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Easy Beef & Broccoli: Leftover Italian To Chinese In A Flash

As you might remember, about a month ago I hosted an Italian themed meal for some family and friends.  Even though no one went away hungry there were a lot of leftovers; both prepared dishes and individual ingredients.  It’s easy to consume the prepared dishes, right? Just reheat and eat. But, I needed to find… Continue reading Easy Beef & Broccoli: Leftover Italian To Chinese In A Flash

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What To Do With Leftover Easter Ham

I have a love affair with ham.  My husband doesn’t understand it but it’s real and it’s deep.  It’s ingrained through my mom’s side of the family.  A phrase my cousin, sister and I are always saying (in our mother’s voices), “We got ham!” It used to be to make fun of them but now… Continue reading What To Do With Leftover Easter Ham

Blog · Italian · Sandwiches

Tales of the Cookbook III

Sorry I didn’t post anything last week but I have been cooking.  Cooking like crazy.  Cooking up a storm.  Cooking like there’s no tomorrow.  You get the point. It’s funny what happens when you start cooking for a purpose other than just for your family’s enjoyment.  In this cookbook writing process there are a lot… Continue reading Tales of the Cookbook III

Recipes · Salads, Sides & Sauces · Sandwiches

Mediterranean Roll-Up

The Steelers are playing again on Sunday, whoop whoop!  We are planning to have friends over and gorge on snacks and comfort foods.  I can’t wait! As I have mentioned before, there is nothing wrong with treating yourself every now and again.  Balance is the key.  To balance out the clam chowder and some form… Continue reading Mediterranean Roll-Up