Yum Is there something that you love but only eat out at a restaurant? I love Ahi Tuna , but I was always afraid to make it at home. My last trip to whole foods I found ahi tuna steaks on sale and decided I was going to experiment with a tuna steak recipe. As […]
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Authentic Homemade Lasagna Recipe
Lasagna is Italian comfort food. One of the most popular recipes on The Brooklyn Mom is my Authentic Italian Sunday Sauce. The comments I have received is, not only is the sauce recipe delicious. but that its the authenticity and it being an adapted original family recipe that people really relate and respond to. While […]
Authentic Italian Sunday Sauce
If you grew up in an Italian family like I did, chances are you had Sunday Dinner (at 1:00 PM) each week with your family. And, if you were lucky enough like I was, that included your extended family. Each week from when I was a child until well into my 20’s, we were all […]
Authentic Homemade Manicotti
If there is a signature recipe in my family, it is definitely my Grandmother’s Homemade Manicotti recipe made with homemade manicotti shells. One of the most popular recipes on The Brooklyn Mom, blog is my Authentic Italian Sunday Sauce. The comments I have received is, not only is it delicious. but that its the authenticity […]
Instant Pot Short Ribs
Fall cooking and Family Dinners…these are two of my favorite things. Short ribs are the ultimate comfort food, but they take a LONG time to cook. Cooking them in the traditional way can take up to 4 hours and I don’t often have that kind of time. Once again, the Instant Pot to the rescue! […]
Healthy Instant Pot Chicken and Broccoli
Instant Pot Chinese Food? Yes, please! This Healthy Instant Pot Chicken and Broccoli is a delicious, healthier take on your favorite Chinese take out! The chicken is sautéed in your Instant Pot, not fried, and features my favorite healthy swap outs! And the best part….it was on the table in less than 30 minutes! Weekdays […]
Healthy Instant Pot Chicken Piccata
Yum I have been working on converting our favorite recipes to the Instant Pot! My latest recipe for Healthy Instant Pot Chicken Piccata is my daughter’s favorite and in regular rotation in my house. This recipe is a healthier , lighted up version of what you typically get in piccata. No flour, a tablespoon of […]
Instant Pot Stuffed Cabbage Rolls
Making these Stuffed Cabbage Rolls in your Instant Pot means less stress over what’s for dinner! The Instant Pot was such a game changer for me and it will be for you too! This recipe for Instant Pot Stuffed Cabbage uses simple ingredients for a hearty, nutritious dinner that is perfect for either […]
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At Home Permanent Hair Removal with Nood
Tired of shaving, well, everywhere? I have always had to shave almost daily and the older I get the more annoying it is. I wax my eyebrows, but I don’t like to wax my legs or bikini area because you have to let the hair grow in before you can wax again. So I continue […]
Trying out the Cubii Total Body Compact Elliptical!
I admit, I have fallen off my fitness routine since Covid and I have had such a hard time getting back into motion. I’ve never been a gym person, which is part of the problem. With all good intentions, I bought an exercise bike that took up way too much room in my Brooklyn […]
Meat Delivery Box Review…Why I Love Butcher Box!
I have been using Butcher Box Meat Delivery Box service for over a year now and I absolutely LOVE it! Butcher Box delivers 100% grass-fed beef, free-range organic chicken, humanely raised pork, and wild-caught seafood directly to your door. Choose from four different curated boxes or completely customize your own box based on your and […]
Off to Camp….Camp Name Labels to Label it ALL!
It may be March, but you know the drill. Summer will be here before you know it. Whether your child is off to Sleepaway Camp or Day Camp, the #1 Rule is LABEL EVERYTHING!!! The first year my daughter (now 14) went to camp, I manually hand wrote her name with tape and a Sharpie […]