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Marsala Pasta Bake

You know those days when you plan a meal and it doesn’t quite turn out the way you had hoped? Well, today was one of those days. 250 more words


La Colomba: a recipe to an Italian Easter

As mentioned in the previous post, a classic Italian Easter tradition is that of the Colomba cake. While Italy offers many traditional Easter breads, the best-known by far is Colomba Pasquale, Easter dove bread, a native of Lombardy in the north, but available everywhere when Easter rolls around. 319 more words

Spaghetti with Sausage Sauce - using good old Lincolnshires...

Sausages are a staple, cost effective midweek meal, but I always like to try and come up with new and different ways to cook them rather than present them alongside a dollop of mash (although sometimes, this is undeniably all that I fancy, with some thick, red onion gravy – yummers). 373 more words

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Taco Pizza

Gahhhh!  It’s been one of those days.  My computer has refused to connect to the internet until now.  Our whole house is wireless, which I love sometimes.  523 more words


One Skillet Tortellini & Sausage in Tomato Cream Sauce

Our family had a Snow Day yesterday.  It was wonderful.  We all needed that day to kind of put ourselves back together.   Things have been so busy that everything was just a bit off and the forced down time let us put everything back in order.  323 more words


Ham, Pesto & Pea Risotto - Spring is coming

After a temporary halt in proceedings, the greedy house and kitchen is back in action! Now if I’m not mistaken, despite being housebound for much of the past week, I have spotted the odd ray of sunshine peeking through the clouds. 425 more words

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"Click on cooking": la Caponata

The Caponata a Sicilian “vegetarian” delight. As you can imagine, it was not created by a famous vegetarian chef, but by humble people who could not afford buying meat or fish, Fortunately, the fertile soil, the sun and the mild climate let vegetables grow juicy and the culinary talent of Sicilian women did the rest. 186 more words

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