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Pork Tenderloin and Tapenade

While I was out in the sub-freezing world, today, Victor was home – our warm, well-i...

Chicken Pot Pie

When the weather gets rough, the formerly-tough get cooking. We didn’t get anything ...

Pizza and Bomb Cyclones

Oh the weather outside is frightful But the fire is so delightful And since we’ve no...

Steaks on the Barbie

The banishment has been lifted! I’m allowed back in the kitchen! To celebrate, I mad...

Italian Wedding Soup and Banishment from the Kitchen

Victor cleaned the kitchen, today, while I was at work. I’m officially banished for ...

Sicilian-Style Chicken Agrodolce

Since the demise of the US version of La Cucina Italiana, my go-to recipe magazine has bec...

Kolaches for the New Year

We do not go for the New Year Tradition foods at our house. There will be no black-eyed pe...

Homemade Pasta and 2017 in Review

If the only thing that happened in 2017 was political, I’d simply kill myself and ge...

Canned Cheese

Our neighbors up the street always get a big tray of cookies at Christmas. They’re t...

Christmas Cinnamon Rolls

Christmas Morning, 2017. It’s reasonably quiet around here. Nonna’s TV is blar...

Ghosts of Christmases Past

One of my Christmas Traditions every year is to read A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens....

Meatballs, Cookies, and Holiday Spirits

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, around here. A few more things to wrap,...

Kanelsnurror

Being the Liberal Elites that we are, we were at home watching a Rick Steve’s travel...

Pepperoni Pizza

I really can’t remember the last time we had pizza for dinner. It’s definitely...