’s, many years ago. I love it in its original form, tossed with chopped Romaine lettuce, or with our recent addition of avocado –…
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Post-Holiday Detox: “Not Your Grandmother’s Tuna Fish Pasta”

To welcome the new year, this week we’ll be sharing some of our favorite Post-Holiday Detox recipes with you. Tony’s latest creation, Spaghetti with Tuna, Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Chickpeas, is new to our repertoire and I have a feeling it’s going to become a regular favorite in our house. This is definitely not your grandmother’s…
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New Year’s Eve Fare: Blackened Sirloin With Sparkling Prosecco

This week, we’re focusing on New Year’s Eve with some great ideas to spice up your special event. When planning a cocktail or dinner party, we like to keep things simple and fun to ensure the food and beverage will be a success.  We try to find recipes that can be prepared in advance, so…
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Christmas Favorites: Homemade Marshmallows

Tony and I were the coordinators for our son Giovanni’s 5th grade class Christmas party this week, and one of the biggest hits on our treats menu – with the kids and parent helpers alike – was the sweet little homemade marshmallows we served with steaming cup of hot cocoa. Several of the kids – both…
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Christmas Favorites: Norwegian Krumkake

The holidays are a wonderful time to reconnect with our ancestral heritage, and for Gio and me that means making some of our favorite Norwegian specialties. In addition to the Norwegian meatballs and gravlax that we serve at our Christmas Eve feast, we love to make Norwegian krumkake to feature on our sweets table. My…
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