Category Archives: Herbs & Spices

A Three Egg Fromelette w/ Sausage, Sun Dried Tomatoes, & Parmesean

So what do you do when you dream of having a nice greedy three egg omelette for breakfast on a Saturday morning, one for you and one for your wife, or visa versa, and you only have three eggs? You … Continue reading

Posted in Basil, Breakfast, Butter, Cheese, Cooking, Cuisine, Eating, Eggs, Food, Frittata, Fromelette, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Leeks, Meat, Omelette, Onions, Parmesean, Recipes, Sausage Links, Sun Dried Tomatoes, Swiss Cheese, Turkey, Vegetables | 10 Comments

Pork, Red Wine, and Wild Mushroom Bolognese

Ingredients: 1/2 cup of chicken stock 1/2 cup of red wine 50 g of dried wild mushrooms 8 cloves of garlic chopped 2 small cans of whole peeled tomatoes with juice 1lb of spaghetti 4 tbl of butter 1 tsp … Continue reading

Posted in Basil, Black Pepper, Boletus, Butter, Button Mushrooms, Cheese, Chicken Stock, Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Food, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Italian, Leeks, Meat, Mushrooms, Onions, Parmesean, Pasta, Plum Tomatoes, Pork, Pork Cutlets, Recipes, Red Pepper Flakes, Red Sauce, Red Wine, Sauces & Marinades, Sausage Links, Spaghetti, Stock, Tomatoes, Vegetables, Whole-Peeled-Tomatoes, Wild Mushroom Sauce, Wild Mushrooms, Wine | 4 Comments

Broken Omelette

There is an old saying that goes something like this; “Take comfort in knowing that anyone who can make an omelette most likely can do nothing else.”  Author Unknown (I just Forget) I do not recall the author at this … Continue reading

Posted in Basil, Breakfast, Butter, Cheese, Cooking, Cuisine, Eating, Eggs, Ementhaler Cheese, English Bacon, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Food, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Kernal Corn, Leeks, Meat, Olive Oil, Omelette, Onions, Parmesean, Recipes, Scallions, Vegetables, Yellow Onions | 9 Comments

Four Cheese Florentine Pasta With Chicken

Looking for a pasta with a cheese sauce but do not want it smothered in cheese. Then this is the perfect plate for you. There is no way for me to say this is a light dish, but it certainly … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Spinach, Basil, Cheese, Chicken, Chicken Stock, Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Ementhaler Cheese, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Food, Garlic, Gorgonzola, Herbs & Spices, Italian, Meat, Olive Oil, Onions, Parmesean, Pasta, Pecorino Romano, Recipes, Sauces & Marinades, Spaghetti, Stock, Vegetables | 4 Comments

Caprese Pasta With Bacon and Onion

  Saw a nice pasta dish over at “Better When Broken,” that I just had to try, and of course would have to modify. The modification you ask? Well by taking the traditional Caprese salad ingredients of this dish and … Continue reading

Posted in Bacon, Basil, Buffalo Mozzarella, Cherry Tomatoes, Chicken Stock, Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Ementhaler Cheese, English Bacon, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Food, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Italian, Italian Cuisine, Italy, Meat, Olive Oil, Onions, Pasta, Penne, Recipes, Vegetables | 10 Comments

Ham, Egg, & Cheese Stuffed Roll

  Some of you may recall my other stuffed roll egg dish, ” Bacon and Eggs In A Roll,” Where I stuff  rolls with bacon and eggs pictured here to the right. Quite delicious I might add. So my wife loves … Continue reading

Posted in Baked Goods, Basil, Bread & Grains, Breakfast, Breakfast Sandwich, Cheese, Cooking, Cuisine, Eating, Eggs, Ementhaler Cheese, Food, Ham, Herbs & Spices, Meat, Recipes, Rolls | 10 Comments

Three Bean Potato and Bay Leaf Soup

So I have not been feeling well all week so I have not eaten much, hence I have not had a reason to cook. When I finally did, the cupboards were bare….almost. I made a nice bean soup which is … Continue reading

Posted in Basil, Bay Leaves, Celery, Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Food, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Kidney Beans, Olive Oil, Recipes, Soup, Thyme, Tomatoes, Vegetables, White Beans, Yellow Peas | 4 Comments

