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Friday Frittata

Victor is practicing for retirement. It’s three weeks away. We’re both psyched – although he’s a tad more psyched than me. I have 14 months to go. One of his retirement plans is to spend more time in the kitchen. I’ve always done ...

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 said dinner was taken care of. As much as I love to cook, those are great words to hear – and since he’s a great cook, it doesn’t even matter...

Gnocchi and Beets

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

Chicken and Dumplings

Victor decided to try his hand at a dish fairly foreign to his Italian heritage – Chicken and ...

Banana Cake

I had brought home some great bananas a while back but with everything else in the house to eat, the...

Chicken Soup For What Ails Ya…

Feed a cold, feed a fever, I always say… And on Day Three of the Cold From Hell, chicken soup ...

Stuffed Eggplant

That one little eggplant just keeps on giving. I pulled six more off the plant when we got back from...

The Philadelphia Story

We seem to be able to go months without leaving the house. Then, in a matter of days, we make up for...

Eggplant Rollatini

The eggplants are coming in fast and furious. Every day there are more flowers and more fruit. It&#...

Fettuccine on the Fourth

While the rest of the country is out grilling and cooking hot dogs, we had homemade fettuccine and h...

Malloreddus and Meatballs

A gloriously-sunny day and homemade pasta for dinner. Who could ask for anything more?!? The day sta...

Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

It’s so nice to be married to a man who knows how to cook! I took a pork tenderloin out of the...

Valentine Lasagne

Early last week Victor decided he was making lasagne, today. For many folks, lasagne for dinner usua...

Sunday Breakfast

Imagine being in a house with the smell of freshly-baked scones and bacon wafting through the air...

Cavatelli

Ya know how you’re surfing the interwebs and ya click on something and then you follow somethi...