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Orecchiette

Fun stuff in the ‘fridge can often elicit a fun dinner – and a fun dinner is what we had! The goal is to eat a bit healthier which means there’s more fresh vegetables in the ‘fridge – which means use ’em or lose ’em. W...

Fig Bruschetta

Salads and Fig Bruschetta

Ya remember those over-priced figs I bought on Friday? They became Fig Bruschetta on Saturday! And they were really good! And really easy to put together. First, I sliced my crusty bread, lightly brushed it with olive oil, and then toasted it in the oven under...

Fregola

Fregola

Close to 8 years ago, I bought a bag of fregola, cooked it up, wrote about it, and promptly forgot a...

Polpettone Ripieno Uova E Spinaci

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

Sausages and Artichokes

I am pretty certain my 23 and Me Ancestry is wrong. I’m Sicilian – pale, peeling, cancer...

The Weekend Food Fest

It doesn’t get much better than having dear friends over for the weekend – especially wh...

Butternut Squash and Lobster Risotto

Tonight’s dinner is brought to you by things falling out of the freezer, this morning. It was ...

Eggplant Lasagne

He’s done it, again. An Eggplant Lasagne that is just out of this world! I don’t even kn...

Pizza

I just ordered a pizza pan. It will be here Wednesday. I figured I had better act before the steel a...

Ravioli

Have you ever had one of those meals where you just wanted to keep eating… and eating… a...

Chicken Parmigiana

Thursday, I made polenta with a really meaty ragu. It was pretty good, if I do say so, m’self,...

Cod, Sausage, and Fennel Cioppino

The latest edition of Fine Cooking magazine arrived a few days ago and one of the first recipes I sa...

Beef Agrodolce

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

Orecchiette with Fennel and Tuna

We were watching Jacques Pépin – one of my most favorite chefs – the other night when h...