Tag: Home cooking

Pineapple Upside-down Cake

    My most recent memory of this cake (other than when I just made this) is when Stacey met my parents for the first time.   We were driving up to Wisconsin to my parent’s house and I remember Stacey was pretty worried about meeting my mom. An Italian mom meeting her son’s non-Italian girlfriend…

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Dora’s Cocktail Meatballs

Stax kept us in the realm of appetizers for this week’s cooking sesh, though that’s not too surprising since Stax loves snacks. Aunt Dora was the younger sister of my Grandma and was a DiBattista before she was a DiPompeo. (suuuuper Italian) There are some pretty amazing stories that followed her through life: Meeting the…

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Getting Stuffed with Todd

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times… There’s nothing I love in this world more than stuffing food inside of other food….also my wife. I also love my wife. Nothing says “I love you” like making dinner and nothing says “I’m trying to eat more vegetables” like taking a perfectly nice…

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