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Polpettone Ripieno Uova E Spinaci

It’s Victor’s Birthday. His traditional birthday dinner is Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, and Peas. It’s what he likes, it’s what he gets. Most of the time, I’ve just made my traditional meatloaf, but now and again, I’ve given i...

Berry Custard Birthday Pie

It’s Birthday Cake time – which, this year, means a pie. I was perusing recipes in my Mom’s Cook Books and the pies kept jumping out at me. I finally decided that a pie was it – and a creamy pie was really it! Creamy turned into custard...

Buying Herbs and Spices

I have been buying herbs and spices from San Francisco Herb and their sister company Atlantic Spice ...

Sunday Spaghetti and Meatballs

There’s nothing better than a big ol’ plate of Spaghetti and Meatballs – especiall...

Multi Grain Sandwich Bread

When you make a lot of bread, you get a feel for the dough. It speaks to you as you’re kneadin...

Pork Chops Milanese alla Victor

I brought home a couple of pretty nice bone-in pork chops, yesterday. I was thinking a Pork Chop Mil...

Chicken Stew

We have a Freeze Warning, tonight. It’s April 19th. I am not amused. I don’t mind the ra...

Sausages and Artichokes

I am pretty certain my 23 and Me Ancestry is wrong. I’m Sicilian – pale, peeling, cancer...

Chili con Carne

I bought a tri-tip roast on Friday with plans to grill it, today. I knew it wasn’t going to be...

The Weekend Food Fest

It doesn’t get much better than having dear friends over for the weekend – especially wh...

Ricotta with Date and Pecan Pesto

Here we go with another fantastic recipe from our new cookbook Shaya! It’s one of those recipe...