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Gatò di Patate and Veggies from the Garden

Our friend George, in Sicily, has a lot of recipes on his website – very basic, simple Sicilia...

Pesto Rolls and Rigatoni

I was in the mood for pasta, tonight and pasta, to me, means bread. You need something to sop up the...

Spaghetti for Victor’s Birthday

The official birthday is tomorrow, but I have to work late, so the birthday dinner was tonight. Spag...

Valentine Lasagne

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

Cavatelli

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

Another Vat of Sauce

Victor has been making sauce and I’ve been jarring it for a long, long time, now. It’s j...

La Vigilia and Crab Cioppino

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

Farfalle Pasta with Lamb Sausage and Pork

I was perusing old issues of La Cucina Italiana last night looking for dinner ideas. I am still piss...

Cannelloni

Back in the ’60s when I worked at Pirro’s in San Francisco, we made an outrageous chicke...

Spaghetti and a Loaf of Bread

  Sunday easy livin’… We took a trip down to West Chester to pick up some seasonal...

Fagioli Rossi con Ragù di Anatra

  I was really bummed when La Cucina Italiana ceased publication. It was by far my favorite coo...

Carbonara and Cured Eggs

There’s new fun food at our house!! I know, I know… How unusual… but the cured eg...

Vegetable and Meat Casserole

  It was a typical Saturday. I was at work and Victor was lounging in front of the TV eating B...

Clean-Out-The-‘Fridge-Ravioli

I did inventory of the ‘fridge this morning before doing the weekly shopping and found lots o...