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Lasagne

Victor made an outstanding lasagne yesterday. It was so outstanding, I wanted it for dinner again, tonight! Lasagne is one of those dishes we don’t make really often because there’s just no way to make a small one. I definitely don’t mind lef...

Fig and Polenta Cake

Tonight’s dessert is brought to you by a little 118 ml bottle of Grappa we brought back from Italy in 2012. For five years I have looked at that bottle and said i was going to make something with it. Today, I finally did. Grappa, for the uninitiated, is...

Sausage and Escarole

I had no idea when I walked into the kitchen what I was going to make for dinner. I had gone grocery...

Sourdough Pizza

Looking back through pizza posts and it seems like I’m in a rut – while every one of the...

Eggplant Rigatoni Timbale

And another gastronomical delight has been prepared in our kitchen! Whilst I was diligently working,...

Avanzi di Pane

Avanzi di pane means leftover bread in Italian. At least, it does by Bing translate standards. Googl...

More Sourdough

This is classic the more I learn, the less I know. Which, of course, means I need to learn more. To ...

Sourdough Bread

The sourdough bread of my youth doesn’t exist, anymore. The very best – in my not so hum...

Orzo and an Egg

Tonight’s dinner is brought to you by the fact that I wanted something different. We have real...

Ravioli

Have you ever had one of those meals where you just wanted to keep eating… and eating… a...

Pork Scallopini Marsala

Tonight’s dinner would probably be more fitting on a colder night – but it’s in th...

Eye of the Round Roast

I did my weekly shopping at the Acme, today, because I needed to get Nonna’s Apple Strudel Bit...

Pane Bianco

It’s raining outside. It started yesterday and will continue through tonight. Lots and lots of...

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

It’s Saturday Night. We need a new dessert! Dessert is a nightly adventure at our house. 7pm. ...