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National Tortellini Day

I love pasta and I love stuffed pasta. Tortellini is a little roll of stuffed goodness. Some folks believe it was invented in Bologna, Italy, but no one seems to know who or why a day was created to celebrate … Continue reading

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Rainbow Chard Frittata – Meatless Monday

It’s meatless Monday! Here’s another meatless dish that can be breakfast or dinner! It’s super easy (four ingredients, plus salt and pepper) and super delicious! Even my husband had seconds! It’s so easy to make.

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Connecticut Steamed Cheese Burgers

Steamed cheeseburger? Yep. Ted’s restaurant has been serving them since 1959, although some say Jack’s Lunch in Middletown invented it. But at Ted’s, special steam racks were made. While the burger steams, the fats drip out and the meat fills … Continue reading

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Roasted Cauliflower au Gratin

I was craving a big bowl of roasted vegetables. I had some tri-colored cauliflower in the refrigerator, so I thought I’d make it up. But that wasn’t enough. It was so easy, you don’t even need a recipe.

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Meatless Appetizers – Crackers Three Ways

I love topping crackers with cheese and smoked meats. Eating those little morsels feels to indulgent and delicious. But what if you don’t eat meat? Or you’re having a party with some guests that are vegetarian? What kind of cracker … Continue reading

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