Tag Archives: Italian

How to Make Homemade French Bread Pizza

Making homemade French Bread is one of my favorite things. It always makes me wish I did it at least once a week. Inevitably, however, I’ll end up with leftovers that need to be eaten rather quickly or else I … Continue reading

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Baked Spaghetti

I grew up in a family that served spaghetti with the pasta sauce already added to the spaghetti. (My mom, in fact, claims that it tastes even better reheated the next day.) When I had my first spaghetti dinner with … Continue reading

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Chicken Parmesan Showdown!: Traditional v. Deconstructed

I often find that my kids’ palates are disappointingly narrow. I spend a good bit of time thinking about ways to get them to try and eat new foods. After having Chicken Parmesan for dinner at Theresa’s house one evening, … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Carbonara

Growing up, my family dinners were not exactly what you would think of as exotic. Hamburger was a frequent star, and casseroles were the norm. Our back-up dinners were tuna casserole or SPAM, and my brothers now love to harass … Continue reading

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Lasagna Showdown!: Homemade v. Store-bought Ingredients

I try to make as many of the foods that my family eats as I can. Breads, bagels, yogurt, crackers, snacks, cheeses, dinners, desserts… The first time that I made a lasagna from scratch – really from scratch, making all … Continue reading

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