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Pasta with Sausage, Tomato, and Mushroom Sugo

I’m not the sugo maker, that’s Francine.  But sometimes I try.  The late fall and few days of winter we’ve had in the south have been warm.  A few days ago it was flip-flops and shorts as the high crested 75.  Then, we’re scheduled to have a few days of 50s with overnight lows in […]

Oven BBQ Pork Ribs

I came in to pork ribs late in life.  I remember avoiding them growing up when my father would pull out the grill.  He always grilled chicken leg quarters and basted them with the hottest vinegar and pepper sauce I’ve ever tasted.  Mom and I would chow down on that while he savored an entire […]

BBQ Wars

No, it’s not a new show on the Food Network, but war…what is it good for? Absolutely…good eats..of course!  In America, there are several distinct styles of barbecue that you can sink your teeth into and get all over your pants.  I know what I’ve grown up eating, and through my tasty travels, I’ve had […]

Bolognese Sauce for Beginners

The first time my friend Sarah, a New Zealander, told me she’d made “Spagbol” for dinner I had no clue. Then I asked her what was in it and when she went down the list of ingredients the light went on — Pasta Bolognese. I am not naturally adept at Bolognese sauce. Recipes that come […]

Apricot Glazed Porkchops

The sun came out!  We had a great weekend of spring temperatures (in the high 60s) and could all relax and rejuvenate a little bit.  In my zealous attempt to enjoy the break from the dreary winter, I did no weekend cooking, which is unusual for me.  Instead, I attempted to make my work week […]