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Cassoulet

We’ve talked in the past about how each culture has its own version of stews and the basic similarities – and differences – between them based on their cultures and the areas in which they lived. This, of course, affected … Continue reading

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Individual Lasagna Boats

Most people really like lasagna and there are so many ways to tinker with the standard recipe. In fact, many Italian cooks don’t even have a recipe for it! They just make one of their wonderful spaghetti sauces, mix up … Continue reading

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EZ Tamale Pie

I just have to admit that one of my favorite dishes is Tamale Pie! It must be because I do love tamales and this has all the tamale stuff in it and it fills my plate and my tummy! In … Continue reading

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Very Cheery Cherry Ham Steaks

Cherries are IN – and how wonderful they are! I can’t get enough of them and keep searching for new ways to use them, cooked or raw. As I’ve said before, pitting them can be a bit time consuming but … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Beef Pot Pie

They say that what goes around, comes around – and what’s old becomes new again. I’m really glad to know that because so many of my old favorite foods that went the way of the pencil, spiral notebook and typewriter … Continue reading

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MNF – Sopranos Sliders

Put down your Ipod and pick up your napkin and tuck it in! These are the Slider Polpettini (little meatballs) any of the infamous Sopranos would love. Serve them on Slider Buns, dripping with a spicy red sauce  and a slice … Continue reading

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