Sicilian Pizza With Pepperoni and Spicy Tomato Sauce

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I was enticed to read this story about New York’s Finest Sicilian Pizza by the photograph for the article. Then I got to the line about the pepperoni curling up to create “crispy grease chalices”. This description may not appeal … Continue reading

Rotini, Fresh Basil, Pine Nut and Cheese Casserole

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Hello! It’s been a while. I took a break, but now I’m back. Let’s see if I still remember how to do this. I was interested in this recipe because it has a few different-than-usual ingredients: Havarti cheese and pine … Continue reading

Vegetarian Tamale Pie

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Eating vegetarian meals once in a while is another way to lower your food costs. Along with the other benefits realized by reducing the amount of meat in our diets (fewer calories consumed, more fiber and vitamins in our diets … Continue reading

Shortcut Sausage Meatballs

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I am swamped these days. With an abundance of work and a fuller than usual social calendar, there is little time to plan menus, let alone cook. As always, a well-stocked pantry is seeing me through. This lovely recipe from … Continue reading

Tin Can Chili

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You could call this chili con carne. Or a bowl of red. I call this Tin Can Chili because the can opener is nearly the only tool you’ll need to make this and because I like the alliteration and because … Continue reading

Meatzza

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Gluten! It seems that everyone is talking about this protein lately… a segment on CBC’s Marketplace last Sunday, an article in the latest New Yorker magazine and in this bit from Jimmy Kimmel Live!: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/video/jimmy-kimmel-asks-what-is-gluten-23655461 I wonder why so many … Continue reading