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The End of Week Four

“My doctor told me I had to stop throwing intimate dinners for four unless there are three other people.” — Orson Welles It’s the end of Week Four and we’re doing pretty well. I’m officially down 8 pounds and Victor is down 9. Not b...

chili burger

Chili Two Ways

I made a pot of chili the other day, thinking chili atop a baked potato was well within our dietary regime. I’ve been a chili lover since Day One. My mother said that the first solid food I ate as an infant was a chili bean – I was the second child...

Cocotte Burger

Put An Egg On It

I receive a couple of different food and recipe emails during the week – one of which comes fr...

strip steaks

Strip Steaks and Fried Onions

Summertime… and the grillin’ is easy… Okay. It’s three weeks to summer ̵...

Polpettone Ripieno Uova E Spinaci

It’s Victor’s Birthday. His traditional birthday dinner is Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, an...

Chili con Carne

I bought a tri-tip roast on Friday with plans to grill it, today. I knew it wasn’t going to be...

Eye of the Round Roast

I did my weekly shopping at the Acme, today, because I needed to get Nonna’s Apple Strudel Bit...

Steaks on the Barbie

It hit 40°F today. Time to fire up the grill. Actually, any temperature and any weather is time to ...

Beef Agrodolce

The Chicken Agrodolce I made on New Year’s Day has been taunting me. With so many good things ...

Stuffed Cabbage

Victor and I share a pretty even like of different foods. It makes for cooking dinner pretty easy &#...

Steaks on the Barbie

The banishment has been lifted! I’m allowed back in the kitchen! To celebrate, I made a really...

Brisket

I didn’t have a Jewish Bubbe to teach me how to cook a brisket and the briskets of my Irish yo...

Holiday Hamburgers

Baking bread on hot, muggy days may seem counter-intuitive, but Mother Nature’s Outdoor Proofi...

Sloppy Joe’s and Dirty Potatoes

My original plan for dinner, tonight, was either split pea or lentil soup. I bought a ham last week ...