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Cooking Basics: Making Your Own Pizza Sauce and Crust

There are some foods that are as close to an adult’s heart as a scruffy-soft teddy bear is to a three-year-old’s.  These are foods that we love so much we’ll eat them cold or hot, morning or night, homemade or chef-prepared.  These  are not necessarily “health foods” for most of us; they’re often very high… Continue reading Cooking Basics: Making Your Own Pizza Sauce and Crust

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A Way to Make Lasagna

Sometimes I imagine myself in long-ago Italy, in some dark, earth-toned kitchen with a big stone hearth and lots of wood on the fire for baking bread among the embers in terra cotta baking pans.  I imagine an older woman teaching me, with her long gray hair in a bun on the back of her… Continue reading A Way to Make Lasagna