Maria's Italian Kitchen

Why Lentils for NYE 2020?

I would ask my mother every year, “Why do you tell us to eat lentils on New Year’s Eve?” Her answer was very simple, because my mother Luisa said it was for good luck.  So each year, My… Read More

A Time of Giving 2020

I learned very early on from my Mother Maria that when people are hurting they need some loving kindness. For our family that was always a tray of Home Made lasagna. She would put on Italian music, and… Read More