I was supposed to be teaching a class tonight.  I taught last night.  I have an event tomorrow night.  I am leaving Friday on a 3-day weekend.  Guess what’s in…

Christmas Eve dinner somehow evolved from the casual treat of having my children eat spaghetti at the once forbidden setting of the coffee table in front of the fire,…

Asparagus season is waning, but strawberry season is beginning.  I LOVE strawberries-not the red smell-less ones from the supermarket, but local fresh-picked ones. …

I hope you enjoyed last week’s Sbresolona recipe-take note that I am officially addicted to it, as my expanding hips will attest. I went on a spree and made 4, two…

Christmas Eve is always a special meal in our house. When the kids were young, it was a group input menu-mostly driven by the younger group members and often consisted…

Where have I been you may ask?? Well. I’ve been on vacation for two weeks and then on a manufacturers work trip touring the Bertazonni and the XO factories, among other…

  The Italians aren’t the only pasta-lovers ya know. Many cultures have pasta dishes: Poland has Pierogis, the US has egg noodles, Spain has Fideo, China has…

  It’s not exactly a new toy, but it’s one I had tucked away and hadn’t gotten around to using yet.  I was buying a pasta stamp (more on that later) for a…