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Pasta Ponza from Giada – An Easy, Light Pasta Dish, Perfect for Summer

Today is a busy day.  I’m taking Ken out of school early so we can see our school pyramid’s art show; one of his drawings was selected.  Continue reading

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Spring Desserts: Rhubarb (and Strawberry) Crumble – Grace’s Recipe

Rhubarb is one of those food items (officially deemed a “fruit” instead of a vegetable through a 1947 NY law because it was cooked into pies) that I never ate growing up in DC.  Strawberry pie, of course, but rhubarb? Continue reading


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Cheesy Baked Farro For The Snowquester

Last night, Ken eagerly performed all his usual snow rituals:  flushing ice down the toilet, wearing his pajamas inside out.  Yet, by bedtime, there was still no snow nor any emails from the school system. Continue reading

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Not Your Sunday Roast Chicken Supper…

Last night, I was going to make the traditional Korean noodle dish, chap chae, with boneless chicken thighs instead of beef, but Kurt wanted to go out for Italian (even though we’ve been on a steady stream of pasta the last few days).  Continue reading


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Spaghetti Alla Puttanesca

Way back in my family line, there must have been an Italian explorer who made it to the Philippines and settled into the island life.  Continue reading

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70s Comfort Food– Tuna Noodle Casserole

Last night was Ladies’ Night at my mommy dinner gal pal Janice’s house!  Woo hoo!  Continue reading


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