Category Archives: Italian

Less cooking. 8/16-17/19

I am running out of steam for doing actual cooking at the end of this week. Maybe it is the hot weather that has gotten to me. On Thursday we were supposed to have chicken on the grill but John … Continue reading

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Shrimp scampi. 8/13/19

Tonight’s dinner is easy for me. I have to mince 4 cloves of garlic, heat up some leftover rice, and zap the Stouffer’s spinach soufflé for 10 minutes. John, on the other hand, has to peel and de-vein the shrimp, … Continue reading

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Green tomato sauce. 8/7/19

Our daughter is growing a type of tomato called Aunt Ruby’s German Green. Many of these tomatoes are real bruisers and weigh in around a pound each. The flesh is a bright green. We have a lot of them so … Continue reading

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Semi-fresh spaghetti sauce. 7/27/19

I used my last container of frozen spaghetti sauce for our dinner on Saturday night. Knowing that we would be facing a tomato glut by this point in the summer, I filled each container only half full so that my … Continue reading

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While the A/C was broken. 7/25/19

We have been shuttering ourselves in the house while the air conditioning has been broken. We get up early and open the house up while it’s cool and then we are hermits for the rest of the day – no … Continue reading

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Vegetarian pizza on the grill. 7/13/19

I bought some New York pizza dough and mozzarella at Whole Foods today. I am very excited to make pizza Margarita outside on the grill. We have not done this in years! The pizza dough is New York style. My … Continue reading

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My favorite spaghetti dish. 7/6/19

Since it is a long weekend I decided to make up a new batch of spaghetti sauce flavored with ground beef. John bought enough ground beef for us to have a hamburger meal plus at least four pasta dishes. Starting … Continue reading

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