Italian American Classic – Puttanesca Sauce — jovina cooks

“Alla Puttanesca” literally means “in the style of a whore” in Italian. The name famously refers to prostitutes, with stories (most of them debunked by historians) attributing the connection to the fact that the dish was quick to make between clients, or so aromatic it helped prostitutes attract them. However, it is an Italian sauce […] … Continue reading Italian American Classic – Puttanesca Sauce — jovina cooks

An Autumn Flavored Dinner — jovina cooks

Depending on where you live you’ll find everything from the first apples of the season to fresh broccoli, pumpkin and other squashes, grapes, cauliflower, root vegetables, melons, and sweet potatoes to just name a few. Incorporate these foods throughout your menu: try apples in your pancakes, stuff, and roast an acorn squash, add grapes to […] … Continue reading An Autumn Flavored Dinner — jovina cooks

Retro Cooking Part 1

Yes, I do remember, cheese balls was a must have for a holiday get-together. Thanks for sharing!

How to Start a Cool-Season Vegetable Garden

What Is In Season In April?

In my part of the world, produce planted in February is coming into season during the month of April. Friday’s market had plenty of radishes, cauliflower, broccoli, potatoes, spinach, leeks and asparagus. Fresh herbs and citrus fruits are still plentiful and they make excellent flavor additives to savory dishes. There was lots to choose from, […] … Continue reading What Is In Season In April?