The Last Thanksgiving with Dad

Last year at this time, we found ourselves part of one of those clubs that no one wants to join. This club could have been titled something like, “The Coalition of Families with a Really Sick Person, Who Don’t Know Whether or Not to Plan a Big Thanksgiving Because No One Knows How He/She Will …

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Happy Birthday, Charlie

This delicious little person is turning 11 today.  The moment you have a kid, people start telling how how fast it goes, to enjoy every minute.  You don’t really hear them for a while.  And then all of a sudden you do.  Happy birthday to my son Charlie, one of the most special people I’ve …

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5-Ingredient Pasta #5: Chicken and Mushroom Marsala Rotelle

This Chicken and Mushroom Marsala Rotelle is the definition of winter-hearty, and weeknight friendly.  Marsala is the typical wine used in the classic chicken dish, but you could also try Madeira, another fortified wine. And if you’re in the market for other 5-ingredient pastas?  Try these: 5-Ingredient Pasta #1: Thin Spaghetti with Fennel, Bacon and Parmesan  …

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