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Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

Is everyone getting ready for Cinco de Mayo?! What a great day to celebrate Mexican independence by drinking margaritas and eating tacos! What a great excuse to have a party! Who doesn’t love margaritas and tacos? Mexican tacos! What better way to feed a large […]

Easy Marinated Chicken Thighs

Easy Marinated Chicken Thighs

Everyone is so busy! Work! School! Kids! Kids’ activities! No one has a lot of spare time. This is a recipe for the busy. Before you run out the door for work or school, take five minutes and give your chicken thighs a little love. You […]

Tuscan Tomato Soup (Pappa al Pomodoro)

Tuscan Tomato Soup (Pappa al Pomodoro)

The other day I was at the Arezzo Antique Market with my friend Nan. I’m a big fan of the Antique Market and have furnished much of the house with furniture and other pieces that I’ve found at the market (click on the Arezzo Finds page […]

Pancetta Wrapped Pork Loin with Fig Jam

Pancetta Wrapped Pork Loin with Fig Jam

This dish sounds complicated, but it really is not difficult to make. Pork loin wrapped in pancetta and stuffed with fig jam. Doesn’t this sound yummy? Pork loin, pancetta and fig jam! It sounds pretty decadent and Italian, doesn’t it?! I made this meal earlier this year in […]

Mushroom Cheese Tart

Mushroom Cheese Tart

Welcome to December! Holiday season and entertaining are fast approaching!  With this in mind, the next few weeks of posts are going to showcase things to make your holiday season easier. They may be recipes that you can pull together in a hurry, cocktails or […]