At Mimi's Table

. . . lessons from an older and wiser girl

Uncle Vito’s Stuffed Lasagna

grannie geek, uncle vito's stuffed lasagnaWho is Uncle Vito?  I have no idea.  A close friend of mine who grew up in a culture rich in Italian cooking traditions near Buffalo, New York, made this lasagna for my family many moons ago.  It was the first lasagna I ...

Simple Italian Meat Sauce

grannie geek, meat sauceSimple Italian Meat Sauce cooks up quickly for a pasta dinner or to save as the base for a nice pan of lasagna.  This sauce uses butter and a little milk, so it's sort of like a bolognese, but only takes 45-60 minutes. I like the ...

Super Sloppy Joes

grannie geek, super sloppy joesI bet everyone has a favorite recipe for Sloppy Joes.  This all-American sandwich is a standard I bet eaten in most households in one form or another.  I bet, too, that most of us make the sauce using a powdered pre-packaged mix or sauce ...

BBQ Brisket and Macaroni Salad

Brisket-Macaroni-SaladI don't think there's much better on earth than a BBQ brisket sandwich.  Well, of course there is, but this is about brisket!  I've made this a few times, as has my sister, and we've both been very pleased with the results.  This sandwich on this particular night ...

Best Spaghetti and Awesome Meatballs

grannie geek best spaghetti and awesome meatballs I can't imagine anything that appeals to all age groups more than a good bowl of spaghetti and meatballs. Pasta, the ultimate comfort food, paired with tender, garlicky meatballs, crunchy bread, and a glass of a nice red is heavenly fare.  If ...

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