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Individual Frittatas

Individual Frittatas

We have been looking at ways to switch up breakfast around here. I usually go for plain yogurt – whole milk Greek – with half a banana and sprinkled with Grape Nuts, or my other go-to, steel cut oatmeal with banana – no milk or sugar. Victor ...

Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed Peppers

My stomach is smiling. We just had stuffed peppers – stuffed with lentils and shrimp. Not only is my stomach smiling, I’m practically giddy! It was that good! I made lentils a couple of weeks ago and Victor mentioned that the concept would probably...

Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e Fagioli

In the song That’s Amore, Dean Martin sings “When the stars make you drool, just like a...

Chicken Stock

Chicken Stock

Last night, as I was making my shopping list, Victor said, if you get a couple of chickens I’l...

stuffed eggplant

Stuffed Eggplant

The eggplants are coming in fast and furious. It’s amazing what less rain and more sun will do...

Ragu di Funghi e Finocchio

Victor mentioned a couple of days ago that he wanted to make some fresh pasta. Any time he wants to ...

Limoncello

Limoncello

When life hands you lemons, it’s time to make Limoncello! As we all must surely know by now, L...

focaccia

Focaccia alla Molisana

Here’s one from Mary Ann Esposito – another of my favorite Italian chefs. Her show, Ciao...

Breaking Out the Big Pots

While I was toiling away at work, today, Victor was at home making a big batch of sauce. We haven...

Roasted Garlic Gnocchi with Pesto

Okay. I just had the best gnocchi I have ever had in my life. Really. No hyperbole, no exaggeration....

Orecchiette with Chicken and Asparagus

I called home at lunch, today, and, as per usual, we talked about dinner. It’s usually a take ...

Spaghetti and Shrimp

Spaghetti. Probably my most favorite of the hundreds upon hundreds of pasta shapes. I certainly don&...

Sunday Spaghetti and Meatballs

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

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...