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All posts by Tim Dineen

Sunday Pasta

The first eggplant came off the vine, today! It was smallish – it could have grown  few more ...

Baking with Beer

It’s one of those perfect days for Mother Nature’s Outdoor Proofing Box. Definitely time...

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

I just love that Victor is retired. Little things like walking into the house after work and having ...

Corn with Cotija

Ever look at a picture or a magazine cover and decide you just have to make something? I do it all t...

Pork with Robiola

Several years ago we donated a few hundred cook books to the local library book drive. That left us ...

Steaks and Baked Beans

It’s pushing 90°F out there. That’s 32°C for the rest of the world. However you measur...

Holiday Hamburgers

Baking bread on hot, muggy days may seem counter-intuitive, but Mother Nature’s Outdoor Proofi...

Shrimp and Grits – Mexican-Style

July 1st. Independence Day weekend. 241 years since the signing of the Declaration of Independence. ...

Lemon Basil Tagliatelle

I just read a great opinion piece in the NY Times about Blue Apron – the company that sends yo...

Torta di Patate

When I described what I was thinking of making for dinner, tonight, Victor’s first comment was...

Mini Cheese Cakes

We were watching Jacques Pepin the other night and he made a mini-cheese cake / souffle that really ...

Summer Salads

The first day of Summer deserves a salad for dinner. It’s a celebratory meal for a celebratory...

Bean and Wheat Berry Salad

It’s just a couple of days before the official start of summer, but the weather is already scr...

Polenta con Ragù di Carni Bianche

That sounds so much more impressive than polenta with a white meat sauce, doesn’t it?!? But th...

Spaghetti

We don’t seem to eat a lot of spaghetti, anymore. We both love it but Nonna no longer cares fo...