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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...


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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We’re having a bit of a green food contest at work Tuesday during our store meeting. My entry is going to be a B...

Pecorino Cheese Bread
Walnut Raisin Bread
Pane all’Olio

Baked Apple Terrine

I seriously wonder why I buy cooking magazines. I constantly find fault with them, the ones I get are often pretentious ...

Lemon Almond Semolina Cupcakes
Miss Finney’s Apple Cake
Apricot Cheese Cake

Easter 2016

What a fun, relaxing day! You’d think with 15 people coming to dinner, little kids, a crazy dog, and a dozen dishe...

La Vigilia and Crab Cioppino
Christmas Cookies 2015
Starting the Christmas Cookies

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

Mahi Mahi and Spicy Salsa

It’s a bit nippy outside, so I thought I’d fire up the grill and spice up some fish – and pick some pr...

Spaghetti for Victor’s Birthday
Lemon Almond Semolina Cupcakes
Steaks on the Grill

Malloreddus and Meatballs

A gloriously-sunny day and homemade pasta for dinner. Who could ask for anything more?!? The day started off by my putt...

Stuffed Pork Tenderloin
Valentine Lasagne
Sunday Breakfast

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