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The Weekend Food Fest

It doesn’t get much better than having dear friends over for the weekend – especially when said friends are as enthusiastic about food as we are about cooking it. Definitely a friendship made in heaven! Ann and Julie drove down from Rochester, taki...

Homemade Pasta and 2017 in Review

If the only thing that happened in 2017 was political, I’d simply kill myself and get it over with. Having that man become President has been painful. Watching the travesties coming out of Congress have been worse – and that’s saying a lot. J...

Creamy Soup and Crusty Rolls

Victor made a great batch of soup, yesterday, whilst I was at work. One of those perfect surprises a...

Butternut Squash Soup & Flatbread

When is a pizza not a pizza? Why, when it’s a flatbread, of course! It seems that flatbread is...

The Trip to Bountiful

Our trip to bountiful is walking outside. The garden is going crazy! It is so much fun walking outsi...

Sunday Pasta

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

Mafaldine and Semelle

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

Preparing for a Blizzard

The weather forecasting for tonight and tomorrow has run the gamut – from a huge storm to no b...

Sunday in the Kitchen

We’ve been out of Victor’s pasta sauce for a couple of weeks. Since the garden tomatoes ...

Canning Little Grandma’s Eggplant Appetizer

Mother Nature is smiling down on us because one eggplant plant is producing eggplant for the world! ...

Garden Bounty

We did a bit of tag-teaming in the kitchen, today.  We picked a bit of produce from the yard and ha...

Sunday in the Kitchen

It’s been a fun day in the kitchen. I made Mint Pepper Jelly and fried peppers, and Victor mad...

Sunday Sauce

A rainy Sunday is the perfect day to replenish our supply of pasta sauce. Actually, any day is perf...

Papardelle with Guanciale

The guanciale has been calling my name for a week. Today, I decided to answer. And before I had eve...