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Recipes

Classic Marinara

This sauce is a staple in my kitchen, although the way I prepare it varies from batch to batch. It depends on what kind of tomatoes I’m using, what herbs I have on hand, and what I might already have...

Oven-Baked Fries

Oven-baked Fries   These roasted potato fries go well as a side dish or as a party snack. Try them with a simple mushroom or miso gravy, or maybe with a little melted cheese and sour cream....

Quick White Bean Soup

Quick White Bean Soup   This is a quick recipe which requires that you have a little tomato sauce on hand. If you’re like me, you tend to end up frequently with that little bit of tomato sauce...

A Savoury Secret Ingredient

So, I thought I would let you in on one of my secret ingredients. It’s a combination of fresh oregano, garlic, and oil prepared in my own technique. By partially cookingthe garlic and oregano...

Bread 101

There is something just plain impressive about serving a room full of people a freshly-baked loaf of bread, especially one you made yourself from scratch. When I have friends over, I'll often make...