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Wild Asparagus!

Back in 2006 when we were living in Roseto for the year, we got to see and do things that we don’t see when we just visit in the summer months… like go wild asparagus hunting on the mountain!!! So … Continue reading

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What is the Gargano you ask?

Ciao! Hello! I’d like to share a bit of what I just sent out in my newsletter.  This is one of the beaches we go to when I take groups of people to Roseto! Everyone has heard of the Amalfi … Continue reading

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Zeppole/Sfinci –All for the sake of San Giuseppe- aka St Joseph!

In my life growing up, my Nonna would make Sfinci every year for the feast of St Joseph. Sfinci is the Sicilian term for what a lot of other Italians call Zeppole.  We have a lot of Joseph’s/Giuseppes in the … Continue reading

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Make some LImoncello!

                              Back in November I was in Sacramento California to teach a cooking class. As I looked out the window of my friends house where I … Continue reading

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Why Coffee is Better in Italy!

I’d like to write something about this but I really just want you to watch the video… this is EXACTLY why I like coffee better in Italy!  Come with me to learn how to LIVE!!! http://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-europe-42753657/why-italians-ar  

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Pupa cu’ L’Ova / Cuddura– Sicilian Easter Egg Cookie

Every year at Easter my Sicilian Nonna would make these cookies for all 10 grandchildren. She’d go house to house to deliver them to all of us. She’d make them in different shapes like “bunnies” with raisins for eyes for … Continue reading

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Washington DC Travel and Adventure Show!

Hey all– I am going to have a booth at the Washington DC Travel and Adventure Show at the DC Convention Center this weekend (Jan 20th and 21st) I have a link where you can go to get free tickets … Continue reading

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Who ever heard of Italian Chili?

I’m a member of the Maryland Business Connection Networking group and they held their Annual Kick-off Event which was a Chili Showcase and Coat Drive on Thursday. It was a great success and they collected hundreds of donations! Well I … Continue reading

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Pasta con Lenticchie!!! (pasta with lentils!!!)

Ok let me start by telling you that “lentils” is a word I did not know growing up. It was Lenticchie (pronounced len-teek-yeh)…I only knew the Italian word. My mamma would make some kind of smaller pasta with the lentils … Continue reading

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LEMON RICOTTA COOKIES!

Here is my recipe for the Lemon Ricotta Cookies as promised before I went off on Buongiorno! These are very simple cookies that you will keep popping in your mouth they are so good! They are light and cake-y which … Continue reading

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