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Creamy Kabocha Squash Pasta With Sausage

The arrival of fall brings with it a bounty of cold weather ingredients to the marketplace, including a variety of winter squash, and a good selection of greens. I...

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Skillet Roasted Chicken, Potatoes, & Sausages

Cast iron skillets have once again become a popular kitchen utensil, and I thoroughly enjoy using mine for both savory and sweet recipes. This recipe combines chicken pieces along...

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Lagostina Martellata Tri-Ply Copper 6 Qt. Covered Pastaiola Review & Contest Giveaway (Retail Price $249.99)

I love pasta of every description, so when I was contacted by Lagostina to take part in the celebration of National Pasta Day, I was all in. I was...

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Farro Pasta With In A Creamy Thyme Sauce With Mushrooms & Sausage ~ For National Pasta Day

The folks at Lagostina contacted me a while ago to see if I’d be interested in taking part in National Pasta Day, October 17th. They were kind enough to...

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Pumpkin Spice Jam Bars

I recently made a double batch of pumpkin spice jam from a lovely Kabocha squash I bought at the market, and I wanted to use it in my baking....

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Porcini & Tomato Bread Soup

We are now counting down the weeks until we leave Umbria, and I am once again working to empty out my freezer before we have to close up our...

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Pumpkin Spice Jam

I have gone a little pumpkin crazy lately, so I must apologize. But, since it is fall and pumpkins are finally showing up everywhere, I do have an excuse!...

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Friday Photos ~ October 7th, 2016

We have just over one week left before we leave Umbria and as well as attempting to begin to close everything up, we are trying to get out and...

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Pumpkin & Kale Soup With Turkey Meatballs

The weather has been glorious the past week here in Umbria with higher than normal daytime temperatures. As soon as the sun goes down, however, the thermostat dips and...

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Tomato Butter

Our garden this year was best yet. We amended our soil last fall, adding truckloads of soil taken from an area riverbed and that apparently made a big difference....