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Chai Biscotti

We just experienced our first extended power outage, and I must say that I hope never to have to go through that again anytime soon. Being without water, power,...

Calabrian Chile Butter

If you have followed my blog the past few months, you’ll know that I have become obsessed with Calabrian chili products. You can buy them in jars whole, or...

Grilled Peppers

Summer has finally arrived after a cold rainy spring, and when the heat index rises, I try to avoid using my oven too often. We have a grill on...

Grilled Caponata

Caponata is a Sicilian eggplant dish that consists of chopped fried eggplant and other vegetables seasoned with vinegar and capers. Everyone has their own interpretation of this dish, and...