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Mushroom Ravioli

Mushroom Ravioli

The Bayshore Diner was the full-service restaurant in the Westin San Francisco Airport when I opened the hotel in 1988. It was a ’50s-themed diner with black and white checked floors, Wurlitzer Jukebox, and hostesses in poodle skirts and roller skates. T...

Fava Beans and Eggplant

I made a bean salad the other day with dried beans I had picked up down at Reading Terminal Market. Real simple  – soak beans overnight, cook, drain, make stuff. I also had some dried fava beans that were a gift, so I decided to soak those as well ̵...

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,...

Stuffed Peppers

It’s the garden that keeps on giving – and it really hasn’t even started, yet! Whi...

Tomatoes, Figs, and Sausage

I had a bit of an unexpected day off from work, today – I had to get nasty cancerous things cu...

Chicken and Chorizo

We don’t often eat spicy foods, anymore. Nonna doesn’t care for the heat and I’m u...

Cheese, Sausage, and Reading Terminal Market

I told myself I was going to go to Reading Terminal Market once a month – and actually was doi...

Escarole and Sausage over Crispy-Cheesy Bread

I was perusing a few of the websites I have linked to this, this morning, and came upon a recipe I ...

White Beans and Roasted Tomatoes

It’s 70-something degrees outside on the last day of Summer. Time to make some beans. I was u...