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Chicken Parmesan

Even though this is a classic dish, much loved by seemingly everyone in the food industry,  I had never tasted Chicken Parm until last night.   Based on its appearance alone, never was I tempted to order it in restaurants.   740 more words

Main Courses

Italian Sausage Spaghetti Squash Casserole

We are in that “it’s hard to find a good vegetable at the store” time of year, so when the hubs asked me to pick up some veggies on my last trip, I settled on a spaghetti squash. 338 more words

Main Dishes

Veal and Pea Patties (Polpette di Vitella e Piselli)

This is a “loving the leftovers” recipe.  I had a couple of slices of veal that I hadn’t cooked when preparing saltimbocca alla romana the day before.  282 more words

Basic Techniques


When life gives you lemons, make lemonade they say.  What would be a good proverb for when one has to clear out a freezer?

This was the ‘picture’ of my freezer on Saturday afternoon, November 11th 2017.  356 more words

Basic Techniques

Mushroom Risotto

This classic Italian dish is perfect when you want a simple and comforting meal which doesn’t require too many ingredients. I like to use chestnut mushrooms, but you can use any variety you prefer. 291 more words


Vegnesday: Garlic Parmesan Spaghetti Squash

I never knew why spaghetti squash was called spaghetti squash until today – I bought it on a whim and found this intriguing recipe online in the midst of a ton of recipes that made it clear that it shreds to look just like – you guessed it – spaghetti.  403 more words