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Steaks on the Barbie

It’s in the low 40s outside – perfect grilling weather. We grill year-round and our poor grill really takes a beating. I never quite get around to cleaning it up and closing it down for the season – or cleaning it up to get ready for the seas...

Candele Pasta

Candele Pasta and Homemade Sourdough Rolls

I’ve been dying to check out this pasta ever since I saw Marianne Esposito cook it on one of her Ciao Italia programs. It’s called candele because it’s supposed to resemble the candles used in religious processions. Gotta love those Italians&...

Steaks and Onions

Sweet caramelized onions atop a perfectly-cooked steak is one of life’s little pleas...

The End of Week Seventeen

My first thought when starting this today was Janis Ian singing At Seventeen… It is ...

Lentils and Chicken

I just used up the last cup and a half of lentils and had to order another 5-pound bag fro...

Orecchiette, Sausage, and Artichokes

A little clean-out-the-freezer time… We have had a half-bag of artichokes in the fre...

Chicken and Broccoli

Tonight’s dinner was brought to you by some aging broccoli. The downside of shopping...

Pork Scaloppine

I broke with tradition, a bit, tonight – I cooked a reasonably traditional dinner! I...

Soup

I don’t know why, but the Food Glorious Food song from Oliver keeps going through my...

The End of Week Sixteen

It’s still two pounds a week, boys and girls – TWO POUNDS A WEEK!!! Victor is ...

Dia de los Muertos

I didn’t know anything about Dia de los Muertos growing up. November 1st was All Sai...

Zuppa di Pesce

Another vat of soup. I needed soup after last night’s dinner. I ate too much and fel...

Beef Pot Pies

What do ya do when you have leftover Boeuf Bourguignon?!? Why… make Beef Pot Pies, o...

Boeuf Bourguignon – Sorta

I have made Julia Child’s classic Boeuf Bourguignon many times. I have followed her ...