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Homemade Pasta and 2017 in Review

If the only thing that happened in 2017 was political, I’d simply kill myself and get it over with. Having that man become President has been painful. Watching the travesties coming out of Congress have been worse – and that’s saying a lot. J...

Canned Cheese

Our neighbors up the street always get a big tray of cookies at Christmas. They’re the neighbors who bring the paper up to the porch in bad weather – the thoughtful ones who do things because it’s the neighborly thing to do. They’re ver...

Christmas Cinnamon Rolls

Christmas Morning, 2017. It’s reasonably quiet around here. Nonna’s TV is blaring away &...

Ghosts of Christmases Past

One of my Christmas Traditions every year is to read A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. I love th...

Meatballs, Cookies, and Holiday Spirits

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, around here. A few more things to wrap, a few mor...

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Kanelsnurror

Being the Liberal Elites that we are, we were at home watching a Rick Steve’s travel show the ...

Pepperoni Pizza

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

Polenta, Peppers, and Sausage

Sometimes the simplest dishes are the best. Two things Nonna dislikes – and we really like ...

Chocolate Cherry Pound Cake

We have dessert just about every night. It’s usually our 7pm ritual with Jeopardy on the tube ...