Month: May 2014

Roasted Potato & Fennel Frittata

  Last night’s dinner was a simple rosemary-roasted chicken with vegetables. Having spent much of the morning gardening, this first meal of the day needed to be quick and easy.…

Pappardelle Pasta

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  My inspiration for this dish begins with pappardelle (large, very broad, flat pasta noodles, similar to wide fettuccine, originating from the region of Tuscany), and comes from my friend…

Gelo di Prosecco

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  Prosecco, an Italian sparkling wine, is made from grapes in the northern Veneto region of Italy and is the perfect celebratory wine. It is crisp, clean, light and refreshing,…

Sicilian Olive Oil Cake

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  This is a light, moist, slightly sweet cake that has been kissed by lemons. It is a delightful choice any time of the day. Serve a slice with a…
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A Garden of Gratitude

  “Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul” -Henry Ward Beecher Spring is my favorite time of the year! My roses and geraniums are in full bloom.…
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