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Cod, Sausage, and Fennel Cioppino

The latest edition of Fine Cooking magazine arrived a few days ago and one of the first recipes I saw was for a Cod, Sausage, and Fennel Cioppino. That’s all fine and good, but there is only one cioppino – it is Crab Cioppino – made with Dung...

Beef Agrodolce

The Chicken Agrodolce I made on New Year’s Day has been taunting me. With so many good things to cook, I try not to immediately repeat myself, but there was something about that dish that really spoke to me. So….. I decided I should make a beef var...

Orecchiette with Fennel and Tuna

We were watching Jacques Pépin – one of my most favorite chefs – the other night when h...

Spaghetti and an Epiphany

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

Sicilian-Style Chicken Agrodolce

Since the demise of the US version of La Cucina Italiana, my go-to recipe magazine has become Fine C...

Pepperoni Pizza

I really can’t remember the last time we had pizza for dinner. It’s definitely been a wh...

Ragu alla Bolognese – Ricetta Antica

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

Pasta Night

Just about any night around here can be pasta night, but I went to bed last night thinking of pasta,...

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...

Eggplant and Pepper Lasagne

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

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 ...