"The best times you are going to have in life are at the dinner table and in bed." Old Italian saying. So relax, and enjoy the simple things!


Quick Baked Ziti #Weekly Menu Plan

Quick Baked Ziti: simplelivingeating.com

Lots of folks coming to your house last minute? Have a bunch of kids you need to make a meal for...? Quick Baked Ziti is your dinner solution. 


Chicken Francese #Weekly Menu Plan

chicken francese- simplelivingeating.com

There are many stories about the origin of Chicken Francese. The one I like goes like this: Around the 1940s French food was becoming popular in fancy restaurants in the US. An Italian restaurant owner decided to make something "French like" he called this chicken dish "allah Francese" or "Chicken Francese"


Puttanesca Sauce #Weekly Menu Plan

Puttanesca Sauce- simplelivingeating.com

Puttanesca sauce has quite a sordid past. It is reputed to be the pasta sauce of prostitutes in Naples that need to make something quick to eat before they got to work. 


Omurice: Japanese Omelette #Food of the World

Omurice- Japanese Omelette- simplelivingeating.com

My son just returned from 16 days touring and camping in Japan at the World Scout Jamboree. He camped with 34,000 teenagers from around the world. 


Mediterranean Chickpea Burger #Vegetarian Recipes

Mediterranean Chickpea Burger- simplelivingeating.com

My family has always loved falafel and they were very happy when I gave up the pre-made mix and started making my own.