Pasta with Smothered Onions Sauce

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As advertised, another here’s pasta recipe from Marcella Hazan and it’s just as delicious as the last one. The reason for this latest run on pasta recipes is partly because I like pasta a lot and partly because I’ve been … Continue reading

Penne with Creamy Sausage Sauce

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It took a while to remember where I found this recipe. All I could remember was that I’d had it my files for a long time… it was on a recipe card. Does anyone even use recipe cards any more? … Continue reading

Patty Melt

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While I have dined at Toronto’s Rose and Sons a few times, I have never ordered the Patty Melt. Based on every other meal I’ve had there, I was sure that the Patty Melt would be delicious, but it’s served … Continue reading

Bangers and Mash

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Happy New Year. I was watching some Barefoot Contessa shows on television last week. In one episode, Ina visits London, England with Jeffrey. They tour around the city (she rented a double-decker bus to haul them here and there) and … Continue reading

Gnocchi alla romana

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Digging through Otttolenghi Simple for the next recipe to try out… I wanted something comforting, full of cheese and other favourite flavours and was not afraid to spend some time making the meal. Gnocchi alla romana? Jackpot! I listened to … Continue reading

Charred Cherry Tomatoes with Cold Yogurt

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Once you’ve decided which new cookbook(s) you need, what do you do next? I leaf through the book, stopping whenever a recipe or photograph catches my eye to bookmark that page. Hopefully, I’ll end up with a forest of sticky … Continue reading

Curried Lentil, Tomato and Coconut Soup

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Does every soup I make start with onions and garlic? A quick look back at previous posts shows that almost all of the soups I’ve made have those two ingredients in them. This quick look back also showed that I … Continue reading

Tomato Tortellini Soup

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Time to try out a bunch of soup recipes in preparation for the change in weather. Soup is great any time of the year, but I especially think of stirring up a pot of comfort during the colder months. This … Continue reading