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Portuguese-Style Marinated Pork

In Favorites On January 9, 2013 2 Comments

My dad makes the most flavorful marinated pork. He has used diffenrt cuts of pork with thsi marinade, but tonight I used chops. Dad has even made tehis… Read More »


Potato-Crusted Portuguese Quiche

In Breakfast On January 6, 2013 Comments Off on Potato-Crusted Portuguese Quiche

My youngest son Alex has to work during lunch today and so a substantial breakfast was in order. My sons Nate and Alex and Nate’s girlfriend made breakfast… Read More »


Baked Cod with Ritz Cracker Crumb Topping

In Dinner On December 21, 2012 2 Comments

I’m feeling nostalgic this evening. I love the holidays but sometimes I miss my family. I thought Baked Cod with Ritz Cracker Crumb Topping would bring us right… Read More »


Our Time in Fall River and Portuguese Pork and Clams

In International On June 27, 2012 4 Comments

My hometown of Fall River, Massachusetts was naturally my very first stop on my national book tour for YOU NEVER COOK ALONE. Hard to believe that what started… Read More »

Kale Soup

Portuguese Kale Soup

In International On November 20, 2011 1 Comment

Growing up in a Portuguese family in Fall River, Massachusetts, I enjoyed my Grandmother Isabel’s Portuguese Kale Soup, also known as “Caldo Verde” immensely. Portuguese Kale Soup is… Read More »

Mom's Grandmother 2

Little Kitchen Big Memories

In Family On July 11, 2011 10 Comments

Living upstairs from my grandmother, I had the opportunity to spend hours with her in the little basement kitchen below our family’s three-tenement apartment house in Fall River,… Read More »


Lizzy Borden Bed and Breakfast (Johnny Cake Recipe)

In Breakfast On July 10, 2011 1 Comment

Our recent visit to my hometown of Fall River, Massachusetts, took us to the Lizzie Borden Bed and breakfast, and no, we did not stay there! Erected in… Read More »


A Hometown Tradition: Fall River Style Chow Mein

In Favorites On July 9, 2011 14 Comments

Whooweee! I’m creating this post with a belly as full as can be. I should be out walking, but that will come later. First I must tell you… Read More »

Portuguese Hash

Spicy Portuguese Hash

In Breakfast On May 5, 2011 Comments Off on Spicy Portuguese Hash

Growing up in a Portuguese family in New England, I had the pleasure of enjoying chourico in various ways. Portuguese chouriço is made with pork, fat, wine, paprika… Read More »