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Lasagna, Sydney's Favorite Italian Meal

Lasagna, Sydney's Favorite Italian Meal

Lasagna, is a Noto tradition; I can’t image the up-roar that would occur if lasagna was not prepared at least once a month. Lasagna is on every major Noto Holiday table; both DF and Sydney remind me all Thanksgiving morning to prepare the lasagna (as if I could...
You made Me Sauce You, and All The Time You Knew It

You made Me Sauce You, and All The Time You Knew It

My husband, DF, is apart of a wonderful mammoth Italian family. When we announced our engagement (of course there was a huge party) my grandmother-in-law kindly with seriousness informed me I would need to learn the family sauce recipe. I thought marinara sauce how...
Hey Chicken, Stock It to Me

Hey Chicken, Stock It to Me

During the Fall/Winter seasons it is our family’s tradition to prepare stocks and a special Italian sauce (to be ย given in a later post). Since both take at least 8 hours we try to prepare at least one type of stock and sauce on the same day. I remember when...
Good Morning Sunshine Omelet

Good Morning Sunshine Omelet

Last night we decided to bring takeout home, which is not a common practice, I ended up with food poisoning so intense I was culred-up into a ball on our bedroom floor from 11:45 to 4:00 am. DF had been working in his study; when he finished and decided to call it an...
Fiesta It's Monday: Shrimp Fajitas Night

Fiesta It's Monday: Shrimp Fajitas Night

Ever since Sydney was young (about 2 years old) Monday night has been our family’s Shrimp Fajita Night. My husband, DF, is a workaholic, but I have always insisted we have dinner as a family. Anyone with young children knows how hard it can be to have their...