Browsing All posts tagged under »Sunday dinner«

newfie bread

November 1, 2012

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We were lucky, tucked up on a hill here in Boston, so close to the the water -link to picture is 1-1/2 blocks away from my aunt and grandmother’s house! Watching the tarps on the Tobin Bridge being battered by the whipping winds, streets already flooded and trees coming down around me as I headed home […]

peach sunday

September 19, 2012

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Maybe the trick is, don’t buy three things in bulk, smack in the middle of your busiest week in a while. Maybe thats the bit of intelligence that was missing from my half-assed planning. So, I thought, what the hell! I’ll just get peaches. A hell of a lot of peaches. My friend who splits […]

jalapeño poppers

September 18, 2012

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When I received the cookbook Pioneer Woman Cooks, I made a few things from it and then lent it out to my friend who wanted to start cooking. She and her sister used it and made a few things (I believe) but I know for sure, she made these poppers. I’ve never known someone so […]

risi e bisi, herbed chicken, and cauliflower

September 13, 2012

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Do you like risi e bisi? I do. I won’t lie, when I say it, it sounds more like “reees-beeesy” I’ve had this dish about a million times in my life, but it has been a long, long time since I made it. This is the recipe from my mom’s book. Everybody Cooks Rice. Does […]

Portofino Rotini

August 24, 2012

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When it’s time for dinner, sometimes you need to nosh on something while you think, cook, talk, answer the phone, press 3 to be taken off the call list, and do conversions from one recipe to…. normal numbers from the country of one’s birth… This calls for a little app, and a dinner that takes […]

Tumala d’Andrea

August 12, 2012

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I bought this Saveur cookbook over two years ago. This was the first thing that I saw that made me dog ear the page. A timbale, named for the drum, or tummala, tumala, it’s got a few names… An Italian casserole. It looked amazing, but way too overwhelming to take from the page to the kitchen table. […]

pulled pork sandwiches

August 2, 2012

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After a few hopeless searches, and useless results, and agonizing over recipes (not really, but it felt a little more dramatic than it really was..) I found a pulled pork recipe that I wanted to use. This lady Bridget was able to break it down for me. Took the fear out of pulling pork. Seriously, […]

Slow Cooker Sunday

January 16, 2012

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It was dead in the center of the Saturday night ‘s Patriots/Broncos game. The hype about this Tim Tebow character was being made a mockery of, and as the Pat’s continued to gain on them, the commercials became more religious, and the announcers seemed like they were getting sauced, sleep with more than it’s usual stealth […]

Oven baked quick ribs, cornbread, beans and green beans

August 1, 2011

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A discussion about ribs during last Sunday’s meal is what got me thinking about making them for supper this week. I’d never made them before, and probably have only eaten them twice or three times in my life. Seemed like a decent undertaking for a Sunday. I’d received a recipe for cornbread earlier in the […]

homemade orecchiette pasta with fennel, sausage and tomatoes

July 21, 2011

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I’m a huge fan of Sunday dinner. It’s so easy – usually I can take hours to prepare something, as apposed to a regular day of the week where I want to be in and out of the kitchen in a reasonable amount of time (read: as quickly as effing possible). My CSA share last week […]