Category Archives: main course

Timpano… also known as Delicious Extra DEEP Dish Pie Full of Italian Goodies

My Maryland Cooking Club theme this month was “Food from a Movie.”  I had come across mention of the Timpano from Big Night years ago and remember many people commenting on how they’d never made it because it seemed daunting. … Continue reading

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Daring Cooks: Stuffed Grape Leaves

First, apologies for my absence: my camera has been broken 😦 It’s still not right after getting a new lens and I’m gonna try another lens before I buy a whole new camera.  Keep your fingers crossed for my little guy.  In … Continue reading

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Fire & Ice: Spicy Pulled Pork with Chilly Jicama Slaw

August Cooking Club was at my house this month.  Yay!  Since I have 7 varieties of hot peppers growing in my garden I needed an excuse to showcase some of them.  The theme: Fire & Ice!  Everyone had to make … Continue reading

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Spicy-Cheesy Tamales with Pineapple-Tomatillo Salsa Verde

Cooking Club last month was themed Christmas in July and before I read the actual text of the evite I must admit I thought she was nuts.  My first thoughts were “Maaaaannnn I don’t want to cook heavy winter food now. I … Continue reading

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Hot Miso, Cold Soba

This dinner started out as a light bulb going off in Tom’s head that he expressed out loud: “I’m going to make dinner tomorrow from the French Laundry Cookbook.” I raised my eye brows and smiled.  Even I have not made anything … Continue reading

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