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Crespelle con funghi e carne macinata di manzo

That sounds a lot fancier than hamburger and mushrooms in crepes, but, that’s essentially what we had. Crespella is what we – and the French – call a crêpe. The same concept, anyway. The flour-to-egg ratio is a bit different, but the end r...

Summer Salads and Wedding Bells

Summertime… and the livin’ is easy… Oh. Wait. It’s Fall. September 28th. Debbie’s birthday. And it’s 84° outside. I’m more used to weather like this at home than I am here in Pennsylvania. It’s been a wild year...

Butternut Squash Soup

  I just love coming home to dinner on the table! It really is one of life’s great luxuri...

Butternut Squash Risotto

It’s officially Fall – I’ve made our first Butternut Squash Risotto of the season...

Birthday Beef Stew

We always get to choose what we want for our birthday dinner, and Cybil is no exception. 11 years a...

Pork Pies

A while back I picked up a package of ground pork at the grocers. As is typical of my shopping habi...

Sunday Supper Times Three

  Spicy pulled pork atop cheesy, creamy polenta! A kinda Mexico meets Italy via the Bronx. Or ...

Stuffed Peppers

This has not been a stellar year for our backyard garden, but the few things we have gotten have be...

Chicken and Sweets

Victor made a totally awesome hash for dinner last night – complete with perfectly-runny eggs...

Ricotta Ravioli with Asparagus Cream

What do lemon and ricotta ravioli and asparagus have in common? A love of cream, for one… Som...

Labor Day Indoor Picnic

As a kid, Labor Day was my all-time-least-favorite holiday. It meant the following day was the firs...