Month: May 2012

Sicilian S’mores

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  Just in time for the holiday weekend is my Italian twist on an outdoor favorite. Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of summer and for many families the first…

Italian Sausage & Peppers

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  The ubiquitous sausage and peppers sandwich prevails at just about every Italian festival I’ve ever attended, including this past weekend’s Sicilian Festival in San Diego. It’s the quintessential street…

Sicilian Festival

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  In 1993, Mario Cefalu, founder of Solunto’s Bakery wanted to recreate some of the traditions of his native Sicily. His vision included a celebration of music, art and of…

Grilled Fish Panino

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  The first time I visited Sidney by the Sea was completely accidental. I was staying with my sister and we drove from Twin Falls, Idaho, to the University of…

Food Tours

  I believe that through food we really get to taste what is most authentic about a place … and taste is just what we did in Seattle!   What…

Orzo Stuffed Peppers

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  The best thing about making these peppers is that you can enjoy them today, put some in the freezer and enjoy them even more on another day. I prepared…

Mother’s Day

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  When my son, Joe, was seven years old we went on our very first Mother’s Day trip, (just the two of us) a tradition we have continued for the…

Scalloppine alla Panna

  Scalloppine in general terms, simply means scallops of veal (thin slices of top round). I like to cook with this cut of meat because it’s lean, and cooks quickly.…
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