Pasta Patate #SundaySupper

by Anne Papina on March 9, 2014

Some days it feels as if I have pasta pumping through my veins. Must be the Italian in me, as pasta is one of my favorite foods, especially if it’s one of my grandfather’s recipes. Tammi over at Mamma’s Meals is hosting a meatless #SundaySupper this week, so why not bring one of my grandfather’s […]


French Country Flat Pie #SundaySupper

by Anne Papina on April 21, 2013

This week I’m keeping things short and sweet, as I’m writing this on the heels of my mom’s 89th birthday party. My sisters and I were cranking out appetizers all afternoon–what can I say? We love a good party! It’s so fitting that this week’s #SundaySupper is all about parties–bridal and baby showers in particular […]


In case you haven’t heard, Frank DeCaro’s new cookbook, The Dead Celebrity Cookbook Presents Christmas in Tinseltown, has hit the shelves, and can I just tell you what an entertaining cookbook this is? Since I tend to collect cookbooks and love Christmas movies, this was right up my alley. More than a collection of recipes, […]


Campbell’s Green Bean Casserole

by Anne Papina on March 6, 2006

(ARA) – These days, the traditional Sunday dinner includes a ham or turkey, scalloped or baked potatoes and a casserole. In many homes, it is the casserole that truly makes the meal. The casserole of today evolved during the 1940s when more women entered the workforce and discovered they had less time to prepare dinner […]


Potato Onion Flat Pie

by Anne Papina on October 6, 2004

This is fairly easy to make, not to mention it’s very easy on the budget too! Potato Onion Flat Pie   Save Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 25 mins Total time 45 mins   Author: Anne Papina Serves: 6-8 Ingredients Filling 2 tbsp unsalted butter 1 tbsp olive oil 2 cups sliced red […]


Hot Crab Spread

by Anne Papina on December 18, 2002

Hot Crab Spread   Save Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 20 mins Total time 25 mins   Author: Anne Papina Recipe type: Appetiser Cuisine: American Serves: 10 Ingredients 8 oz cream cheese, softened 1 tbsp milk 8 oz flaked crab meat 2 tbsp finely chopped onion ½ tsp horseradish ½ tsp salt black […]