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Gnocchi with Eggs and Green Onions

Most evenings from 7pm to 9pm you’ll find us at home, in front of the TV. First, it’s Jeopardy and dessert, and then it’s PBS and cooking shows. The 7:30 shows run the gamut from Julia Child and the original French Chef series to Hubert Kelle...

Baba Ghanoush

Yesterday’s it’s just allergies acting up turned into today’s shit, I have a cold.  A doozy of a cold. I’ll spare you the details of a non-stop running nose with a moustache and beard. Yes, a doozy of a cold. I tried staying in bed bu...

Fig and Onion Jam

We have friends from South Carolina stopping by, today. That means we have to cook. We’re doin...

Oven-Dried Cherry Tomatoes in Olive Oil

There are days when I am just not the brightest color in the crayon box… We have a bit of an o...

Tomato Sauce

It seems like just yesterday that I was lamenting the lack of tomatoes. I am officially lamenting n...

Stuffed Tomatoes

The tomatoes are finally coming in – fast and furious! That means time to figure out yet anoth...

Eggplant and Pepper Lasagne

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

Melanzane or Aubergine or Eggplant or…

Regardless of what ya call it, we have it. I think I mentioned that we had a hard time keeping up wi...

Eggplant Lasagne

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

Sausage, Potatoes, and Jacques Pépin

I just got a new Jacques Pépin cook book yesterday – Essential Pépin: More Than 700 All-Ti...

Sunday Pasta

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

Can’t Be Beet Salad

1 pkg Roasted Golden Beets 1 pkg Steamed Baby beets 1 pkg Steamed Lentils 1 btl mango Dressing Dic...

Mini Cheese Cakes

We were watching Jacques Pepin the other night and he made a mini-cheese cake / souffle that really ...

Bean and Wheat Berry Salad

It’s just a couple of days before the official start of summer, but the weather is already scr...