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Pork Chops Milanese alla Victor

I brought home a couple of pretty nice bone-in pork chops, yesterday. I was thinking a Pork Chop Milanese-style dish was in order. We’ve been through the chicken and beef rut a few times – it was time for something new. I called home at lunch, and ...

Chicken Stew

We have a Freeze Warning, tonight. It’s April 19th. I am not amused. I don’t mind the rain, I don’t mind the overcast or clouds. I’m really tired of the cold, though. Dank, penetrating cold that seeps into your entire being. And have I ...

Sausages and Artichokes

I am pretty certain my 23 and Me Ancestry is wrong. I’m Sicilian – pale, peeli...

Chili con Carne

I bought a tri-tip roast on Friday with plans to grill it, today. I knew it wasn’t g...

The Weekend Food Fest

It doesn’t get much better than having dear friends over for the weekend – esp...

Ricotta with Date and Pecan Pesto

Here we go with another fantastic recipe from our new cookbook Shaya! It’s one of th...

Butternut Squash and Lobster Risotto

Tonight’s dinner is brought to you by things falling out of the freezer, this mornin...

Burgers ‘n’ Peppers

Sometimes the simplest things are the best. Fresh peppers and onions, a burger on the gril...

Eggplant Lasagne

He’s done it, again. An Eggplant Lasagne that is just out of this world! I don’...

Butternut Squash Gnocchi

Our new potato ricer was put into use this afternoon – with both potatoes and butter...

Kitchen Gadgets

You may have heard that we’re having a bit of a snowstorm, right now. A plow just we...

Snowbound Pizza

Welcome to the second day of Spring – and another snowstorm. The weather service is ...

Five-Onion Soup with Provolone Toast

We have a brand-new cookbook in the house. That, in and of itself, is not that unusual. Th...

Chicken, Chorizo, and Seafood Paella

In one week, we saw two different cooking shows on cooking paella. Not that I believe in o...