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Chicken Stew

We have a Freeze Warning, tonight. It’s April 19th. I am not amused. I don’t mind the rain, I don’t mind the overcast or clouds. I’m really tired of the cold, though. Dank, penetrating cold that seeps into your entire being. And have I ...

The Weekend Food Fest

It doesn’t get much better than having dear friends over for the weekend – especially when said friends are as enthusiastic about food as we are about cooking it. Definitely a friendship made in heaven! Ann and Julie drove down from Rochester, taki...

Chicken, Chorizo, and Seafood Paella

In one week, we saw two different cooking shows on cooking paella. Not that I believe in omens or an...

Shrimp Scampi Roll-Ups

I pulled a bag of shrimp out of the freezer this morning before heading off to work, told Victor I h...

Eggplant Rigatoni Timbale

And another gastronomical delight has been prepared in our kitchen! Whilst I was diligently working,...

Orzo and an Egg

Tonight’s dinner is brought to you by the fact that I wanted something different. We have real...

Super Sunday

Well, that was fun. Nerve-wracking, nail-biting, blood-pressure-rising, screaming, yelling fun. I re...

Stuffed Peppers

I have been getting seriously spoiled. Victor has been on a cooking spree and I have been sitting ba...

Stuffed Cabbage

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

Santas and Spicy Jambalaya

We started taking down Christmas, today. It was 2°F outside – absolutely no reason to step ou...

Chicken Pot Pie

When the weather gets rough, the formerly-tough get cooking. We didn’t get anything like the f...

Eggplant Timbale

Victor spent the day in the kitchen whilst I was at work, today… We harvested another seven eg...

Tourte Milanese

We were watching an old episode of Baking with Julia the other night and chef Michel Richard came on...

Zatarain’s

I grew up with Rice-A-Roni. Never-ever bought Zatarain’s rice. And an impulse-buy at the groce...