Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2010’

This ain’t no rabbit food…

  See and download the full gallery on posterous and Mr. McGregor isn’t going to run me off~ For the longest time, I always wondered why Europeans had their salad course AFTER their main/meat course. In America, we eat our salad course first, almost as an appetizer. I am not sure why there is a cultural difference, but it has …

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“You don’t send me flowers”…

  See and download the full gallery on posterous Well, “cauliflowers,” that is~ I spent this past weekend in Minneapolis visiting some dear friends—one of which was celebrating a birthday by having a little get-together at her house. Recently I have been on a cauliflower kick and when I was asked to make a pasta dish for the party, I …

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Behind the magic door~

  See and download the full gallery on posterous “And behind door number 3…” Often we imagine how grand it must be to sit in a piazza eating gelato, while enjoying the rushing sound of water as it cascades down an enormous carved horse, water nymph, or sea god. But those sights are for the masses, the peasants, the common …

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“Roll Torre!”

  See and download the full gallery on posterous And who says there is no connection between Italy and college football?! Being from Chicago almost automatically makes me a Chicago Bears fan. We have options when it comes to baseball in Chicago—the Cubs or the White Socks. But when it comes to football there is no other but—“da Bears.”  Proudly …

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“M”…”I”…”C”…

  See and download the full gallery on posterous “See you in Siena…” I have been thinking about Siena lately—Alessandra’s brother Luca, who lives in Siena, has started writing to me, even though we never met while I lived in Viterbo with his mother and sister’s family in 2005, and the layout process for the book is beginning, so I …

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