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Christmas Eggnog Cake

It’s a really quiet Christmas Day around here. Almost too quiet. Both of us are used to loud, raucous family gatherings, so it’s a bit strange to be home in a relatively quiet house. Nonna just isn’t up to traveling to North Jersey anymore &#...

Three of the Seven Fishes

Merry Christmas Eve – La Vigilia  – The Feast of the Seven Fish. We’re home this Christmas Eve – Nonna is not up to traveling up to North Jersey – so we’re doing a bit of a rake on the 7 fish theme.  Three Fish in Puff Pas...

La Vigilia and Crab Cioppino

The Feast of the Seven Fish… Christmas Eve was once a day of abstinence in the Catholic Churc...

Christmas Cookies 2015

  It’s beginning to look a lot like Diabetic Coma… That means it’s the Annua...

Christmas Jello Cake

  I can’t believe I bought Cool Whip! I don’t think I ever have. I’m not even...

Homemade Goodies

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! That, of course, means even more time in the ol&...

Biscotti

Christmas 2013 shall be known as the Year of the Biscotti at our house.  Victor came up with some a...

Thanksgiving 2013

  We definitely put the double-ovens to use this year. Wall-to-wall food – and most of i...

Easter 2013

The Annual Easter Egg Coloring and Pizza Party just happened to fall on our niece Elizabeth’...

Christmas Cookies

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. A LOT like Christmas. The elves have been busy...

Family Festivities

Christmas Parties are so much fun! Especially when family is involved. The holidays are a lot diffe...

Cranberry Tangerine Bread

 Tim Dineen A take on a basic Cranberry Orange bread. 4 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 2 tea...

Cranberry Tangerine Bread

We’re off to a soirée this afternoon and besides a gift for the Italian Polyanna, we needed ...

Aunt Emma’s Apricot Cookies

This one is the star of the family favorites – Aunt Emma’s Apricot Cookie. Aunt Emma wa...