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Pizza and Bomb Cyclones

Oh the weather outside is frightful But the fire is so delightful And since we’ve no place to go Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow! I was a weather-related call-out to work, this morning. Yesterday, I was saying we weren’t going to get anything...

Chocolate Cherry Pound Cake

We have dessert just about every night. It’s usually our 7pm ritual with Jeopardy on the tube and the start of a quiet evening at home. Blanche hears the Jeopardy theme and comes in for her cookies and her nightly round of pets and belly-rubs. We really ...

A Lesson on Making Pumpkin Pie

A friend came over this morning with her son to get a lesson in Pumpkin Pie making… They defin...

Cassoulet

If you have ever been fortunate enough to have a cassoulet in France, the dinner I made tonight woul...

Crespelle and Tomatoes

Tonight’s dinner is brought to you by a recipe I saw in Fine Cooking Magazine. I didn’t ...

More Reading Terminal Market

We’ve been here for 15 years and it’s like I just discovered Reading Terminal Market. I ...

新年好 – Gung Hay Fat Choy

Okay… you’ve heard it all before, but I’m gonna tell it, again… I got to spe...

Lentil Soup

As much as I want it to be, it’s not snowing. I know, I know… snow is a hassle and it ma...

Turkey Eggrolls

Since we went for Thanksgiving this year, we had to cook a turkey on Friday because… well̷...

Sautéed Shredded Cabbage and Squash

I married a man who doesn’t like cabbage. I mean, Victor has a bazillion or two other redeemi...

Farfalle Pasta with Lamb Sausage and Pork

I was perusing old issues of La Cucina Italiana last night looking for dinner ideas. I am still piss...

Flourless Chocolate Cake

I got a text at work on Saturday to bring home some whipping cream. Victor said I wouldn’t be ...

Cannelloni

Back in the ’60s when I worked at Pirro’s in San Francisco, we made an outrageous chicke...

Fagioli bianchi con pollo e salsiccia andouille

It’s getting to be time to clean up the garden. We only had a couple months of produce, this ...