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posted by on My Milan, Other Stuff

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Courtesy of leitesculinaria.com

Many many moons ago I was walking down the streets of Pescara with one of my seemingly many Italian boyfriends, Alberto. We stopped to admire the store front of a gorgeous specialty food store. In the window stood a large marble container. Alberto looked over at me his eyes salivating. He stated “hmmmmm Lardo!” I […]

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pasta e fagioli pot water_lagostina-low res

  I’ve been spending the past few days in NYC, freezing my little Caribbean tuckus off. It’s been so freaking cold, it’s been making me angry. Angry with the building manager that has not turned up the central heat. But that’s another story. Since I’m here in NYC, I’m also in lazy mode. So to […]

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posted by on Love Stories

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Courtesy of http://www.scattidigusto.it

People who live in Milan know that no one actually goes out in central Milan. For years, the area in and around the Duomo had be relegated as the place where you shop, work and/or eat lunch. With only a few exceptions, by 8pm the locals have vacated the area, leaving the tourists to eat […]

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Grand Central Market Mural

Continuing in my theme of avoiding all this cold, I’ll tell you all about my last visit to Los Angeles. It wasn’t my first trip there, but it was the first time I had a little bit of time to explore. My fabulous husband, took it upon himself to do a bit of research on […]

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Casa_limone

I was recently in Cleveland, Ohio. I clicked on my weather app, and it stated -10º C (14ºF). The frigid weather made me think about the book “Guns, Germs, and Steel” which talks about human migration (amongst other things). I kept on thinking about our ancient ancestors than wondered from the warmth of Africa and […]

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