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Chicken, Beef, Pork

Pot Roast & Mashed Potatoes

By On October 23, 2014

I love to make a pot roast on Sundays. Start it in the morning and let it cook for 3 or 4 hours and it will perfume the house with mouth watering… Read More

gnocchi & jdg
Cookbooks

Italian Gnocchi

By On October 8, 2014

  One of our best friends, Jon Dee Graham, and I have been talking about making gnocchi together for years. Finally, we did and what a great time was had with Jon… Read More

chicken & dumplings
Chicken, Beef, Pork

Chicken & Dumplings

By On September 30, 2014

It’s still hot here in Austin, but since it is officially fall I thought that I would make chicken and dumplings. I started with a basic chicken soup recipe and then added… Read More

birthday pasta
Cookbooks

Spaghetti with Baked Cherry Tomatoes

By On September 18, 2014

This delicious easy pasta recipe is adapted from Lidia Bastianich. She is a great cook and her book, Lidia Cooks From the Heat of Italy, is fantastic. It is divided into different… Read More

broke not
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Broke Not Broken

By On September 1, 2014

My husband, Jesse Sublett,  is a very talented writer. It makes me nervous to write a newsletter when I live with a published author and screenwriter. I know that I make mistakes… Read More

bread salad
Appetizers and Sides

Panzanella Bread Salad

By On August 22, 2014

  It’s the dog days of summer, very hot and dry and we are so ready for some cool weather in Austin. Salads are a lovely dinner this time of year with… Read More

Pizza on the grill
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Margherita Pizza on the Grill

By On August 15, 2014

We fired up the grill last night, put the pizza stone on it and made a few pizzas. Really beats heating the house up with a hot oven. With temperatures in the… Read More

NYC
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

grilled clams
Appetizers and Sides

Grilled Clams

By On July 23, 2014

  I really enjoyed this recipe. It is easy, delicious and perfect for a summer appetizer or a main dish with a salad and other sides. I especially love clams, they remind… Read More

tomatoes with blue cheese
Appetizers and Sides

Heirloom Tomatoes with Gorgonzola Cheese

By On July 16, 2014

This recipe is adapted from the Barefoot Contessa‘s blue cheese dressing. I used Gorgonzola cheese. Gorgonzola is a veined Italian blue cheese made from unskimmed cows milk, mostly produced in Northern Italy.… Read More