• Cookbooks

    Pasta & Italian Week

    Last week was our fourth week cooking from a random cookbook – this one was Practical Pasta & Italian by Fiona Biggs. Monday Monday’s dinner started with onion & mozzarella tarts  (pg. 58) – I started with pre-cut puff pastry…

  • Housemade

    Harvest Giambotta

    Right now is the perfect time of year for making Giambotta – it’s the end of the fall harvest, and there are tons of root vegetables to be had, along with other late-season veggies. This Italian veggie stew is most…

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    2011 Recap: December

    The only post I did during December (I was so busy!) was this one about tasty homemade tuna salad. And now, a few things I didn’t post – Some homemade challah bread: Rigatoni with kale and sausage ragu: And our…

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    2011 Recap: September

    In September, I only posted once, from work, about Muhammara, a savory Syrian dip made with peppers and nuts. And now, a couple of new things – A weekend breakfast of homefries, linguiça, and (hidden) eggs: Another weekend breakfast of…