Tag Archives: Pasta

A Tailgate Post I Forgot to Link to in Time for The 4th But I’m Finally Getting Around To It, So Lay Off.

I completely forgot to link this which is only important because by posting a link to another site on which I have provided content, I can pat myself on the back and pretend that I have also provided content here. … Continue reading

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Sunday Sauce: Bucatini with Sage, Rosemary, and Pancetta

[I know it’s Tuesday, but stuff got in the way. If it helps, the basic outline was written on Sunday.] I don’t think coffee would be much improved by peanut butter. There may be just two ingredients, but it sounds … Continue reading

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Chicken Parmesan from The RBR Tailgate – Edizione Internazionale

I’ve gone global. Thanks to the power of #pasta and Twitter, last week’s post for the rah-rah football site got picked up by I Tre Mercanti, a specialty foods shop on the Campo della Guerra in Venice, and shared on … Continue reading

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In Case You Forgot About Game Day Tomorrow

I couldn’t exactly blame you if you did. The great and mighty Catamounts of West Carolina may not be our most challenging opponents, but they were willing to be ritually slaughtered for a big check and that commends them to … Continue reading

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How in the Hell Did I Miss National Pasta Day?

Seriously? October 17th and I missed it? Pasta is practically my raison d’etre, but in Italian so it’s more like my penso che tu sia abbastanza caldo di mamma. I’d never heard of National Pasta Day until this morning, but … Continue reading

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It’s Grilling Season! Let’s Make Spaghetti!

I’m not actually planning to cook pasta on a grill, although I once cooked a single noodle on my Weber just to say that I did it. Crunchy. No, this, like life, is all about the sauce. Steaks on the grill … Continue reading

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Some Things of Interest: 9/3/12

Even the casual reader of this blog should know that my love of food would fizzle and die were I not allowed to make my own tomato sauces. In the arena of life, cutting vegetables. browning meats, adding herbs and … Continue reading

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Cookbook Review: Viva Some Parts of Joie De Vivre!

Because some parts make me sad. The statement “Southerners like their iced tea sweet.” is fair and accurate. Most Southerners do like their tea sweet. The statement “All Southerners like their iced tea sweet.” is not fair and accurate. The … Continue reading

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Problems With What May or May Not Be an Italian Classic

My mother’s maiden name was Carroccio. She was the second oldest of ten children whose lineage on my grandfather’s side can be traced from Sicily to the edge of the records and back to my great grandparents; two crazy Sicilian … Continue reading

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Lasagna Bolognese con un Bambino di Cinque Anni

“Do you want to learn how to make Lasagna with me?” “What’s lasagna?” “It’s like a cake made with pasta, pizza sauce, meat, and pizza cheese.” “Yes, please!” ******************************************************************************** “We wanna start by prepping the vegetables. Do you remember how … Continue reading

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