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Slow Cooker Moroccan SToup

Slow Cooker Moroccan SToup

Fall is here! The glorious Indian summer we had is slowly coming to an end (but luckily, hanging on for a few more days), the leaves are changing and it’s getting cooler. Time to switch things up. Goodbye cold dinners and hello slow cooker! There’s […]

Southwest Chicken Chop Salad (a reboot)

Southwest Chicken Chop Salad (a reboot)

Thanksgiving Monday! Let’s give thanks for a day off work! Most people probably spent some or all of the weekend eating, and probably eating a lot! While many families cook large turkeys, my family always cooked¬†chicken. I’m not sure why, but the Lawrence Thanksgiving dinner […]

Slow Cooked Pork and Potatoes

Slow Cooked Pork and Potatoes

Back to school! Ugh! Basically, you now have less time to get everything done. Or maybe it just feels that way! Hands up if you have very little free time during the work week. Most people I know, between their jobs, classes and/or families, have […]

Roasted Tomato Rigatoni

Roasted Tomato Rigatoni

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s tomato season! Yes, the time of year when tomatoes actually taste like tomatoes! (Says the slightly tomato-obsessed woman.) I’m not the only one who loves tomatoes. My friend, and Travel*Food*Cool reader (thank you), Heather, recently sent […]

The Better Easy Orzo Side

The Better Easy Orzo Side

While I know there are a lot of people who subscribe to the motto “bacon makes everything better”, in Italy, one doesn’t see bacon at the grocery store¬†or at the butcher shop. Italians don’t use bacon but pancetta. Pancetta is normally sold cubed or sliced […]

Easy, Fast and Fresh Zucchini Sauce

Easy, Fast and Fresh Zucchini Sauce

I love zucchini! That gorgeous green punch of colour is so summery. It reminds me of Italy. I grow zucchini in the garden at the house. I usually plant one or two plants, but I seem to always get a bumper crop. I’ve made zucchini […]

Spiced Melon Mint Soup

Spiced Melon Mint Soup

In the summer time when the weather is hot, you can stretch right up and touch the sky….sorry just singing a little Mungo Jerry. You can make this soup, in the time it takes you to listen to that song. (Okay, maybe a little longer, […]