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Braised Ribs and Rigatoni

This recipe is adapted from Lidia’s Italy. It is a great way to cook ribs if you are tired of barbecue. Braised Short Ribs 1 rack pork spare ribs 2 onions sliced thin 1 head garlic chopped roughly 6-8 pickled … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: The Best Cheesecake

This is my nana’s cheesecake recipe and it is fairly advanced. It is perfect for a large group of people due to how rich and creamy it turns out. The dough is very tricky so be gentle. Go here for … Continue reading

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Mushroom Gratin

This is a great side to go with steak as well as a giant roasted bird. Any assortment of mushrooms will work but make sure to have a few different types. Dry vermouth can be substituted for the Lillet. Mushroom … Continue reading

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What’s so Bad About Chopped Liver?

Chicken livers are not everyone’s cup of tea, especially Katherine’s. Unless they are in pate or gravy that is. So when I find a recipe that uses them well, and that she enjoys then it has to be good. This … Continue reading

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Stuffed Manicotti

Manicotti, much like lasagna, can be filled with just about anything. I prefer to go vegetarian and make it slighlty healthier, but it really does not make much of a difference with all the cheese. For this manicotti I used … Continue reading

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