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Pistachio Liqueur

When we were in Italy a few years ago, we bought a little souvenir bottle of pistachio cream liqueur. It was in a bottle the shape of Italy and cost a grand total of about 1 euro. It held exactly enough to make one batch of really good pistachio biscotti. We l...

Lasagne

I took some ground beef out of the freezer before work this morning, figuring I’d throw something together when I got home. I had no plan – but we do have plenty of things to use up… lots of tomatoes from the garden, cheeses… we always ...

Eggplant Timbale

Victor spent the day in the kitchen whilst I was at work, today… We harvested another seven eg...

Malloreddus and Sauce from the Garden

When the going gets tough, the tough get cooking. Yeah… it’s been tough the past few day...

Eggplant and Pepper Lasagne

Last night we were discussing tonight’s dinner – Victor had said he wanted to make an eg...

Stuffed Peppers

It’s the garden that keeps on giving – and it really hasn’t even started, yet! Whi...

More from the Garden

We’re finally starting to see some ripe tomatoes – and the green beans are going crazy! ...

Eggplant Lasagne

I now have another recipe that I never have to make. Ya know how some folks just own a recipe? They ...

Lemon Basil Tagliatelle

I just read a great opinion piece in the NY Times about Blue Apron – the company that sends yo...

Spaghetti

We don’t seem to eat a lot of spaghetti, anymore. We both love it but Nonna no longer cares fo...

Pesto Chicken

It’s Victor’s first week of retirement – and we’re eating better than ever! ...

Friday Frittata

Victor is practicing for retirement. It’s three weeks away. We’re both psyched – a...

Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

It’s so nice to be married to a man who can cook! When I spoke with Victor at lunch, today, he...

Gnocchi and Beets

For as long as I have known Victor, he has stated that he hates beets. Hates. Loathes. Despises. Doe...