Publications/Blogs

Here is a list of publications and blogs that feature Beyond the Pasta, me or my kitchen, which is where I “battle tested” Nonna’s recipes before sharing them with you in the book, the app and here on this website.

Books:

“Houses with Charm: Simple Southern Style,” released April 2013: House & Kitchen featured

“House Beautiful Kitchens: Creating a Beautiful Kitchen of Your Own,” released April 2012: Kitchen featured in “Rebels” chapter

“House Beautiful Style 101: 400 Designer Secrets to a Beautiful Home,” released October 2011: Kitchen featured on page 67

Magazines:

B-Metro, January 2011, issue: May the pasta be with you, y’all”

House Beautiful, February 2010, issue: Re-imagining a Grande Dame

Publishers Weekly (online), August 9, 2010: Fall Cookbooks, By the Trends

Montgomery Living, November 2010, issue: Celebrating Good Food, Family and Italy

Outword Magazine, December 2010, issue: A Man’s “Eat, Pray, Love”

Newspapers:

USA Weekend, USA Today’s weekend edition, September 2, 2012: Decorate like a kitchen designer (online version of print article)

The Island Packet, serving Beaufort, Hilton Head Island and Bluffton, SC, September 28, 2011: Food takes center stage

Mercury News, Bay Area News Group, April 5, 2011: Mark Leslie’s foodie memoir takes…

The Selma Times-Journal, February 4, 2011: Chef, author to get library cooking

The Tuscon Citizen, What’s Cookin’, December 6, 2010: Italian Cook Book is More Than Just Recipes

The Denver Post, November 24, 2010: Yum Yum “Beyond the Pasta”

La Gazzetta Italiana, October 2010: The World Beyond Pasta

Montgomery Advertiser, Wednesday, September 15, 2010: Beyond Pasta

Northwest Herald, Wednesday, September 15, 2010: Local author tells of Italian life, cooking

Blogosphere:

The Garden Window, March 15, 2013: Review ~ Beyond the Pasta

Miss Book Lovers, March 15, 2013: Review ~ Beyond the Pasta

Snooth, October 31, 2012: Tuscan ‘Experience’ Launches

Maria Liberati ~ Where Food Meets Art, Travel & Life, July 5, 2012: Seeing Beyond The Pasta

Whistlestop Cafe Cooking, February 17, 2012: Cooking Class: Beyond the Pasta

Whistlestop Cafe Cooking, November 13, 2011: Novel Food “Beyond the Pasta”

PaulaDeen.com, feature article plus 4 recipes, October 18, 2011: A New Pumpkin Perspective

M. Steffens Interiors~Stylish Living, August 10, 2011: Kitchen Thoughts ~

News from Italy, July 28, 2011: Italy in Books Reading Challenge, July 2011

Whistlestop Cafe Cooking, July 9, 2011: Novel Food ~ Beyond the Pasta

Appsforipads, June 15, 2011: Beyond the Pasta – an Italian App Review!

The Kitchn, June 10, 2011: Nonna in Your Kitchen

Mother Nature Network, May 26, 2011: 5 Summer Reads for Food Lovers

San Francisco Book Review, April 4, 2011: Beyond the Pasta…

Food Republic, March 28, 2011: Books to Devour

Becoming Italian Word by Word, Dianne Hales, La Bella Lingua, February 21, 2011: Falling in Love with Italian Gelato

Find Best Food, February, 2011: Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe – Beyond the Pasta – Mark Leslie

Dianne Hales La Bella Lingua, February, 2011: Eating Italian

Our Brownies, February 5, 2011: Christmas Recipes: Beyond the Pasta Bakes Biscotti Natale

TeachMomHow, February 4, 2011: Christmas Recipes: Italian Christmas Cookie Cooking Lesson

Linguista Sprachaufenhalte Blog, January 31, 2011: Beyond the pasta – Italienisch lernen im Hause des Lehrers

The Kitchn, January 28, 2011: A Controversial Kitchen & The Perfect Superbowl Snack (My kitchen is the controversial one.)

Foodimentary, January 19, 2011: May the Pasta Be With You, Y’all

Traveling with MJ, January 3, 2011: Review: Beyond the Pasta

Italian Christmas Cookies, December, 2010: Beyond the Pasta – Bakes Biscotti

Eye on Italy, Podcast Interview, December 14, 2010: Going Beyond the Pasta with Mark Leslie

Field & Stream, The Wild Chef, December 14, 2010: Recipe: Make Tuscan Trout Filets

The Tuscon Citizen, What’s Cookin’, December 6, 2010: Italian Cook Book is More Than Just Recipes

The Daily Meal, December, 2010: 2010′s Best Blogs to Cookbooks

Italian Mama Chef, November 27, 2010: Beyond the Pasta-a book review

House Beautiful, A Look at the Best Living Rooms of 2010: Southern Remodel (photo #8)

Italian Recipe blog, November 22, 2010, Featured Recipe: Bruschette con Funghi (Mushroom Bruschetta)

Al Dente, an Amazonblog, November 15, 2010: Tasty Reads…2010 Holiday Book Round-Up

Frutto della Passione, November 8, 2010: An Interview with Mark Leslie Author~

Frutto della Passione, November 5, 2010: Beyond the Pasta – A Book Review

Daily Andy, November 2, 2010: Loving and Learning with Pasta

Slow and Sew, October, 2010: Mark Leslie’s Polpette di Melanzane

Learn How to Cook, October 16, 2010: Cooking Food | Beyond the Pasta

Swedish Furniture, October 14, 2010: Rustic Swedish Impressions~

Examiner.com Seattle, September 29, 2010: Conversation with author Mark Leslie~

Examiner.com Seattle, October 8, 2010: Part 2, Conversation with author Mark Leslie~

Examiner.com Seattle, September 29, 2010, book recipe featured by Kristen Rezabek: Swiss Chard Roll Recipe

Eric Rivera’s Cooking Blog, September 29, 2010: Cookbook: Beyond the Pasta-Mark Leslie

Heed the Hedonist, September 26, 2010: Italy v. Greece

Examiner.com Charlotte, September 23, 2010, book recipe featured by Kristen Rezabek: Swiss Chard Roll Recipe

Beautifully Precarious, September 22, 2010: A European State of Mind

Hey Y’all, September 11, 2010: Comfort Food Saturday: Beyond the Pasta

AHN: All Headline News, Sept 10, 2010: Alabama Author Mark Leslie’s New Book Celebrates A Love of Pasta, Italy and Family

Gantdaily, September 10, 2010: Alabama Author Mark Leslie’s New Book Celebrates A Love of Pasta, Italy, and Family

Bunnybingo, September 10, 2010: Alabama Author Mark Leslie’s New Book Celebrates A Love of Pasta, Italy and Family

Nest Egg, August 16, 2010: Kitchen Living

The Kitchn (apartment therapy), January 25, 2010: Beautiful (and Controversial) Southern Kitchen

Apartment Therapy, January 19, 2010: Beautiful Kitchen – But is it Practical?

Decorno, January 11, 2010: This Kitchen

Acanthus & Acorn, January 4, 2010: Fresh Take on a Kitchen

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