Nana Sarullo’s Unbelievable Spaghetti Gravy – Marinara Sauce


I love music almost as much as food.  In Guy Clark’s iconic tune, Homegrown Tomatoes” he details his greatest observation as a songwriter: Homegrown tomatoes – homegrown tomatoes What’d life be without homegrown tomatoes Only two things that money can’t buy That’s true love & homegrown tomatoes Nana Sarullo’s Unbelievable Spaghetti Gravy always began with […]

Italian Salad Dressing From Scratch

Italian Salad Dressing Ingredients

This is a simple Italian Salad Dressing I have made from scratch for many years without changing it.  You can’t go wrong with it. Ingredients 3/4 Cup – Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/2 Cup – Water 3 Cloves –  Fresh Garlic, Minced 1 Teaspoon – Garlic Powder 1 Teaspoon – Salt 1/2 Teaspoon – Black […]

Sicilian Blend Italian Seasoning


Several recipes presented at will call for Italian Seasoning.  Everybody that sells spices sells an Italian blend.  Unfortunately they almost always fall short.  Believe me.  I have tried them all. The best flavored Italian Seasoning I have found is actually made as a dipping mix for dipping bread into.  It is made by Dean […]

David Hendley – Old Farmhouse Pottery – Maydelle, Texas

Pottery by David Hendley

Old Farmhouse Pottery Food is Fun.  Preparing food is fun.  Seeing your family enjoy a meal that you have prepared is … as they say… “priceless.”  I am fortunate to have a friend in David Hendley of Maydelle, Texas.  David is a Baby Boomer that has spent his entire career creating pottery.  He is also […]