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Broccoli Soup

The weather may not be frightful, but dinner was definitely delightful! A steaming bowl of homemade soup is one of life’s great pleasures, and when you add a loaf of warm, fresh-baked bread, it’s gastronomic heaven on earth. This was a bit of a cle...

Chicken Cutlets

Back in what seems like a lifetime ago, we’d go over to Victor’s mom’s house for dinner and she would invariably have chicken cutlets for us. Actually, it was chicken cutlets, mashed potatoes, green beans, and a nice salad. And a nice salad h...

Stuffed Cabbage

Victor and I share a pretty even like of different foods. It makes for cooking dinner pretty easy &#...

Spaghetti and an Epiphany

I learned something new, today. I have always thought that Twelfth Night was January 6th – the...

Pork Tenderloin and Tapenade

While I was out in the sub-freezing world, today, Victor was home – our warm, well-insulated h...

Italian Wedding Soup and Banishment from the Kitchen

Victor cleaned the kitchen, today, while I was at work. I’m officially banished for 24 hours. ...

Ragu alla Bolognese – Ricetta Antica

We were watching a rerun of one of Lidia’s programs the other night when she started making a ...

Pistachio Liqueur

When we were in Italy a few years ago, we bought a little souvenir bottle of pistachio cream liqueur...

Lasagne

I took some ground beef out of the freezer before work this morning, figuring I’d throw someth...

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! ...