Category Archives: Italian

Humble Offerings. 12/14/18

Tonight we go out to a simple wine bar in the neighborhood near our hotel in Orvieto. Our first thought is to have a little antipasti and a glass of wine but the appetizer is so good we decide to … Continue reading

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Pizza is a bargain in Italy. 12/13/18

We have crossed the continent and the ocean and here we are in Italy embarking on a three week celebration with family. Daughter is with us and son and daughter-in-law will follow in about a week’s time. Today we spend … Continue reading

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Simply spaghetti. 12/1/18

Last night we opened a jar of Bertolli tomato sauce and cooked up some thick spaghetti. I usually make my own sauces but we got a late start on supper so it was the jar for us. I am not … Continue reading

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Last of the tomatoes. 11/29/18

We are down to the last of our tomatoes from this year’s crop. To mark the occasion and as a preview to our upcoming trip to Italy I made a dress-your-own salad with oil and vinegar accompanied by a slice … Continue reading

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Planning ahead. 11/25/18

Yesterday I thought to myself, if I do not start planning and cooking ahead my whole house of cards is going to fall down.   I am not sleeping well and I need occasional little naps. Often I need a … Continue reading

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Lasagna! 11/3/18

 I do not make lasagna often but our son is arriving today for a week’s vacation and I want to make something that I can get most of the prep done ahead and then just pop it in the oven … Continue reading

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Delicious vegan pasta. 10/27/18

In the time it takes to boil water and cook spaghetti, I make a delicious vegan sauce for our pasta. Here’s all you need – thinly sliced garlic that you brown up in some olive oil, a can of small … Continue reading

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