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Anisette

Anisette

The latest addition to our homemade liqueurs is Anisette! It’s a key ingredient in so many baked goods – and it’s the perfect digestif after dinner – on its own, mixed with water, or in coffee. While anisette is traditionally clear, our...

Beef in Guinness

Lá Fhéile Pádraig, Cuid a Dó

Our Beef Braised in Guinness took a turn to the better, this evening. This is a dish I’ve been making for years and haven’t really varied much from the basic. Tonight, we varied! It started with Victor not knowing what I was planning for dinner, to...

Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta

Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta

Victor came into the office this morning saying he wanted to make some sun-dried tomato pasta. I imm...

Homemade Ravioli

Homemade Ravioli

Yesterday’s spinach pasta made cannelloni and cheese ravioli. We had the ravioli, tonight! My ...

Italian Wedding Soup

Italian Wedding Soup

Our friend, Susan, came over for lunch, today, and we made a big Steak and Ale Pie straight out of T...

Victor's Pasta Sauce

Valentine’s Day

On our first Valentine’s Day, I think I got Victor something like 20 pounds of chocolates R...

Homemade Gnocchi

Homemade Gnocchi

I have been looking at the gnocchi roller for months. It’s a Mucca Rigagnocchi Gnocchi Rollin...

Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Sweet Potato Gnocchi

A few weeks ago, Victor made sweet potato gnocchi. We had no plans for it other than freezing for us...

pork tenderloin

Pork Tenderloin

The planned dinner tonight was a pork tenderloin. Planned, as in I took a pork tenderloin out of the...

Artichokes

I brought home a couple of really nice artichokes, today. I am a big fan of artichokes. They were a ...

The Weekend Food Fest

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

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 ...