19 December, 2016

Understanding A Formal Italian Meal

Understanding A Formal Italian Meal
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Traveling to Italy for many years and growing up in an Italian-American family has exposed me to the love affair Italians have with food. It’s not just food to eat, there is a whole culture around Italian food. It’s part of what people love about Italians….. embracing everything about food starting at the very basic level
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14 December, 2016

This Isn’t Your Mother’s Meatloaf!

This Isn’t Your Mother’s Meatloaf!
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  Comfort food. Ah yes. We have our favorites from childhood and adulthood. And the time of year dictates what comfort food you might crave.  A crisp fall day may bring back a love for tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwiches. Or on a cold wintery night only spaghetti and meatballs will satisfy you. Meatloaf is another
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11 December, 2016

Pot Roast For An Easy Dinner

Pot Roast For An Easy Dinner
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Shopping, decorating, and baking…. this is a busy time of year for most, no matter what or how you celebrate. This dinner is a one-pot meal that you can fix in the morning and forget until dinner time. I have to warn you though, the aromas of the meat and vegetables cooking will permeate the house.
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6 November, 2016

In a Stew? Try My Hearty Beef Stew!

In a Stew? Try My Hearty Beef Stew!
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  Talk of joy: there may be things better than beef stew and baked potatoes and home-made bread – there may be. Ray Stannard Baker (BrainyQuote)      I was checking my Facebook posts this morning and was reminded by Frank at Everybody Loves Italian how wonderful it is to have Sunday’s dinner cooking all day
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