Italian Wedding Soup From Cinnamon Spice & Everything Nice

So we have deleted the original post, since it seems to have been wrongfully copied by another blogger. I now present you with the original recipe from the original blogger over at Cinnamon Spice and Everything Nice.  Be sure to … Continue reading

Posted in Cheese, Cooking, Cuisine, Eating, Food, Herbs & Spices, Italian, Italian Cuisine, Italian Wedding, Italy, Pasta, Recipes, Soup, Tubettini, Vegetables | 2 Comments

Bacon and Eggs in a Roll

Here is a nice way to start your morning. ingredients: 3 Eggs 3 Rolls 1 Slice of English Bacon cut into three strips 3 Tsp of Fresh Thyme Pinch of Dried Basil 3 Tsp of parmesan Cheese Start by pre … Continue reading

Posted in Bacon, Basil, Bread & Grains, Breakfast, Breakfast Sandwich, Cheese, Cooking, Cuisine, Eating, Eggs, English Bacon, Food, Herbs & Spices, Meat, Parmesean, Recipes, Rolls, Sandwiches, Thyme | 26 Comments

Bouillabaisse Number 143

Why #143 you ask? Well, I suppose it’s because I almost never make it the same way. Sometimes I just don’t have all the ingredients. Sometimes it is just the availability of product depending where I am living. Like chicken … Continue reading

Posted in Alaskan Pollock, Alcohol, Basil, Bouillabaisse, Butter, Calamari, Carmelized Onions, Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Fish, Fish Soup, Food, French, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Leeks, Olive Oil, Onion Soup, Onions, Recipes, Red Wine, Seafood, Shrimp, Soup, Stew, Thyme, Tomatoes, Tuna, Tuna Steak, Vegetables, Whole-Peeled-Tomatoes, Yellow Onions | 4 Comments

Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic (via scarpetta dolcetto)

Forty cloves of garlic in one recipe sounds highly improbable, a foolhardy experiment in the manner of chili pepper eating contests and bacon ice cream. But I have lived to tell the tale, friends, and I can tell you that … Continue reading

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Pasta Florentine with Grilled and Cipollini Onions In an Ementhaler Cheese Sauce

When I was younger for years I only ate a red sauce and mostly spaghetti. Spaghetti and meatballs every Sunday with sausage and brasiole on the side. I was so spoiled, like my grandfather, that if my grandmother cooked any other noodle, … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Spinach, Basil, Chicken Stock, Chicken Thighs, Cipollini Onions, Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Food, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Italian, Italian Cuisine, Italy, Meat, Olive Oil, Onions, Pasta, Pecorino Romano, Recipes, Sauces & Marinades, Scallions, Spaghetti, Vegetables, Yellow Onions | 10 Comments

Pasta with Capers and Tuna (via Rufus’ Food and Spirits Guide)

Not only is this dinner quick to prepare, it also can be made to feed one or many people. Not to mention it tastes really good. A few notes. If you do not have salted capers use small capers in … Continue reading

Posted in Cheese, Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Food, Herbs & Spices, Italian, Italian Cuisine, Pasta, Recipes | 2 Comments

Roasted Aubergine with Saffron Yogurt (via )

I’ve fallen in love with aubergines. I never thought I could do so much with this vegetable which I once deemed too gooey for my liking. As a kid, I only had aubergines cooked one way. With minced pork and … Continue reading

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Chicken Thigh Sandwich With Sicilian Pesto, Spinach, & Sundried Tomatoes

I remember my first conscious decision about my taste in sandwiches. I was in first grade and was bored with Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. My mother, who was keen on this fact, starting making me baloney sandwiches. Now as a … Continue reading

Posted in American Cheese, Baby Spinach, Basil, Bread & Grains, Cheese, Chicken, Chicken Thighs, Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Food, Garlic, Gorgonzola, Herbs & Spices, Meat, Nuts, Olive Oil, Onions, Pine Nuts, Recipes, Red Pepper Flakes, Rose Wine, Sandwiches, Sauces & Marinades, Sicilian Pesto, Spreads, Sun Dried Tomatoes, Vegetables, Yellow Onions | 13 Comments