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Tuna Meatballs or Le Migliori Polpette di Tonno

Sometimes I come across a recipe and I am so intrigued that I just have to try it. Cinnamon and Tuna. Hmm…Yes, this is one of those recipes.

But, since it involved fish, I decided to get jwa’s opinion on it before making it. He’s somewhat picky about fish and I didn’t want […]

Roundup: Weekend Cookbook Challenge 30

Well, here we are at the end of the month already. And here’s what we’ve all been waiting for — Weekend Cookbook Challenge 30: Farmer’s Markets. Thanks again to Sara for graciously allowing me to guest-host her awesome event for the month of July. I’m happy to say that there was a nice, respectable […]

The Great Baklava Experiment … Success!

So. Baklava. Mmmm. I have always wanted to make some. Then, last weekend I realized I had all of the components needed. It was like fate shouted down, “Make the baklava!” Really, you have to listen to fate.

I found a pretty simple sounding recipe at the Whole Foods Market web site and off […]

Korean-Style Grilled Pork Tenderloin — It's Great!

First off, this recipe had a lot of pressure on it. I was opening a package of pork tenderloin so that I could slice it up and marinate it all day while I was at work. Note to self — do not use knives at 7 AM. I sliced the hell out of my […]

WCC 30: Blueberry Pie (with a Lavender & Orange Zest Crust)

Okay, here is my post for Weekend Cookbook Challenge, which incidentally, I am hosting this month. Yay! But, the real props go to Sara for starting and running such a great blogging event on a regular basis for a while now.

The theme for this July is Farmers Markets and at the Hollywood Farmers […]