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on my shelves: favorite cookbooks

I love to cook and I absolutely love feeding people. My favorite nights are all about our best friends sitting around our table, eating, laughing and playing games. 392 more words


Health Challenge: Stop Buying Salad Dressing and Make Your Own

Rachael Ray calls it EVOO. Want to take a wild guess? Yep, extra virgin olive oil. Read why researchers think it could help fight a major disease, and why I think every woman in America should keep a bottle on hand… 271 more words

Cancer Treatment

Vegetable Lasagna 

Lasagna Vegeteraine

I have these moments when I am watching Food Network or Cooking Channel while eating some random snack like chips and think to myself  “oh I could just make that!” This happens more frequently than I’d like to admit. 574 more words


This Is the Big Lie About Your Olive Oil

The National Consumers League tested 11 different olive oils purchased at various supermarkets, and found that six of them, despite being labeled “extra virgin,” weren’t extra virgin at all. 409 more words

Rigatoni all' Amatriciana

This pasta dish is a classic of Roman cuisine and is generally made with bucatini pasta however I am a fan of rigatoni, so when I saw this recipe I was sucked in. 600 more words

Musings on Cooking--The Books. The Shows. And Me!

It’s pretty common knowledge that I enjoy cooking and baking. Given the fact my better half, Bonaparte, is a Frenchman, he is the Gallic essence of the saying “The way to a man’s heart is to his stomach”. 2,008 more words

Ina Garten

Delicious & Healthy Extra Virgin Olive Oil 💛

I have written about my adoration of all things Mediterranean in past posts. The sea, people and most importantly it’s amazingly healthy and tasty diet. 336 more words

Staying Healthy