Homemade Pizza

Do you remember where you ate your first slice of pizza? Growing up in the small town of Hayward, Wisconsin in the 1950’s, I can. It was at Vin’s Pizza on Main Street which Vin and Verance Ketterer opened in a building that had housed an appliance store next to Karibalis Restaurant. I couldn’t remember…
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Chicken Scampi

Shrimp scampi is one of the easiest dishes to make and chicken scampi is a close second. The vegetables in the chicken scampi add a couple of minutes to the preparation time, but you can clean and chop them while the chicken is cooking. Both shrimp and chicken scampi are cooked in a sauce made…
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Seafood Fettuccine

The next time you enjoy a plate of Fettuccine Alfredo, thank Alfredo Di Lelio who created this Italian classic for customers at his restaurant in Rome. Like many works of genius, Fettuccine Alfredo is remarkably simple: Make a sauce of butter, cream, Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper and mix with cooked fettuccine noodles. Versions of…
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Jodell’s Ravioli Soup

First, make a list of people who might enjoy a soup lunch or dinner at your home. Second, narrow down the list to ten for lunch or six for dinner. Third, call them and get a commitment. Fourth, start the soup about three hours before your guests will arrive. As you can tell, this recipe…
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