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Recipe for a Rainy Day: Leek & Thyme Soup

“It never rains in California…but girl let me warn ya–It pours, man it pours.”
I always crave soup on a wintery day like today.  It can be served “peasant “style” as shown or…

Recipe: Truffle Bruschetta

On a six week stay in Tuscany and while making my way through several recipe books in the cucina of my wee appartamento, I came across…

Goat cheese with honey & a platter of figs

IN CATALONIA, mild goat cheese served with honey is called mel i mató. Similar cheese, like French-style fromage blanc, fresh ricotta, Italian aged ricotta salata, and Greek manouri, are paired with fragrant honey throughout the Mediterranean. In Italy…

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Present moment living/Taking a stand: “I’m going to make a concentrated effort to ignore all the decorations already on the shelves and the calendar hurtling towards…”

Recipe: Heirloom Tomato & Burrata Cheese Salad

The soft, buttery center is made from fresh cream and shredded pieces of mozzarella called stracciatella. The sac is then tied with a blade of grass and has the shape of a chubby pear…