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Torrone al Cioccolato

Torrone al Ciccolato Chocolate Torrone.  How could it be bad?  And La Cucina Italiana Magazine comes through, again, with the perfect recipe. I don’t really remember the first time I had torrone.  I know I was young and I lik...

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 ...

Ghosts of Christmases Past

One of my Christmas Traditions every year is to read A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. I love th...

Christmas Eggnog Cake

It’s a really quiet Christmas Day around here. Almost too quiet. Both of us are used to loud, ...

La Vigilia and Crab Cioppino

The Feast of the Seven Fish… Christmas Eve was once a day of abstinence in the Catholic Churc...

Christmas Cookies 2015

  It’s beginning to look a lot like Diabetic Coma… That means it’s the Annua...

Turkey Eggrolls

Since we went for Thanksgiving this year, we had to cook a turkey on Friday because… well̷...

Christmas Jello Cake

  I can’t believe I bought Cool Whip! I don’t think I ever have. I’m not even...

Homemade Goodies

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! That, of course, means even more time in the ol&...

In Your Easter Bonnet

Growing up in a large family had its advantages around the holidays. We never did things small. We ...

Corned Beef sans Cabbage

[audio: https://tjrecipes.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/05-Harrigan.mp3|autostart=yes] Ah… t...

Kentucky Ham and Adluh Grits

  This northern boy just made his first red-eye gravy. And it came out pretty darn good, if I ...

Thanksgiving 2013

  We definitely put the double-ovens to use this year. Wall-to-wall food – and most of i...

July 4th Food Fenzy

Happy July 4th.  I find it pretty interesting living a mere 2 miles from Valley Forge and less tha...