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Chicken Pasta Salad

After last night’s birthday dessert, we rerally needed something a bit less caloric ...

Walnut Cream Cake

Victor has been whining for years to Marie about a Walnut Cream Cake she used to make way ...

Oven Braised Artichokes

I saw artichokes at the store this morning. Purple, even… At 99¢ a piece, I had to ...

Mafaldine and Semelle

We just had a quiet dinner at home. Nonna is off with her eldest son, so it was time to br...

Not Quite Jambalaya

It’s kinda wet and kinda rainy … perfect weather for a not-quite-jambalaya. I ...

Pineapple Dump Cake

I just made 20 cakes for work, tomorrow. Folks who know me know that I very rarely talk ab...

Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

It’s so nice to be married to a man who can cook! When I spoke with Victor at lunch,...

Spring Salads

The weather has finally turned warm. We may actually see Spring – as in officially s...

Empanadas

Tonight’s dinner was brought to you by the fine people at Goya. I was passing throug...

Salad Time

The calendar says Spring. The thermometer says Summer. And the Stomach says Salad. It̵...

Sloppy Joe’s and Dirty Potatoes

My original plan for dinner, tonight, was either split pea or lentil soup. I bought a ham ...

Kolaches

We caught an episode of Cooks Country on PBS a couple of weeks ago. It’s a variation...

Gnocchi and Beets

For as long as I have known Victor, he has stated that he hates beets. Hates. Loathes. Des...

Stuffed Chicken Breast

We were watching Jacques Pepin on PBS the other night and I marvelled at how he just keeps...

Chicken and Dumplings

Victor decided to try his hand at a dish fairly foreign to his Italian heritage – Ch...