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Bean Soup and Madeleines

That roasted chicken from Sunday just keeps on giving.  Tonight, it was Bean Soup.  The soup itse...

Cooking in a Winter Wonderland

I was a serious cookin’ machine today!  Beautiful snow falling (but not really sticking) put...

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies

Dinner tonight was pretty simple – burritos.  Ground beef, rice, and beans, chilis, olives, ...

Cannoli Cake

I’ve died and gone to heaven. Such a simple cake and such a huge flavor.  I think this could...

Cassoulet and Apple Fig Coffee Cake

The Super Bowl is on TV.  I hate to admit it but I’m really not all that interested this yea...

Sunday Dinner

Homemade meatballs, sausages, and pork loin,  rigatoni, cheese, homemade Pane Siciliano, pepperoni...

Pork Roast, Rye Bread, and an Apple Tart

I decided it was time to do something a tad bit different tonight – a bone-in pork roast! It&...

Our Biannual Dinner with Linda and David

Twice a year we have dinner with our friends Linda and David.  July at their house to celebrate Li...

Cookie Trays

The weather is cold but gorgeous out.  It’s time to start delivering cookies!  I hate to ad...

Mincemeat Pie

We were talking last night and Victor said he had never had a Mincemeat Pie.  I was surprised.  W...

‘Tis The Season

It just doesn’t get any better. ...

Cookie Baking Continues

We started with Pizzelle’s this morning…  Uncle Rudy’s recipe. 30 seconds per ba...

Baking Cookies

We’ve barely even started when Uncle Victor whacks Gino in the face with a handful of flour. ...

Christmas Cookies 2009

‘Tis the Season to bake cookies! Our most favorite annual tradition is tomorrow – Gino a...