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Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore is classic Italian comfort food.  The word cacciatore means hunter, and the style of cooking means a dish that is hearty with lots of earthy vegetables and some wine.  I’ve updated my Grandma Carbone’s recipe here.  I use a combination of breasts and thighs; you can use just thighs if you prefer, but… Read More Chicken Cacciatore

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Breakfast in a Mug

Looking for an easy breakfast to eat before (or during!) your morning Zoom meeting?  I put this simple recipe together because I wanted something quick but protein-packed.  To make it flavorful with minimal prep, I’ve used a blend of fresh herbs; you can mix up your own favorites.  If you want something heartier, you can… Read More Breakfast in a Mug

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Use-What-You-Have Cookie Bars

Is there anything better than cookies in brownie form?  Soft, chewy, yummy–and easy to bake.  If you’re like me, your pantry becomes a haven for the left-over mix-ins from past recipes–chocolate chips, candy bits, chopped nuts, mini-marshmallows.  The list goes on.  And if you’re like me, you can’t bear the thought of waste.  What do… Read More Use-What-You-Have Cookie Bars