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Wintery Pasta & Cheesy Garlic Bread

Tonight was going to be salads with grilled chicken.  Slushy snow is falling from the sky.  We had pasta, instead. It’s been raining all day, we’re under a flood watch,  it’s cold, windy, and the aforementioned slush just made my day.  ...

It’s Cold Outside

It’s been cold and raining the past few days.  Salads have gone on hiatus for a bit until I warm up, again.  I’ve also been busy doing other things and haven’t been here to post dinners – so here are the past three! Saturday was a be...

Spring Salads

The thermometer outside may say Winter right now, but the calendar is saying Spring!  Spring means...

Steaks with Strawberry BBQ Sauce

Whaddaya do when you have a 4-pound container of Strawberries?!?  Why…  ya make Strawberry ...

Pork Chops, Mexican-Style

Tonight’s dinner was all about having some polenta.  But polenta is usually Italian, and I w...

(Almost) Breakfast for Dinner

My last issue of Today’s Diet and Nutrition magazine had several rice recipes.  As is my won...

Crab Cakes

I saw some fresh (pasteurized) crab at the grocery today.  I thought crab-stuffed chicken breasts ...

Lasagnette

The cover recipe of the June 2009 La Cucina Italiana was a dish called lasagnette di farina di farr...

Strawberry Fields Forever

What do ya do when you have two people and two pounds of perfect strawberries?  You get creative a...

Friday Weigh-In

Well…  it was too good to last.  Two weeks of effortless (albeit small) weight-loss turned ...

Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig oraibh!

I’ve cooked more than my share of corned beef, cabbage, and Irish sausages for this year.  I...

When Irish Eyes Are NOT Smiling

  I planned on bringing a loaf of Irish bread to work today. I have made this bread so many tim...

Halibut Fillets with Walnuts and Shallots

It’s cold, wet, and raining outside.  Not my idea of what the weather should be like in the ...

Tea & Cakes Tea Room

A dear friend of ours opened up a Tea Room in Media, PA a while back and I was down there yesterday...