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Chorizo con Huevos

Breakfast for dinner is always a great idea, I say. This dish–chorizo mixed with eggs and fried tortilla strips–I’ve made for dinner far more often than I have for breakfast. When the kids were younger, the everything-mixed-in-one-pan quality of this … Continue reading

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Schnitzel!

OK, I can’t really explain my strange obsession with schnitzel. I have no German or Austrian heritage, but lately this tasty little treat has made it into a fairly regular rotation in our household. Granted, breading and frying anything is … Continue reading

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Carne Asada Tacos

When I say tacos, do you think crunchy yellow shells, shredded lettuce, and cheddar cheese? Not me. Honestly, I was never a big fan of tacos as a kid because that was the stuff I grew up on–The #7 Combo … Continue reading

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Arancini? I Thought I was Making Croquetas

I’ve been making croquetas for years–it’s a great way to use up leftovers, and we all love them. The only problem is: I have been making arancini all this time and calling them croquetas. I explained this to Josh the … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Carbonara

In the summer of 1978, my parents took the entire family on a two month trip to Europe. We landed in Rome late in the evening, and by the time we arrived at Zia Bruna’s house, we were exhausted, disheveled, … Continue reading

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The Lowly Meatball

Meatballs of any variety are a major hit in our household. What they accompany is entirely secondary. In fact, not too long ago, Josh declared that an enormous bowl of meatballs would be a perfectly adequate dinner–actually, he called it … Continue reading

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