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Kolaches for the New Year

We do not go for the New Year Tradition foods at our house. There will be no black-eyed peas, pork and sauerkraut, lentils, grapes, greens… We seem to have amazingly good luck without them, so why ask for more?!? We’ll send our share off to folks w...

Christmas Cinnamon Rolls

Christmas Morning, 2017. It’s reasonably quiet around here. Nonna’s TV is blaring away – switching between Midnight Mass at the Vatican and Singing Nuns on Good Morning, America – but, otherwise, it’s a quiet morning. Perfect for ...

Sunday Scones

Sunday scones are becoming a bit of a tradition around here… They’re quick and easy to m...

Raspberry Scones

One of the great pleasures of life is a hot-out-of-the-oven scone with a freshly-brewed cup of coffe...

Breakfast for Dinner

Every now and again we get the urge to have the traditional breakfast foods for dinner. Breakfast i...

Corned Beef Hash

It looks as if the Blizzard of ’17 is coming to an end. We didn’t get the two feet forec...

Peach Pancakes

Victor is in Chicago for work, which leaves me, Blanche, and Nonna fending for ourselves. Once upon ...

Breakfast For Dinner

We were just sitting down to dinner when the phone rang. It was my brother, asking if we had seen t...

Sunday Breakfast

Imagine being in a house with the smell of freshly-baked scones and bacon wafting through the air...

Ham and Eggs

Our first home-cooked breakfast of 2015 consisted of organic free-range eggs cooked in imported Iri...

Corned Beef Hash and Poached Eggs

One of my (many) guilty pleasures in life is Mary Kitchen Corned Beef Hash. I know… I know...

Cinnamon Rolls

Hot, fresh, light-as-a-feather cinnamon rolls for breakfast. What could be better?!? Many moons ago ...

Sunday Scones

  Scones. There are probably more variations on this Scottish quickbread than there are Scots t...

Sunday Breakfast with Mike and Barbara

Mike and Barbara may have physically been in South Carolina this morning, but they were here with u...