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Looking for a quick and easy dish for make for your man? Chances are you can’t go wrong with eggs, bacon, and cheese. This oh so simple recipe was one the first dishes my first Italian boyfriend made for me many moons ago. Fast forward a few years later and a Roman friend made the […]

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Since crabs are in season there were quite a few lovely live specimens at the market. How could I resist? Unfortunately, the hubby wasn’t quite on board. Complaining about how these crabs didn’t have any meat in them… How they were just for flavoring things… What was I going to make with them? etc etc […]

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I have a philosophy that I don’t cook for a man unless we have been dating for quite a bit of time. First he has to win me over, taking the time, effort and money in choosing just the right restaurants. (Yes I did say money. I will not go on a second date with […]

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Sliced Cherry Pie

I really started cooking on my own once I had moved out of my parents house and out of the university dorms to study abroad in Spain and Italy. As anyone who has been away from home for any length of time knows, it doesn’t matter how much you like the place where you are […]

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Cherry Pie Recipe

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Cherry Pie

  Cherries have been in season for a 2-3 months now. This means that every week, I buy a container of cherries. Over the next 48 hrs, the average time it takes me to eat a container of cherries, I think “I should make cherry pie”. I love pies and I love cherries which means […]

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Lasagna Bolognese

Jun
2013
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Teenage Boy was the other inspiration for this blog (as you probably guessed from the name he’s a teenage boy). As such, he embodies all of the characteristics one associates with human beings in that category. Annoying, self-obsessed, Facebook loving, Xbox playing shells of their former younger more charming and sweet selves. Fortunately thanks to […]

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The other dish I made for Mr. Big’s birthday was a Victoria Sandwich Cake. It’s pretty cute, he always scarves down half of the cake in minutes, usually leaving me just a little sliver.  This usually happens when I step out of the room for just a few minutes.  Whenever I come back to see […]

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First There Was Mr. Big – Rosemary lamb chops with vegetables I’ve known Mr. Big for a long time, about 10 years now. And just like Mr. Big in Sex and the City he’s been my on again off again boyfriend for way too long. For his 30th birthday, we were on again – sort […]

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