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Polpettone Ripieno Uova E Spinaci

It’s Victor’s Birthday. His traditional birthday dinner is Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, and Peas. It’s what he likes, it’s what he gets. Most of the time, I’ve just made my traditional meatloaf, but now and again, I’ve given i...

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 the great summer-like weather we had Friday and Saturday, but – what the hell… we grill all winter long. What I didn’t count on, however, was...

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 ...

Sunday Pot Roast

These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in...

Gatò di Patate and Veggies from the Garden

Our friend George, in Sicily, has a lot of recipes on his website – very basic, simple Sicilia...

Steaks on the Grill

A couple of days ago it was snowing and I was making soup. Today it’s sunshine and blue skies ...

Australian Garlic Salt

Through the miracle of Facebook, I was online-talking a couple of weeks ago with a cousin who lives...