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Eggplant Timbale

Victor spent the day in the kitchen whilst I was at work, today… We harvested another seven eggplants, so he set to work creating spectacular foods utilizing the garden bounty. It’s rough being us… First off was a vat of Little Gram’s E...

Eggplant and Pepper Lasagne

Last night we were discussing tonight’s dinner – Victor had said he wanted to make an eggplant lasagne – when he asked what I thought of adding some of the hot peppers from the garden. My eyes lit up, I started drooling, and said “YES!!...

Eggplant Lasagne

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

Sunday Pasta

The first eggplant came off the vine, today! It was smallish – it could have grown  few more ...

Pork with Robiola

Several years ago we donated a few hundred cook books to the local library book drive. That left us ...

Torta di Patate

When I described what I was thinking of making for dinner, tonight, Victor’s first comment was...

Polenta con Ragù di Carni Bianche

That sounds so much more impressive than polenta with a white meat sauce, doesn’t it?!? But th...

Spaghetti

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

Broccoli Cheesecake

I love my emails from La Cucina Italiana. In fact, they may be just about the only non-family-and-fr...

Focaccia Genovese

While I was working, Saturday, Victor was cooking – shades of what retirement is going to be ...

Manicotti

It’s Nonna’s Birthday. There’s not a lot you can get a 91 year old for her birthda...

Friday Frittata

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

Mafaldine and Semelle

We just had a quiet dinner at home. Nonna is off with her eldest son, so it was time to break out th...

Sunday in the Kitchen

We’ve been out of Victor’s pasta sauce for a couple of weeks. Since the garden tomatoes ...