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Fregola Sarda with Slow Roasted Pork and Vegetables: Cooking for me has always been spontaneous – a firecracker of inspiration, immediately followed by a serious of iniquitous acts that come together in a symphony of meaningful decisions that somehow result … Continue reading

Let It Snow

Umbricelli Farro Pasta with Walnut Sauce: With the expected onslaught of our fair share of snow this weekend, we had the invariable need to bake bread and other various culinary creations as the light fluffy snow fell throughout the day. … Continue reading

Some Assembly Required


Spinach & Mushroom Lasagna Rolls: Growing up on wheat germ and lentils in the 1970s, I didn’t really know the comfort food that most of my friends experienced regularly until I consciously revisited my childhood as an adult. In doing so, … Continue reading

Evil Is What Evil Does

Macaroni and Cheese with Crispy Capon: As I sit quietly gazing through the window, light snow is falling slowly on a beautiful New England morning. That kind of fluffy slow-motion snow that instantly beckons for a cozy fire, warm blanket, … Continue reading

Oh, Really…

Butternut Spaghetti Tacos with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds: Yes, really – “Spaghetti Tacos.” Thinking like a seven-year-old can be quite liberating as an adult, especially when it comes to dinner choices. If a seven-year-old got to choose your dinner, they may … Continue reading

Ragù You

Veal Sausage Ragù and Chicken Cannelloni: It goes without saying that ragù is in the top ten of most everyone’s comfort list. However, equally gratifying is the infinite variations that can be composed with the simple addition, or subtraction, of … Continue reading

Sword Play

Swordfish in Parchment with Salmon Cream Angel Hair Pasta: In an effort to not let go of summer, we opted for swordfish but with a few twists. Since the heavy rain dowsed the grill idea, we went for the parchment … Continue reading