Category Archives: Italian

Italian Fried Chicken Breast

So I’m sitting at work the other day when I got a text from Mrs. CB mentioning something about dinner.  We figured that it was a night to cook because I was getting off at 3 p.m.  She had a … Continue reading

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Homemade Pasta

I’ve been cooking pasta for years.  I’ve scorched it.  Left it nearly raw.  Turned it into mush.  But mostly I’ve cooked it just fine.  It got a lot easier a couple of years back when Mrs. CB gave me my … Continue reading

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Bolognese Sauce Cheap Bastid Style

 In case you haven’t guessed, we like ‘sketti.  All kinds of ‘sketti.  ‘Sketti with meat sauce.  ‘Sketti with meatballs.  Baked ziti.  Lasagne.  ‘Sketti Abbazabba (Mrs. CB’s term for Spaghetti Carbonara.  Shrimp ‘n ‘Sketti.  You name it.  We like it. It’s … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Pizza

Here it is the first of February and I’m still sitting on leftover Christmas Ham.  That’s one of the challenges of baking a 9 lb. spiral cut ham at Christmas to feed 3 people.  There’s lots of leftovers. Funny though, … Continue reading

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Chicago-style Deep Dish Pizza

The other day I suggested to Mrs. CB that it was pizza night and if she was willing I’d like to try another version—one that she’s only had one other time.  And she bit at the bait I dangled.  She’s … Continue reading

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