Monthly Archives: August 2012


So I admit I read a lot of recipes.  I am a dreamer that someday I will actually make something I read about…for years I have read every Italian book on making fresh bread and pasta, thinking to myself…I could … Continue reading

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While we’re on the subject of cheese….

  The song says “Over the river and through the woods to Grandmother’s house we go”…well, in the hills above Lucca in the Garfagnana it would say…”Over the river and UP through the woods, and up and up and up…to … Continue reading

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Some Yummy Stuff!

  There are a dozen posts I could write about the amazing city of Bologna but as a good Southern I will start with a very important topic…FOOD! We enjoyed this vibrant city this summer, filled with market places, museums, and … Continue reading

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