All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘house beautiful’

Tomatoes x 5

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The tomatoes are coming, the tomatoes are coming! Late summer is that magical time of year when garden tomatoes ripen on the vine – and quickly become the thing that you cannot eat or give away fast enough! In all of their deliciousness, it can be hard to keep up. Here are 5 of my favorite tomato dishes, which may …

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1 Tomato, 2 Tomato, 3 Tomato, 4 ~

Pomi brand Strained Tomatoes - Mark Leslie - Beyond the Pasta

Tomato 101 Here is a little “Tomato 101″ video class on tomatoes ~ specifically, canned San Marzano tomatoes, strained tomatoes (featuring the Pomi brand, my favorite), and tomato paste. Why a video on these? Well, the recipes in my book Beyond the Pasta and on this blog use some of these tomato products and people have been asking me to …

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My bags are packed and I’m ready to fly~

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What will 2011 bring? Ah, the last post of 2010 and what a year it has been! It started off with our house being published in House Beautiful’s Feb 2010 issue. With that came a huge designer-blog interest and led a publisher to my then manuscript of Beyond the Pasta: Recipes, Language & Life with an Italian Family. On the …

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La Parola del Giorno ~ Tavolo

Montgomery table- Beyond the Pasta - Mark Leslie

The Word of the Day ~ Table I am sure you are thinking, “What is so special about the word “table”?” Being American, maybe that word doesn’t resonate for you, doesn’t strike a chord. I can understand that. However, in Italy, the word “table” has two meanings. Your Italian lesson:  Tavolo is the Italian word for table – the word …

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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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2010 starts with a BANG!

Montgomery table- Beyond the Pasta - Mark Leslie

The house gets published~ 2010 promises to be an exciting year and it has already started off with a big bang. Our house has been published in the 2010 February “Makeovers” issue of House Beautiful magazine on news stands now. Yes, House Beautiful has already sent the February issue to its subscribers and some of our friends have already found …

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