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Manicotti and Mamma

When there’s an 86 year old in the house, mealtimes tend to be pushed forward a bit.  It’s not horrible on a day like this since we’ll probably all be in bed early, anyway, if the lights go out, as expected. This storm has been a pain alrea...

Soup and Sandy

Fresh-baked bread and a pot of soup simmering on the stove are two of the better ways to hunker down during a storm.  We’ve used up just about every cliché we can think of, and I swear I really need to get that damned “The wind began to switch...

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

There’s just nothing worse than sitting around the house waiting for a hurricane to strike. ...

The Ham Before The Storm

In case ya haven’t heard, we have a bit of a storm heading our way.  In fact, not just headi...

Beef Soup and Beer Bread

Last night was chicken soup and cornbread   Tonight is beef soup and beer bread.  With this %$...

Chicken Soup & Cornbread

If there is any benefit to not feeling well, it’s having Victor cook.  Chicken soup and a sl...

Chicken and Drop-Biscuits

Cooking and taking pictures of dinner is fun, but it generally doesn’t tell the whole story...

Baseball Food

It’s Giants baseball tonight.  Baseball.  This is it.  Game 7.  If they win tonight it...

Roast Chicken with Tomatoes, Potatoes, and Cauliflower

Clean-out-the-refrigerator meals can be so much fun! I knew I was roasting a chicken but wasn’...

2012 Fruitcake

It’s never too early to bake a fruitcake.  The beauty of them is they get better as they a...

Butternut Squash Soup

Another Saturday Treat awaiting me as I walked in the door, today!  Butternut Squash Soup!  A rea...

Butternut Squash and Spinach

Tonight’s dinner is brought to you by spinach and butternut squash.  Two of our more-favorit...

Shrimp & Peppers with Lentils

One of the fun things I like about cooking is taking parts of different recipes and combining them ...

Pumpkin Pie with a Phyllo Crust

I’ve made a lot of things with phyllo dough in the past – but never a custard pie.  I ...