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Toad in the Hole

Toad In The Hole

Over the years, I have seen a lot of references to a British dish called Toad in the Hole. Like Figgy Pudding or Spotted Dick – or any number of English recipes – the name belies the actual dish. We’ve been watching a lot of BritBox and other...

Sausage and Squash

The End Of Week Thirty-One

The weight-loss results weren’t what I was hoping for, but considering I had a pretty food-centric week, only gaining a pound is pretty good. It’s just reinforcing the simple fact that portion control is really important and even though nuts may be...

Chicken and Chorizo with Pasta

Wednesday Macaroni

I was reading through my twitter feed, today, and came across a really great article by Ellie Slee e...

Sausage and Rigatoni

Sausage and Rigatoni

It is so good to have sausages back in the freezer. Alas, the freezer is extremely F-U-L-L right now...

Mushroom Ravioli

Mushroom Ravioli

The Bayshore Diner was the full-service restaurant in the Westin San Francisco Airport when I opened...

Fava Beans and Eggplant

I made a bean salad the other day with dried beans I had picked up down at Reading Terminal Market. ...

Sausages and Artichokes

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

Sausage and Escarole

I had no idea when I walked into the kitchen what I was going to make for dinner. I had gone grocery...

Avanzi di Pane

Avanzi di pane means leftover bread in Italian. At least, it does by Bing translate standards. Googl...

Santas and Spicy Jambalaya

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

Polenta, Peppers, and Sausage

Sometimes the simplest dishes are the best. Two things Nonna dislikes – and we really like ...

Pasta Night

Just about any night around here can be pasta night, but I went to bed last night thinking of pasta,...