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Pasta fagioli. 3/26/19

John is working at his office today so I am flying solo tonight for dinner. This pasta fagioli is based on a recipe by Giada De Laurentiis of Food Network fame. You can take a look at her recipe here. … Continue reading

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Great pasta fagioli. 2/19/19

Wow, did this turn out well! Our daughter who always looks askance at anything we cook gave it an A+. We followed Giada De Laurentiis’s recipe tweaking it to make it our own (and better!) While our recipe is for … Continue reading

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Sausage and bean stew/soup. 12/9/19

We still have some of the red beans from January 1st left in the refrigerator. Today I take the rest of the beans, the smoked sausage that I forgot to put in the red beans and rice I made, and … Continue reading

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Red beans and rice. 1/1/19

Let the cooking begin! I am sooooo happy to be back in my own kitchen! Though I am not a big believer in luck, I figure that a traditional lucky dinner to start the new year couldn’t hurt. So I … Continue reading

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Humble Offerings. 12/14/18

Tonight we go out to a simple wine bar in the neighborhood near our hotel in Orvieto. Our first thought is to have a little antipasti and a glass of wine but the appetizer is so good we decide to … Continue reading

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Kitchen picnic. 10/29/18

Don’t like sitting on a blanket on the ground? Have a kitchen picnic. For our kitchen picnic we have grilled chicken thighs with BBQ sauce. As accompaniments to John’s grilling, I spice up some baked beans and broccoli salad. We … Continue reading

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Monday Sous vide grilled BBQ Chicken. 9/17/18

Tonight’s dinner has two courses! How fancy of us! For out first course we have a the ingredients for a Caprese salad on a bed of spinach. Our daughter’s tomatoes are the stars with backup from basil that I grow … Continue reading

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