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Beef Wellington and Christmas Pudding

One of the fun things about working in a (relatively small) grocery store is seeing all of the food...

Panorama, Parmesan and Panini

Friday night saw us in Old City Philadelphia to meet friends for dinner.  We had a fantastic dinne...

Baked Pasta

It is so nice to have another cook in the house!  Really, really nice! My main computer decided no...

Holiday Breakfast

I’ve mentioned before that I love when Victor cooks.  And my stomach is smiling right now af...

I Love It When…

…Victor cooks dinner! Tonight was a simple Alaskan Ciod he broiled with lemon and butter.  S...

Pastel De Tres Leches

This is what I came home to yesterday! Neener. Neener. I have seen recipes for these for years and ...

Macaroni and Cheese

Spring sprung a bit yesterday.  That, and I had a craving for cheese.  Macaroni and Cheese was th...

Family Fun

It started with an innocent phone conversation… Who wants to get together after Christmas? E...

Thanksgiving Dinner

We’re rapidly approaching my almost most favorite holiday!  I love Thanksgiving – a day...

Italian Bread Salad and Tuna and Cannellini Beans

Okay… it’s been a bit hot outside. Too hot to do any serious cooking, but never too ho...

Easter Pie

It ain’t Easter without Uncle Rudy’s Easter Pie! While I was slaving away at work toda...

Limoncello, anyone?!?

A few years back, we were up in the Boston area and ended up at a store called All Things Sicilian....

What’s For Dinner?!?

I’ll admit that when I go grocery shopping, I don’t usually have a plan. I do the week...

Lidia Bastianich

One of my favorite cooks (after Julia, who is my idol) is Lidia Matticchio Bastianich. She is an It...