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Friday, June 23, 2017
New York Times article on historic Italian libraries
Here is an unusually good article on historic Italian libraries, published recently in the New York Times . It has to do with ancient libra...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Fun way to increase your cooking repertoire
I thought about this brilliant idea a while ago, but I'm just now getting around to posting it. Here it is: you choose an ingredient. ...
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Donna Leon, Earthly Remains
This is the 26th novel of crime writer Donna Leon, who sets her books in Venice, where she lived for decades. Let's cut to the chase: it...
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Trader Joe's frozen porcini chunks
There are some ingredients of Italian cuisine that are hard to come by in the States. Radicchio tardivo di Treviso , seen below, is one o...
Thursday, March 30, 2017
We generally think of Americans of Italian origin as associated with the Northeast (well, with the exception of New Orleans.) But another So...
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