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Focaccia Genovese

While I was working, Saturday, Victor was cooking – shades of what retirement is going to be like in a couple of weeks! We’re both looking forward to this. As much as I like to cook, it will be nice not having that “5 o’clock” de...

Cavatelli

Ya know how you’re surfing the interwebs and ya click on something and then you follow something else and then you’re someplace completely different from where you started out?!? Me, neither, but I understand it happens to folks from time-to-time&#...

Vegetable and Meat Casserole

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

Tortellini and Cod

I had it in my mind to make pasta when I got home, today. Victor had the same idea – except h...

Gnocchi and New Year’s Eve

  New Year’s Eve is quiet around this house. The thrill is gone, so to speak – bot...

Homemade Ravioli and Meatballs

[audio:http://tjrecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/come-prima.mp3|autostart=yes]   I have ...

Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

  I just love it when Victor cooks. Especially when it’s an unexpected meal. I was worki...

Happy Birthday To Me!

  Another birthday. How sweet it is! 61. A nice number. Other than a few aches and pains, IR...

Homemade Chevre

Who woulda thunk that some goat milk and some lemon juice could create something so outrageously go...

Malloreddus, Focaccia, and a Broken Oven

I worked a rare Sunday shift, yesterday, and came home to fresh, homemade pasta and a focaccia ...

Double-Sauced Pasta

  I hate working late, but I love when dinner is awaiting me when I get home after working lat...

Le Creuset

I just love our Le Creuset Braiser. It is our go-to pan for so many things – from risotto to ...

Pasta and Fresh-Baked Bread

  Pasta and fresh-baked bread two days in a  row?!? You’d think I was married to an It...

That’s Italian!

I came home to stuffed shells and braciole.  My life is so good!  And so was dinner! Saturday is ...

Rigatoni and Meatballs

There are not a lot of things better than coming home to dinner simmering on the stove – espe...