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Circa 1970 Pasta Maker


How cool is this? I have only made pasta twice with a lot of assistance but this was tucked into a random box and in its original package. The stamp inside for the warranty reads 1970! It is older than … Continue reading

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Funny Hamburgers and stuff


Many Italians confuse the words funny and fun. I am always trying to sort them out on what can be fun and what can be funny and I often hear phrases like “Oh, we had a very funny time at … Continue reading

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Driving Miss Daisy


It has occurred to me of late how much I take what I’ve learned over the past decade for granted. Like for example, doesn’t everyone know that a pair of socks in your carry-on are a necessary item for overseas … Continue reading

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Pet a chicken lately?


This past Easter weekend, I was invited up to Elora’s in-laws in Montalto, Ligure. I had been here once before with a small group of friends but this time felt more special because it was Easter holiday and I was … Continue reading

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Foodies beware!


I make the BEST WATER! No really, it’s true. My husband even told me so. I don’t like ice in my drink but I do like it when my drink is fresh. In the winter I just drink water from … Continue reading

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Hey good looking, whatchya cooking?


I cannot count how many times someone has told me that if it’s not Italian cooking, the Italian’s won’t eat it. Really? Okay, I suppose I have come up against one Uncle (who has since exited the family for his … Continue reading

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