Tag Archives: pasta

The Start of Summer

Ok, Memorial Day is over.  We have now achieved the unofficial start of summer.  I am busy adding to my garden, washing windows, in the hope that the spring winds have FINALLY died down for good, and generally preparing the … Continue reading

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Different = Excitement

I don’t know about you, but it seems like one day is the same as the next when your staying home except for occasional trips to the grocery store. So anything you do differently can generate excitement! Even before the … Continue reading

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Fall is Upon Us

It seems like just yesterday it was in the 90’s – tho with our new foam roof you’d never know it in the house, and suddenly the nighttime temps are in the low 40’s.  We’ve even had our first freeze … Continue reading

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A New Sous Vide Keeper

It’s been almost six months since I got my hands on my SanSaire immersion cooker and, like most of my new toys, it has seen a lot of dinner prep action.  Two weeks ago I tried a new recipe and … Continue reading

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Stuffed Breast Success!

For the last several years I have made a stuffed chicken breast  stuffed with fresh mozzarella and basil leaves and then wrapped in prosciutto.  I would sauté the wrapped breasts over high heat to sear the prosciutto, cover the pan, … Continue reading

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Putting an End to Good Use

We eat a lot of fish.  I usually have fish on the menu at least once a week – sometimes more.  I prefer to buy either whole fish or a whole filet if possible as it provides me with so … Continue reading

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Is This Heaven????

Two years ago I spent a week in Chicago visiting my daughter, her husband and my very young granddaughter.  This blog post was written while I was there and somehow got lost in the black hole of computing. However, the … Continue reading

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