Jewtalian’s Comfort Food

On a cold snowy day it’s natural to think warm comfort food: soups, creamy mac n cheese, spaghetti and meatballs, fried eggplant, chicken or veal, and maybe even lasagna soup! See below many of my comfort food recipes over the years. Click on the recipe name for the link. Enjoy! Veal Milanese  Nanny’s Manicotti  Braised…

Hot Toddy

When you have a cold and/or a sore throat, a hot toddy is the best cure! And if you’re not sick but it’s a cold winter night it’s also the way to go. All you need is bourbon, a big squeeze of honey, 1/2 of a lemon. Then mix and add hot water. As you…

Spiked Nutella Hot Chocolate

I’m not a big lover of chocolate in general but on a cold winter day, after shoveling some snow a cup of hot chocolate will soothe the soul. I saw a few recipes for nutella hot chocolate on pinterest and knew that my husband would love it. So, I did my research and came up…

Summer Grapefruit Cocktail

Looking for fun new cocktails for the summer? Step 1 is to get your hands on these ice molds which form into large balls. You can fill them with countless different juices, herbs and citrus, but my favorite is grapefruit. (You can find them on amazon or William Sonoma.) Simply carve out half a grapefruit…

Summer Cocktails!

As the hot summer months get closer, we all start to dream up delicious refreshing cocktails (I’m not alone on this, right?).  And who doesn’t love an ice-cold vodka lemonade, frozen margarita or spiked iced coffee?  During the summer, my family loves to concoct new drinks using fresh fruits in a blender or new liquors…

Aunt Bonnie’s Espresso Chocolate Pudding Shots

Aunt Bonnie rarely comes to a party with out her cooler or tray of Jell-O shots. They are such a fun and delicious treat to bring to a party! In preparation of making these I went to the grocery store, liquor store and the party store (it was closed) looking for the plastic shot glasses that come…