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Hi there!  My name is  Tim and this is what I do in my spare time.  It’s mostly me talking about what we had for dinner, but it’s also a fun place to gather a recipe or two and glimpse a picture of that dinner, too. My husband of 20+ years, Victor, and I cook at h...

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Knotted Dinner Rolls

  I have been looking at this recipe for six months telling myself I have to make these. I am so sorry I waited so long! They are from Fine Cooking magazine.  And it is rapidly becoming my favorite cooking magazine! These may just be the best – and easiest – din...

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Walnut Raisin Bread

It’s been snowing now for 24 continuous hours. One of the best snowfalls I’ve seen in years. Feet and feet o...

Pane all’Olio
Spaghetti and a Loaf of Bread
Pane al Pistacchio
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Apricot Cheese Cake

In baseball parlance, sometimes ya strike out, and sometimes you hit one out of the park. Tonight, I hit one out of the ...

Pear Upside Down Cake
Flourless Chocolate Cake
Sour Cream Apple Pie, Revisited
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La Vigilia and Crab Cioppino

The Feast of the Seven Fish… Christmas Eve was once a day of abstinence in the Catholic Church – no meat &#...

Christmas Cookies 2015
Starting the Christmas Cookies
Happy Easter 2015
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Olive Oil from Modica

George, our host in Sicily, when we visited last May, is a true Renaissance Man. Once we left the 1-800-world of big-b...

Focaccia – Ragusa-Style
Our Last Night in Modica
Sunday Dinner Sicilian-Style
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White Bread

I bake a fair amount of bread but I don’t make a lot of sandwich-type breads. The loaves I usually bake tend to be...

Corn Flake Chicken
Crock Pot Phobia
Bachelor Dinner
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Sunday Breakfast

Imagine being in a house with the smell of freshly-baked scones and bacon wafting through the air… I, of course, d...

Cavatelli
Another Vat of Sauce
Sunday Pasta
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