Italian · Main Courses · Recipes · Salads, Sides & Sauces

Eggplant Parmesan (Gluten-Free)

This is a hold over from #NoBuyJanuary.  I know that sounds silly because who has eggplant laying around for a month?  Not me.  But I had everything else for the meal at my house and I needed something to tie it all together.  That one thing was eggplant.  I had salsiccia in the freezer, sauce… Continue reading Eggplant Parmesan (Gluten-Free)

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Pasta Con Broccoli for #NoBuyJanuary

Hello lovely people.  I hope all is well and you and your family have been staying safe.  That vaccine feeling is in the air.  My friends and family in health care, in multiple states, have gotten their first dose of the vaccine (if not second).  Family friends down in Texas have gotten their first dose… Continue reading Pasta Con Broccoli for #NoBuyJanuary

Breakfast & Brunch · Main Courses · Recipes · Sandwiches

Smörgåstårta (Swedish Sandwich Cake)

It was Tuesday. It was hot. I wanted a no cook dinner.  What to make…? What to make…?   Four years ago I was riding up the elevator of a Chicago hotel with a woman who was holding a beautiful cake. On closer inspection, the “flowers” on the top were made out of salami.  Of… Continue reading Smörgåstårta (Swedish Sandwich Cake)

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Being Together and Burrito Casserole

Happy Friday! How is everyone hanging in there?  Due to coronavirus, here in the St. Louis metro area we are on a Stay-At-Home order until at least April 21st.  I’m all in, whatever we need to do to eradicate this virus, I will do.  You have my word health care workers.  I promise to do… Continue reading Being Together and Burrito Casserole