Author Archives: Tina

Breakfast Apple Cake

If you’re having overnight guests this Thanksgiving, this apple cake and coffee would be lovely in the morning. It’s baked in a cast iron skillet, a simple batter that needs no fancy equipment other than a wooden spoon. Top with … Continue reading

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Pull – Apart Garlic Bread

The temperatures dropped into the 30s on Saturday, which is usually when I take on a baking project. Any excuse to turn on the oven! This pull-apart garlic bread is delicious and went splendidly with the manicotti I had been … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day

Thank you Veterans!

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Looking South – 10th Street Laundromat Mural

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Pot Roast with Mushroom Gravy

My mom used to make this – comfort food at it’s best, and so easy! Take a bottom round roast, place it on a sheet of foil, top with cream of mushroom soup and onion soup mix, seal up the … Continue reading

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Beef and Broccoli

This is a quick dinner to throw together, fits the bill on weeknights, and the fellas love, love, love it! 

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Calexit – The Anthology

My latest book cover – ten stories by ten authors in this anthology collected by J.L. Curtis. When California declares independence, their dreams of socialist diversity become nightmares for many from the high Sierras to the Central Valley. Follow the … Continue reading

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Looking South – Lamb & Veal

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Banana Bread Crumb Cake

Due to an excessive amount of “senior” bananas in the fruit bowl, I made this Banana Bread Crumb Cake. Makes getting out of bed on a Monday morning a little easier! 

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Plywood the Cat

Sunday will mark a year since Plywood has taken up residence in our home. It didn’t take him very long to make himself at home – understandable, since a sofa cushion is much more comfortable than a trash can lid. … Continue reading

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Twenty-One

In 1996, we got all gussied up and hitched at St. Paul’s. It’s been a rollercoaster, but I can’t think of anyone else I’d rather be on that ride with. Happy anniversary, Joe!

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South Philly Pumpkin Patch

 

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Pappardelle with Butternut Squash and Arugula

This is the perfect fall dish – pappardelle tossed with roasted butternut squash, walnuts, and baby arugula in a brown butter sauce. I made my pasta, but you can buy sheets of fresh pasta in your local specialty store and … Continue reading

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Apples

 

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