Maiale al latte con torta rustica

This post is devoted to the culinary skills of my best friend, Chris (with sous-chef Andrew).  Chris is an excellent cook.  We work well together in the kitchen, which is a vast improvement from our first few times cooking together all those years ago.  Chris and I have different cooking style and different tastes in…

Apple Cider Roasted Chicken

On Sunday, I had this brilliant idea to roast a whole chicken.  I had never cooked a whole chicken before, but it sounded like a good idea to try during one of our Sunday family dinners with the Hungry Trio. When I thought about a flavor profile for this meal, I had apples on my…

Sunday Family Dinner

I might just spend half of my blog talking about how blessed I am to have so many great friends, but I really mean it.  I have a earnest appreciation of my friends.  I honestly don’t know how I would have gotten through the last year without them. Probably my favorite thing to do with…