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apple and pear crostata_di_mele_1_lr

When you are as familiar with two cultures as I am you begin to see the idiosyncrasies in those cultures. And since I’m a foodie, I tend to notice the ones that have to do with food. For example, for some reason I have not yet fully grasped Italians have a really hard time making […]

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malbec grapes

It’s September! Yeah! What a lovely time of year. It’s warm, but not too warm. The days are still long and probably sunny. And there is still all sorts of yummy things still in season. Likes the grapes in the photography above. They are now reaching their peak in lots of places that grow grapes. […]

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Fig Sangria

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Fig Sangria

A few days ago I opened a new bottle of wine… and then I closed it. It really wasn’t very good. I mean at least not good enough to like drink by itself. So I stuck it in the fridge and thought to myself “I’ll deal with you tomorrow”. Tomorrow came, and I thought, “Why […]

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paella_1

A few years ago I studied abroad in Spain. A ridiculously beautiful medieval town on the Northern coast, it’s city center made almost entirely of massive rocks stacked one on top of the other. The restaurants in the town specialized in seafood with large aquariums in almost all of the store fronts. One of the […]

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