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Macaroni with Broccoli Rabe and Italian Sausage

I was at the grocery store today and came across a large and beautifully fresh bunch of broccoli rabe (also known as rapini). I don’t find it in the stores very often here. We grow it in the garden in … Continue reading

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Black Currant Ginger Tea

We have had more snow and the temperature has dropped below freezing once again. One of the nicest ways to warm up is with this herbal tea. Last fall my husband came back from Japan with a package of Black … Continue reading

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Jam-filled Thumbprint Cookies (Dairy-free)

We carved all the pumpkins last night and the house is decorated for Halloween, so now it is on to the baking! I like to keep a supply of homemade cookies for Halloween night in case friends stop by to … Continue reading

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Italian Stuffed Artichokes

Easter is less than a month away and, since it is one of my favorite holidays, the next few posts will be devoted to some family food traditions associated with Easter. Every Italian family has its own stuffed artichoke recipe, … Continue reading

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Kitchen Matters

I was recently reading a food website that posed the question “What one kitchen item would you splurge for?” The people responding gave a variety of answers, such as good knives, a KitchenAid mixer or VitaMix blender, a Le Creuset … Continue reading

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