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Sour Cream Apple Pie, Revisited

Friends came to visit and brought us some apples. That means making something with apples, since me...

A Rare Saturday Off

It’s rare that I’m off on a Saturday. The normal days off are Sunday and Monday, so when...

Beets from the Garden

Our garden out back has been paying off! Victor even ate beets tonight – and liked them! It is...

Apple Roses

  Apple Roses have popped up on my Facebook feed a few times in the last couple of weeks, so I ...

Italian Wedding Soup and Fresh Bread

The Pope is in town so I thought I’d bake some bread in case he stopped by and wanted to feed...

Smoked Maple Peach BBQ Sauce

A month or so ago, my friend, Ruth, sent me a link for Smoked Maple Syrup. Obviously she knows me we...

Baked Crêpes Cacciatore with Parmesan Cream Sauce

I tend to toss cooking magazines, nowadays… I have subscribed to, read, saved, and otherwise ...

Australian Garlic Salt

Through the miracle of Facebook, I was online-talking a couple of weeks ago with a cousin who lives...

Fagioli Rossi con Ragù di Anatra

  I was really bummed when La Cucina Italiana ceased publication. It was by far my favorite coo...

Carbonara and Cured Eggs

There’s new fun food at our house!! I know, I know… How unusual… but the cured eg...

Cured Egg Yolks

Victor was perusing the internet last week and ran across a dish using cured egg yolks. I vaguely r...

Tomatoes

We have not had a bumper-crop of tomatoes, this year. I had visions of canning tomatoes, Victor mak...

Birthday on the Boardwak

I think the last time we were at the Jersey Shore was a couple of years before Hurricane Sandy. Ou...

Oatmeal Cookies

I needed a cookie tonight. Several cookies. It’s been a rough couple of days and I needed to ...