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The Trip to Bountiful

Our trip to bountiful is walking outside. The garden is going crazy! It is so much fun walking outside and picking dinner. The challenge will be properly utilizing everything. We had a hard time last year keeping up with one eggplant – so this year we pl...

Sunday Pasta

The first eggplant came off the vine, today! It was smallish – it could have grown  few more days – but it’s mid-July. We’re ready to start partaking! There are two eggplant plants out there. We’re going to be up to our eyeballs ...

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...

Scallops and Homemade Cavatelli

I’ve been staring at a bag of cavatelli in the freezer since Victor made it a few weeks ago wh...