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There are tons of recipes and fun cook books on the site, from Family and Friends, to Tim's Mom, or a couple of Dineen Family Reunion books with LOTS of old family favorites.

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From the Fabulous Food Blog


Food Fun and Fun Food

  • Spaghetti and a Loaf of Bread

    Spaghetti and a Loaf of Bread

    Sunday easy livin’… We took a trip down to West Chester to pick up some seasonal items to plant in the new vegetable garden. Our timing probably could have been better – it’s still hot and we’re off on to the West Coast on Thursday – but when ya have a new toy, ya gotta […]

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  • Baked Crêpes Cacciatore with Parmesan Cream Sauce

    Baked Crêpes Cacciatore with Parmesan Cream Sauce

    I tend to toss cooking magazines, nowadays… I have subscribed to, read, saved, and otherwise consumed so many magazines over the years, I could star in an episode of Hoarders. I probably have 50 or so left – mainly La Cucina Italiana since they no longer publish – but there’s a few others that have made […]

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  • Australian Garlic Salt

    Australian Garlic Salt

    Through the miracle of Facebook, I was online-talking a couple of weeks ago with a cousin who lives in Australia. Kathryn and I have never actually met in person but were introduced through other cousins from Omaha. She is originally an Omaha girl but has lived down under for quite some time. In typical family-fashion, […]

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  • Fagioli Rossi con Ragù di Anatra

    Fagioli Rossi con Ragù di Anatra

    I was really bummed when La Cucina Italiana ceased publication. It was by far my favorite cooking magazine. I read every issue cover-to-cover and always found lots of recipes and new ideas. It really was my go-to for new ideas. And then it went away. Condé Nast – the evil publishing empire – closed down […]

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  • Carbonara and Cured Eggs

    Carbonara and Cured Eggs

    There’s new fun food at our house!! I know, I know… How unusual… but the cured egg yolks really did come out good! My stomach is smiling, as my sister, Eileen, used to say. I had already thawed the lamb rack, otherwise  I probably would have made the carbonara the main dish, but, a bit […]

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