back on the line…

back on the line…

While happily retired, the most perfect job in the world found me. I am the Italian Food Artist – a title created for me because I am not a chef – for Italian by Night. I lead a small team … Continue reading

Sausage Made Me Smile

Sausage Made Me Smile

The weather has been brutal for the last several weeks. I am sitting in my office listening to the wind smash on the side of my house. Now I understand why the sandstone around those windows is so worn! My home was … Continue reading

BRUSCHETTA

BRUSCHETTA

On such a dark and dreary day I can’t help dreaming of warmth, sunshine, summer and what else – ripe local tomatoes! Soon very soon… BRUSCHETTA 6 ripe plum tomatoes, diced 1/4 inch 2 cloves of garlic, minced 1/2 cup fresh … Continue reading

MARINARA SAUCE

MARINARA SAUCE

    MARINARA SAUCE makes 2 cups  28 ounces best quality diced plum tomatoes ¼ cup olive oil 4 cloves coarsely chopped garlic or to taste ¼ cup sliced fresh basil ¼ cup chopped flat leaf parsley ½ teaspoon sea … Continue reading