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The Big Ragu!

If you ever watched Laverne & Shirley, then the chances are good that you’re familiar with Carmine “the Big Ragu” Ragusa, one of the recurring characters on the show portrayed by Eddie Mekka. While I’ve learned to make a yummy Bolognese Sauce, … Continue reading

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…So if She Sells Shells on the Seashore…

…I’m sure she sells seashore shells. Hubby and I enjoy having stuffed pasta shells. There’s a yummy meatless kind I make — Spinach Cheesy Stuffed Shells.  We also enjoy Meat-Stuffed Shells Florentine. A few weeks ago, though, I was casting about for something a … Continue reading

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Oh, Bologna!

No, I’m not talking about the luncheon meat — although Oscar Mayer had a great ad campaign for it (go on, take 31 seconds from your day and enjoy the ad — you know you want to!). I’m talking more … Continue reading

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I Think Ikea, I Think Ikea…

Remember the story of “The Little Engine that Could”? As Wikipedia tells us: The Little Engine that Could is an illustrated children‘s book that was first published in the United States of America in 1930 by Platt & Munk. The story is used to teach … Continue reading

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Hot Tamale!

Hot tamale! And no, I’m not talking about the candy — ‘though I did enjoy those when I was a kid. I’m talking about tamales — those lovely, yummy treats from Mexico. As Wikipedia tells us: A tamale (Spanish: tamal … Continue reading

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No, I’m not talking about sliding to a base — ‘though it is baseball season! Nor am I talking about a specific baseball pitch: I’m not even talking about the TV show “Sliders” — ‘though extra credit to you if … Continue reading

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But What If It’s Broken?

We’ve heard that old saying “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” But what do you do when it is broken? I’ve had half a box of broken lasagna noodles in my pantry for a while. They’re too mangled to … Continue reading

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