• Friday , 17 November 2017

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Pho Ha

Pho Ha

There are a few things on my food Bucket List that I know I should have tried by this point in my life, but I haven’t.  Pho was one of them.  I KNOW, I KNOW!!!  It’s just that, there are ...

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Baked Eggplant Parmesan

Baked Eggplant Parmesan

1- I love eggplant 2- I love eggplant parmesan 3- I love love when I can make something “unhealthy” just a bit healthier 4- I love love when I can make something “unhealthy” just a bit healthier and it ends ...

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Lasagna with My Boy

Lasagna with My Boy

I love having my son in the kitchen with me.  It gives us great one-on-one time, and he genuinely enjoys helping me.  Lasagna was on the menu and he was the best helper!  Nothing fancy for this meal, just noodles, ...

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Sautéed Zucchini with Mozzarella

Sautéed Zucchini with Mozzarella

Sautéed zucchini, onion, and tomato with fresh basil.  I finished this off under the broiler with mozzarella di bufula and served aside a simple butter bean salad dressed with a red wine vinaigrette.  Mangia!

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Vesper Brothers Sauce

Vesper Brothers Sauce

Few things make me happier than a bowl of pasta.  I really, reeeeally love pasta.  All shapes and sizes, different sauces, cuts, textures, etc etc.  When Bill Vesper of Vesper Brothers’ Foods reached out for me to try his pizza ...

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Eggplant Pizza with Fresh Mozzarella

Eggplant Pizza with Fresh Mozzarella

My Talluto’s mozzarella making lesson at the Italian Market was such a fantastic day for me, that I just had to do it justice by making something with the fresh mutz.  I decided to go old school and make a ...

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Zucchini Boats

Zucchini Boats

I looooove vegetables!  I mean, really really love them.  I could probably survive as a vegetarian assuming I could still eat pork products.  These zucchini boats are stupid-simple and take about 20 minutes to make. 1 zuccini 2 medium tomatoes ...

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Pasta with Garden Tomatoes and Basil

Pasta with Garden Tomatoes and Basil

  When I was younger, my mom had a beautiful house in West Chester (PA) with a big pool in the back, and plenty of room for gardening; I loved this house, and I miss it so much.  There was ...

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It’s a Pizza Party! My Son’s 7th Birthday

It’s a Pizza Party! My Son’s 7th Birthday

I love any excuse to celebrate, but I especially love when it’s my little boy’s birthday!  This year he turned seven and really wanted to have everyone over to our house for a pizza party.  This was fine by me!  ...

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