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An Atypical Pasta Primavera

Remember the many boxes of pasta I bought on sale a few weeks ago?  Continue reading

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Heart Attack On A Plate: Mushroom and Pancetta Crostata and Creamed Spinach

I had lots of mushrooms and baby spinach in my refrigerator; both needed to go because I’d need the space for my mommy dinner ingredients.  Continue reading

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Christmas Day Cooking!

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Yesterday was a blast.  Ken woke us at 7:10 AM and we opened gifts.  I always prepare one of those overnight casseroles for Christmas breakfast so I can chill with the rest of the family while the food bakes in the oven.  Continue reading

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Bucatini all’amatriciana and Our Christmas Tree (at last)

I’ve been a little slow getting Christmas decorating underway.  When the mommies came for dinner last week, I was still only partially decorated, with storage bins in the music room; I did manage to decorate most of the mantel and the dining room since that’s where we would be for the evening. Continue reading

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So long Sandy, Hello Halloween!

Lordy, Lordy, Lordy.  I have missed posting, but when I don’t cook anything, there’s not much to post…

Til now.  We here in Northern Virginia were bombarded with “Get Ready for Hurricane Sandy!” messages since Friday.  I originally thought the storm was going to hit over the weekend, potentially ruining our family’s plan Continue reading

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Emergency Food…again

My latest drug cocktail of Zyrtec and Flonase, prescribed by a licensed MD, rather than my retired 80 year old mother, is not working.  Ugh.  I am utterly sleep-deprived.  Alas the boys and my mom still have to eat, and although Kurt is a very good cook Continue reading

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