Author Archives: Kelli

Marcella Hazan Tomato Sauce

It’s been a long time friends… 2016- rough stuff.  But I’m digging out- which means cookbook club is back in full swing and I’m celebrating with a blog post.  (gasp) We had our first meeting in AGES last night and … Continue reading

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Walnut Bread

I decided to make the “Renewal” menu at the end of the book- Date Night In. For us, making the menu was inspired totally by the Chocolat Chaud dessert that my Son wanted for dinner.  But I decided might as well … Continue reading

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Chocolat Chaud

Tuesdays I cook with my Son.  Usually it’s enjoyable- sometimes painful- but it definitely gets him to try a greater array of foods, and I feel like I’m doing a service by helping to create another person who can find his … Continue reading

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I feel mildly guilty that the wonderful book, Jerusalem, got zero time on the Blog.  I actually cooked from it a TON and really enjoyed how healthy everything was without feeling like I was sacrificing any sort of flavor or … Continue reading

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Lemon Bucatini with Roasted Kale

It has been a long time since I’ve done a post.  The cooking and photos haven’t slowed down. We have a new book our club is doing- Seven Spoons by Tara O’Brady.  I can’t wait to try so many recipes … Continue reading

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Raspberry Ricotta Pancakes

I almost didn’t include these because I lost focus during the cooking process of these little guys and never got photos of the end result… but they were good enough to get an honorable mention even though my photos are … Continue reading

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Cayenne-Pecorino Potato Chips

Just a brief post-  Who doesn’t love a homemade potato chip?  I made these for a side with the caponata subs one night. The difference between a homemade chip and a store bought- vast.  Especially when they are straight out … Continue reading

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Mario Dinner

Sunday, some of us got together for a mid-term feast.  Having never done this before- I wasn’t quite sure what to expect.  I will say- it was delicious…and more importantly FUN.  Will definitely do again. Everyone signed up for a … Continue reading

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Caponata Sub

I have a tendency to avoid eggplant.  The meaty texture and somewhat mild flavor makes me wish I were eating something else- but the photo on the page combined with my unnatural love of sandwiches made me think I really … Continue reading

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Chicken Pot Pie

OK- these aren’t really chicken pot pies.  I had made a Turkey for Amy’s birthday and had a ton of leftovers- seems like the perfect time for some Turkey Pot Pie! I don’t have much to say about this- other … Continue reading

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