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April 28, 2020

Let's make some meatballs!

Makes 18 meatballs 

1 cup breadcrumbs, or house-seasoned croutons
1 cup heavy cream 
1 pound ground beef
1 pound pork sausage 
1 cup chopped onion
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 eggs, beaten
⅔ cup grated Parmesan, plus extra for topping  

April 24, 2020

It's National Picnic Day! Even though we are all staying at home right now, we can still have a picnic inside. Grab some pillows, blankets and candles and make a picnic spot near a window in your house. Add some fun food, drinks and games and make it a party. Here are...

April 21, 2020

Old El Paso has a new line of shredded cheese. Here's a recipe using the new Old El Paso Monterey Jack cheese - Chicken and Gnocchi Cheese Soup. I'll be sharing this recipe on Wood TV's eightWest on Tuesday, April 21st at 11am EST. Tune in and check out all of the vari...

April 20, 2020

Check out my One-Pot Roast Chicken Noodle Soup! Instead of roasting a chicken and separately boiling the noodles, I roast the chicken over the soup and then let the noodles cook in the same roasting pan. It's super easy and so flavorful because all of the chicken dripp...

April 8, 2020

Here's my Pappardelle Pepper-Crusted Beef Ragu. If you love comfort food then you are going to LOVE this recipe. I will be showing you how to make this dish on several TV stations in the next few weeks. Here is when it will air (I will update this post when new TV stat...

April 7, 2020

Check out my Lasagna Soup. It's easy to make and it uses great pantry items that you probably already have on hand. This soup is perfect to make when you are craving Lasagna, but you don't want the extra calories or carbs and you don't have a lot of time. Check out the...

April 1, 2020

Tune in tomorrow, April 1st, to My West Michigan on WZZM - 13 On Your Side - to see some of my Quarantine Cooking Recipes. We are all staying at home right now, so let's cook together. 

Update 4-2-2020 Here's the video:


(Serves 6-8)

1 lb. penne p...

March 28, 2020

 Let's make some Harissa. Harissa is a North African chili pepper paste. It's super versatile and easy to make. It adds a ton of flavor to all of your favorite dishes. I don't make mine too hot because I like to add it to several meals. Here's my recipe for Harissa and...

March 24, 2020

Join Nate Blurry and me on Wednesday, March 25 at 5 pm EST for an IG live to see our Cooking and Cocktails In Quarantine on my Instagram page - @ginaferwerda. I am a contributor to a new series on Instagram called @the_quarantine_collective. It was started by Anthony C...

March 23, 2020

Hey guys! Hope everyone is doing well and staying at home during this crazy time. I have been cooking up a storm and sharing lots of my recipes online. If you are looking for some inspiring recipes using some great pantry ingredients from some amazing culinary pros, ch...

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About Gina

Gina Ferwerda is a cookbook author, TV personality, food and travel blogger, business entrepreneur, and co-founder of the 100+ Women Who Care of Oceana County. 


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