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  Tonight’s dinner is brought to you by Clean Out The Refrigerator. We’ve been having good luck paring down the freezer and refrigerator this week, but we’re now approaching the end – and that means the odds and ends of things. We...

New York, New York

  Once upon a time, a strip steak was called a New York steak. It was a reference to Delmonico’s in NYC – even though a “Delmonico” steak was actually a ribeye.  The eye of the ribeye, to be exact. I’m not sure how a strip ...

Pumpkin Cake

Today felt more like a Fall day than the dead of Winter so I thought a Pumpkin Cake was in order. I...

Sunday Breakfast

  I just loves me some Sunday Morning Breakfast. Eggs, potatoes, toast, and whatever breakfast...

Lentils and Fennel

  I love stuff on top of stuff. Layers of food are good. I’ve dealt with people who can&...

Still Cleaning out the Freezer

It has been clean-out-the-freezer-week here at the Dineen/Martorano homestead. It’s been m...

Leftovers

  What does tonight’s dinner have in common with last night’s dinner?!? Just about...

Meat and Potatoes

  The whole reason for making the dinner rolls today was I wanted roast beef with mashed pota...

Grandmother’s Dinner Rolls

  I wanted to make dinner rolls for tonight so I went to my mom’s cook book for ideas. ...

Coconut Macadamia Cake

It turned cold, again. Time to mentally head to Hawai’i. Hawai’i… I think I could...

Sunday French Toast and Fresh-Squeezed Juice

I’ve probably mentioned a few (hundred) times that we never buy single-use appliances. I̵...

Veal Stew

  I’m in major-use-things-out-of-the-freezer mode. My last few shopping trips have been ...

Oven Fried

  Tonight’s dinner is brought to you by store-bought frozen mozzarella sticks. I know, I...

Valentine’s Day

  We don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day. That hokey Hallmark-Florist-Candy-Industries...

Mardi Gras

  About a dozen years ago, the company Victor worked for tried to get him to transfer to New O...