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Broccoli Soup

The weather may not be frightful, but dinner was definitely delightful! A steaming bowl of homemade soup is one of life’s great pleasures, and when you add a loaf of warm, fresh-baked bread, it’s gastronomic heaven on earth. This was a bit of a cle...

Rustic Potato Bread

Okay, boys and girls… this is a strange recipe. It pretty much contradicts everything I’ve ever known about bread baking – and it came out perfect! Rustic Potato Bread is made with potatoes that have been boiled in salted water – cut bu...

Beef Pot Pie

With a pie crust in the ‘fridge along with two huge leftover steaks, I kinda knew to...

Steaks on the Barbie

It hit 40°F today. Time to fire up the grill. Actually, any temperature and any weather i...

Chicken Cutlets

Back in what seems like a lifetime ago, we’d go over to Victor’s mom’s h...

Cod, Sausage, and Fennel Cioppino

The latest edition of Fine Cooking magazine arrived a few days ago and one of the first re...

Beef Agrodolce

The Chicken Agrodolce I made on New Year’s Day has been taunting me. With so many go...

Pulled Pork and Fresh Rolls

I love unattended cooking. Saying that, it’s surprising that I don’t like croc...

Butterscotch Chip Cookies

The upside of having a well-stocked larder is the ability to make just about anything you ...

Orange Bars

So… what to do if you have a bag of your favorite Cara Cara oranges hanging about? W...

Orecchiette with Fennel and Tuna

We were watching Jacques Pépin – one of my most favorite chefs – the other ni...

Stuffed Cabbage

Victor and I share a pretty even like of different foods. It makes for cooking dinner pret...

Santas and Spicy Jambalaya

We started taking down Christmas, today. It was 2°F outside – absolutely no reason ...

Spaghetti and an Epiphany

I learned something new, today. I have always thought that Twelfth Night was January 6th &...