Un Pranzo Semplice

We took the opportunity to visit our dear cousins, Pietro and Lucia and Lucia’s sister Luisa up north near Trieste, and c.b.m (cousins-by-marriage) Roberta, her family, Fabrizia and her family near Aviano. If you’ve ever heard the stories of our time at Aviano, you’ll quickly know that these kind, generous folks are dear to us….

Scotch-Krispie Cookies

Tis the season of ~ mixing and tasting ~ baking and sharing… Here are today’s offerings… I only wish I could share the yummy smells permeating throughout my entire house. ~ Bath & Body would have a new best seller! Scotch-Krispie Cookies 1 c crisco 1 1/2 c packed brown sugar 3 T buttermilk 1 T vanilla…

Risotto ~ unravelled

It always amazes me how many lovers of risotto who won’t attempt making the delectable, versatile, creamy dish… I hope you’ll take 20 minutes to make it for your family ~ to make it for yourself! History of Risotto The history of risotto is naturally tied to the history of rice in Italy. While there…

Turkish Delight

I had the most wonderful opportunity to guide some amazing women through a cooking journey yesterday… They were a group of strong, capable and caring gals, each with their own strengths ~ we found a common bond or two; formed a new bond or two.  I feel blessed, and certainly enriched by your company!  Thank…