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Italian

Chicken Parmigiana

November 2, 2009
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Chicken Parmagiana is perhaps one of the simplest, most under-made recipes. At least it is here at Cuisine Capers. It is hard to say why that is, given that it is a full-flavored, hearty dish that really hits the comfort spot.

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Bolognese Carbonara

May 11, 2008
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Bolognese alla Carbonara Bucatini I’m not too sure what to call this recipe, for it is not a traditional bolognese, and it is certainly not a traditional carbonara.  On the other hand, it combines elements of both of these dishes into a hearty, satisfying pasta fitting for Sunday dinner. I start with a base of good quality Italian Sausage, […]

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Giada De Laurentiis Strikes Again

December 30, 2007
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Orechiette with Sausage, Beans, and Mascarpone There are few episodes of “Everyday Italian” that I watch that do not inspire me to make something… immediately.  We affectionately call Giada the “Skinny Italian Chick” around these parts.  We watch her Food Network show, get really hungry, and refuse to believe that she eats more than the […]

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New Years Eve Celebration

January 2, 2005

We’ve long ago outgrown the desire to go out and live it up on New Years Eve. In the last few years we’ve made a tradition of settling in for a special meal, with special food and wine. This is getting somewhat more and more challenging. We eat “special” meals all the time – we […]

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Pasta, Potatoes and Pesto

August 9, 2004

We don’t grocery shop like most people. We very seldom shop for more than one meal at a time. Because we have our CSA box, in the summer almost any produce we use we already have. If we need tomatoes or peppers we go out to the backyard and pick them. This usually leaves meat […]

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Stuffed Peppers and Zucchini

August 4, 2004

I personally do not like bell peppers. I like just about any other kind of pepper, but there’s something about bell pepper that just rubs me the wrong way. I think it’s genetic – my sister feels the same way. Of course, the other member of this household LOVES bell peppers. There is a constant […]

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An Italian Sunday Dinner

March 28, 2004
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Dinner tonight: An Italian Porketta, cheese ravioli with pesto sauce, caprese salad, a side of olives and a nice red Italian wine.

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