Tag Archives: Italian

Impossible Lasagna Pie

My darlings! I am so sorry that I’ve been AWOL. I went on a week-long vacation at the end of September with my mum’ and between recovering from my trip and catching up on work, I have neglected the blog. … Continue reading

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Stuffed Hungarian Hots

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. When your boss gives you a plastic bag full of Hungarian Hot Peppers, you stuff the little buggers. Oddly enough, in one of my favorite cookbooks, Mama’s Recipes: A Treasury of Hungarian-American Foods, … Continue reading

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Linguine Salad Supreme Light

It is so insanely hot here–and I assume that it’s hot where you are, too–that the last thing I want to do is write about a dish that would require any sort of baking/grilling/roasting/broiling. I am all about chilled foods … Continue reading

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87. Veal Parmigiano (Veal Cutlets Parmesan)

So, I picked up a guy at jury duty. No, really. I shit you not. Yeah, I was called in back in October (yes, that’s how far behind I am with the blog). It’s not the best way to spend … Continue reading

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74. Tongue (Italian Style)

I know, I know, I know. Two weeks in a row without a Wiener Wednesday. But I’m giving you the only thing that could replace a Wednesday wiener, and that is tongue. I can’t even apologize for how dirty that … Continue reading

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48. Turkey Scalloppine

Darlings, it is official. We are in the midst of National Jell-O Week! I hope that you got your jiggle on because the weekend is fast approaching. But if you haven’t celebrated yet, fear not! I’ve already observed this holiest … Continue reading

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40. Beef Pizza

11 days ago, for Thursday Night Football, my beloved Steelers took on their bitter rivals (real rivals, none of that B’more Ravens bullshit) the Cleveland Browns. I selected #40 Beef Pizza because it is a football-appropriate meal. Cleve and I … Continue reading

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73. Lasagne

I do the majority of my cooking on Sundays, but since it is football season (the most wonderful time of the year!) Sundays can get a little busy because of game schedules. We live in Baltimore, but I love the … Continue reading

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61. Linguine with Clam Sauce

I prepared #61 on a Saturday night by myself. Yes, by myself. Does that seem sad–me staying home and cooking alone on date night? I hope not. I haven’t been making as many Dinner is Served! meals as I would … Continue reading

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22. Manicotti

I filed this meal under ground beef (I have separated all of the Dinner is Served! cards by main protein), but the day I made #22 I didn’t want to have meat. I was sick of it. It might have … Continue reading

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