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Savoring Rhode Island

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Last month I traveled to Providence RI for work and although it wasn’t as adventurous as Africa, it was an exciting and unexpected find for me.  I was there working on a weekend and had a few hours to kill … Continue reading

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Bread Salad

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Only the Italians can take yummy bread and turn it into a salad!  I had never made bread salad and had some sourdough bread that was losing its appeal. What better way to switch it up than to toast it … Continue reading

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Beer Cheese Bread

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What could be better for watching the Super Bowl tomorrow but some Beer Cheese Bread!   I was inspired by this pizza crust recipe and decided to adapt it to a foccacia-type bread.   You may remember me recently talking about … Continue reading

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Walnut Cheese Spread

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Do you make New Year’s Resolutions? I don’t. I don’t really like to set myself up for failure.  

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Homemade Pasta

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  I can’t lie, I’m stupid proud of myself for making homemade pasta… even though it turned out to be one of the easiest things I’ve ever made (in the category of “foods that are supposed to be too complicated to … Continue reading

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“Quasi Autentico” Neapolitan Pizza

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  Yeah, that’s right…almost authentic.  

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The Ham-Free Cuban Sandwich

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I got many wonderful gifts this holiday season but one of my favorites was a Cuban cookbook, Memories of a Cuban Kitchen by Mary Urrutia Randelman.  

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Swiss Chard Cheddar Pizza

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Want to grill up something fast this glorious 4th of July weekend?   Give this pizza a try!   Once you grill pizza you’ll never bake pizza in the oven again!   OK – maybe if it’s blizzarding outside.

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Easy Bruschetta

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  My dad is coming over for dinner tonight and I wanted a quick appetizer to serve him. I love baguettes and wine on a saturday afternoon.  As I was dunking bits of baguette in olive oil seasoned with sea … Continue reading

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Porter Pizza

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OK.  So this recipe should really be called Porter Spent Grain Pizza Dough but that certainly doesn’t roll off the tongue well or sound catchy, right? Give it up for my friend Sam.  Not only did he and his honey, Nicole, give … Continue reading

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