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Ragu di Funghi e Finocchio

Victor mentioned a couple of days ago that he wanted to make some fresh pasta. Any time he wants to make pasta, I’m eating. End of discussion. We were watching Lidia last night and she made a dish with mushrooms and chestnuts that really looked good R...

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Spiedini di Pollo, Fagioli, e Prugne

I get a daily email from La Cucina Italiana magazine – in Italian. It always has lots of recipes – also in Italian. My web browser automatically translates to English, but we all know how web translators can butcher a language. I think it’s e...

Piadina

Piadina

It seems that most cultures have a flatbread of sorts. I thought the Italian versions were pizza and...

Limoncello

Limoncello

When life hands you lemons, it’s time to make Limoncello! As we all must surely know by now, L...

Orecchiette

Fun stuff in the ‘fridge can often elicit a fun dinner – and a fun dinner is what we had...

Fig Bruschetta

Salads and Fig Bruschetta

Ya remember those over-priced figs I bought on Friday? They became Fig Bruschetta on Saturday! And t...

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...