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Chicken ala Phase

  I hope you enjoy my garlic, hot pepper, and  olives phase. Kind of like Picasso’s blue period between 1901 and 1904.  -I want it noted that I’m having my cooking with olives, garlic and hot pepper period in 2016 … Continue reading

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Yumville Citrus Chicken

I got the idea for this recipe from Bon Appetite magazine, but made a few adjustments. My version is kind of crude, and not as elegant as  B A’s  but it was quick and I am sure tasted the same. … Continue reading

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Pasta & Fresh Peas

The first thing I noticed about the pasta dishes in Italy is that they were pure, perfect and astonishingly simple. I found there was never too much of this and too little of that, when I ate fettuccine with Portobello … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Fruit Torte

After a life changing 6 month trip to Italy this fall and winter I’ve been living like a gypsy; staying with relatives and friends until my tenants move out of my home September 1. This summer I have the great … Continue reading

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La mia cucina a Roma

Today I shopped for food in the local market, things I will need for the week. I want to start cooking my own meals, the vacation is over. My goal is to have a solid draft of my new book … Continue reading

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A midsummer dreamy feast

A summer feast is a nice thing especially when it consists mostly of fresh vegetables and good people to share it with. Monday night I had my second cousin Franny, my Dad and my brother Vincent and my sister Maryanne … Continue reading

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My Italian farm is awesome and so are my grapes and my chickens and my fat pigs and my cat named Florinda

One of my fantasizes is to live on a farm in Italy that overlooks a tremendous emerald-green valley full of fig trees and roaming, lazy cows and olives trees and grape vines and big prosciuttos growing off prosciutto trees and … Continue reading

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