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Artichoke Madness!

Last Sunday we picked up some nice looking Italian Artichokes at the Farmers Market. (Pssssst: don’t forget WCC30!)

I really didn’t know what to do with them but jwa assured me that he did.

“Boil them in water,” he instructed. “For how long?” I asked. “Hmmm”, he replied, “maybe you should look that […]

A Tasty, Tasty Dish: Spanish-Style Spaghetti with Chorizo and Almonds

I have been getting into Spanish food lately, well, over the past couple of years. I really like the flavors and, although most that I have made have been served hot, they really seem to go great with Summer weather.

Now, this dish is pasta but it is also pretty much one pan pasta […]

Announcing…Weekend Cookbook Challenge #30!

Hai there. Oh, look, I am guest-hosting July’s Weekend Cookbook Challenge! Hooray, it’s my 2nd time! Thank you very much to Sara, for agreeing to let me do this again. Last October, my theme was Halloween. This time, the theme is…Farmers Markets.

July is a great time to hit your local Farmers Market in […]