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 ...

Fresh Tomato Marinara

Marinara-SauceTomatoes, lovely tomatoes!  My poor little garden pumped out some amazing tomatoes this summer.  In fact, there are still some on the vine.  It's getting cooler here in Billings, but I'm hoping the lovely red fruits will survive another few weeks. I managed to pick about five pounds of ...

Rigatoni alla Vodka

grannie geek: rigatoni alla vodkaI'm in love with Italian food.  Isn't everyone?  So many dishes are creamy, rich and very satisfying.  They're easy to prepare and fun to make, unpretentious - something to please everyone.  And Italian food is inexpensive and serves plenty.  Besides, I have two tomato ...

Perfect Macaroni Salad

grannie geek, perfect macaroni salad

Perfect Macaroni Salad

My husband and I love macaroni salad.  I frequently buy it from the deli counter, because I really like the creamy, tangy consistency paired with firm noodles, sweet pickle relish, a hint of diced onion. Over the years, I've ...

Pin It on Pinterest