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Appetizers and Sides

New York City

By On August 6, 2014

Jesse and I just came back from NYC. The food, people, shopping, museums, and the architecture make for a  magnificent town. The post office and many office building are art-deco, and they… Read More

Appetizers and Sides

Antipasto A-Go-Go

By On July 4, 2013

Antipasto literally means “before the meal” in Italian. Starters, hors d’oeurves, appetizers may signify the same thing in other languages but in our case this was the meal. On the eve of… Read More

Appetizers and Sides

Pizza Again!

By On October 24, 2009

Well, why not pizza again? It is one of the easiest, quickest and most creative dishes I can think of. Christina and Jasmine came over after work and I have to tell… Read More

Chicken, Beef, Pork

Boeuf Bourguignon & Beef Stew

By On October 4, 2009

Boeuf Bourguignon and Beef Stew and  are both homey, hearty, comforting and delicious dishes. They are similar, but Beef stew is more simple and American. Boeuf Bourguignon has a French name and… Read More

Appetizers and Sides

Memorial Day

By On May 25, 2009

Today is Memorial Day and the Grovers are coming over for a late lunch. My mom’s coming too. She is a fantastic Italian cook that doesn’t cook anymore due to her age.… Read More