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Chicken Pasta Salad

After last night’s birthday dessert, we rerally needed something a bit less caloric for dinner, tonight – especially since we’re going to have another small piece, this evening! I had taken some chicken out of the freezer this morning before ...

Oven Braised Artichokes

I saw artichokes at the store this morning. Purple, even… At 99¢ a piece, I had to get a couple. When we were kids, artichokes were steamed and the leaves dipped in mayonnaise. That was the one and only way to eat an artichoke that I knew. They were gr...

Not Quite Jambalaya

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

Pineapple Dump Cake

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

Spring Salads

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

Empanadas

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

Salad Time

The calendar says Spring. The thermometer says Summer. And the Stomach says Salad. It’s 83°F ...

Sloppy Joe’s and Dirty Potatoes

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

Kolaches

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

Stuffed Chicken Breast

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

Sweet Potato Pancakes

Home. Back to reality. The upside of living here is the proximity to New York City. The downside is ...

Breakfast for Dinner

Every now and again we get the urge to have the traditional breakfast foods for dinner. Breakfast i...

South of the Wall-Style Chicken

Tonight’s recipe was brought to you by I’m really tired of the same old chicken. There a...

Corned Beef Hash

It looks as if the Blizzard of ’17 is coming to an end. We didn’t get the two feet forec...

Chicken and Chorizo

We don’t often eat spicy foods, anymore. Nonna doesn’t care for the heat and I’m u...