Tag Archives: Italian

Our Favorite Recipes: Italian Nachos :)

We needed a quick and easy dinner tonight … and Italian Nachos were the perfect solution Start with a layer of chips on an oven-friendly plate. In the past, our favorite chips are either plain bagel chips or those great … Continue reading

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Soprano’s Pizza and Pasta — Seattle, WA

Sunday, we decided to start celebrating our Valentine’s Day early with a movie and then dinner out. After a 3-D showing of The Green Hornet (it was okay. I expected it to be a silly romp filled with kung-fu and … Continue reading

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Talking about Spaghetti on one of my canning groups…

… made me head for the pantry … and a jar of spaghetti sauce I’d put up earlier in the year. We made some pasta, cracked it open, and fixed your basic spaghetti stew bowl … one of our favorite … Continue reading

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Saluto’s Italian Restaurant — Gurnee, IL

Just like when I go down South, when I go visit my father-in-law … there are some local restaurants in the greater Chicago area that I absolutely MUST visit. As I said, Quonset Hut is definitely one of them … … Continue reading

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Quonset Hut Pizza — Waukeegan, IL

Repeat that blog post title to yourself. Commit it to memory. In fact, plan a vacation around it. You’ll thank me for it later When I first met my husband–a man who was born and raised in the Chicago area … Continue reading

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Portifino’s — Chattanooga, TN

After an entire day of fast food on Friday … I was ready for something really tasty by the time my sister and I went looking for lunch on Saturday. She said “what would you like to eat?” … and … Continue reading

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Menu potentials! Volume 1: The Common Stuff :)

Always available: Mexican Tacos: your choice of ground beef, chicken, shrimp, smoked pork, or beef steak (or a combo of more than one) …. seasoned with cumin, coriander, garlic, onion, and chili powder, nestled in soft flour tortillas and topped … Continue reading

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