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In Recipe Roundup, Update On February 27, 2015 2 Comments

Well tomorrow is my birthday. Well, not my birthday. It’s Food n’ Focus’s third birthday! I can’t believe that I’ve been at it for 3 years! I’ve got… Read More »

Baked Mozzarella Appetizer | foodnfocus.com

Baked Mozzarella Appetizer

In Giveaways, Italian On August 8, 2014 36 Comments

Well happy Friday to you! I cannot believe how quickly this week has flown by. It probably helped that I had a quick trip to Philadelphia for work…. Read More »

Italian Vegetable Stew | foodnfocus.com

Day 7: Italian Vegetable Stew & Hamilton Beach Giveaway

In Giveaways, Italian, Soup On December 10, 2013 33 Comments

How many different pots of soup or stew have you already made this season? There are a lot of things I enjoy about making soup: It’s delicious and… Read More »

Recipe Roundup: Perfect Pasta Dinners

Shrimp, Artichoke & Feta Pasta

In Italian, Pasta, Seafood On August 12, 2013 5 Comments

Happy Monday to everyone! How was your weekend? I had a great weekend cooking and planning for my vacation. I also got my photo taken with Patrick Dempsey… Read More »

Quick & Easy Turkey Ragù | foodnfocus.com

Quick & Easy Turkey Ragù

In Giveaways, Italian, Pasta, Poultry On July 19, 2013 23 Comments

Here we are on another lovely Friday. Remember all of that complaining I’ve been doing about wanting summer to show up? Well, it’s here. In full force. It… Read More »

Proscuitto, Olive & Truffle Pasta

Proscuitto, Olive & Truffle Pasta

In Giveaways, Pasta On May 10, 2013 28 Comments

This has been one heck of a week.  Sunshine, warmth, rain, cold. This weather has been toying with my emotions!  But again…thank goodness that it is Friday. And… Read More »

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Stuffed Artichokes

In Italian, Vegetables On April 12, 2013 4 Comments

Today’s recipe is something that brings me back to my childhood. While this isn’t the exact recipe, I can remember numerous Sunday lunches at my grandmother’s house where… Read More »

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Day 4: Herb Focaccia

In Bakery, Giveaways On December 6, 2012 20 Comments

I’m really bummed that the weather is changing, mostly because my herb garden has died. Fresh herbs tend to be expensive and so I’m always looking for a… Read More »

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Meaty Lasagna

In Beef, Italian, Pasta, Pork On November 8, 2012 3 Comments

Let’s take a minute to talk about lasagna. I’m Italian and this is quite possibly one of my favorite dishes. You’ve got the meat and you get the… Read More »

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Rosemary & Sun-Dried Tomato Bread

In Bakery, Italian, Mediterranean On October 11, 2012 1 Comment

I’d be really surprised if this week could go any slower. I think it’s dragging on because I’m dreaming of my weekend at home, in stretchy pants, cooking… Read More »

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Eataly NYC

In Travels On September 26, 2012 3 Comments

I know that I’ve mentioned Eataly on the blog before but this is truly becoming one of my favorite spots to visit while in New York City.  Eataly… Read More »

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Little Italy Chicken Pitas

In Healthy, Poultry, Sandwiches On September 17, 2012 20 Comments

Show of hands, how many of you brown bag your lunch every day?  Today’s post is in honor of those that brown-bag it each day and is an… Read More »

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Basil Pesto

In Sauce On August 17, 2012 2 Comments

Growing a garden on a patio, in pots, seems to be nearly impossible. Except when it comes to basil. That stuff grows like a weed and despite all… Read More »

Orzo with Chicken and Asiago

Orzo with Chicken and Asiago

In Italian, Pasta, Poultry On July 24, 2012 0 Comments

Here’s a quick little recipe that makes a great, complete meal: Orzo with Chicken and Asiago. As usual, I made a few alterations to the printed recipe to… Read More »

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Festa Italiana

In Italian, Travels On July 23, 2012 2 Comments

Alright Monday. What do you have for me? The weekend was great, as usual. Summers in Milwaukee are filled with festivals galore…which means food. Lots of food. We… Read More »

Italian Meatball Burger

Italian Meatball Burgers

In Beef, Burgers, Poultry On July 17, 2012 0 Comments

I’m back at it this week and my kitchen is in full-on cooking mode. I came across this recipe for Italian Meatball Burgers from Cooking Light and had… Read More »

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Italian Meatball Sliders

In Beef, Burgers, Italian On June 20, 2012 1 Comment

I know that I’ve mentioned before that one of my favorite times of the month is the day my Cooking Light magazine arrives. I always can’t wait to… Read More »

Three Cheese, Sausage & Roasted Red Pepper Pizza

Three Cheese, Sausage & Roasted Red Pepper Pizza

In Italian, Pizza On June 13, 2012 0 Comments

I know that’s a mouthful but this is the most delicious pizza ever. I modeled this pizza after my favorite pizza served up at Rustico Pizzeria here in… Read More »

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Bruschetta Pasta with Chicken

In Grilling, Healthy, Italian, Pasta, Poultry On June 11, 2012 2 Comments

Oh, hello Monday. It seems like Monday always creeps up on me despite all of my efforts to extend my weekends. I’ve got a busy week ahead of… Read More »

Balsamic and Shallot Chicken Breasts

Balsamic & Shallot Chicken Breasts

In Poultry On May 15, 2012 0 Comments

I’ve been a long time lover of balsamic vinegar. It makes for a great chicken marinade and also a great salad dressing. Perhaps this spawned from my grandfather… Read More »

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That’s Amore! Homemade Pasta Sauce

In Italian On May 14, 2012 0 Comments

Since I’m Italian, one of my favorite things is pasta. I try to limit my intake because I’m sure all of those carbs aren’t the best for anyone…. Read More »