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Spaghetti & Meatballs: Back to School

I blame Ian Falconer. Author and illustrator of the Olivia stories, he inspired a constant craving by my children for spaghetti and meatballs. In the original Olivia story, Olivia visits the art  museum and becomes inspired by Jackson Pollock. When … Continue reading

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Burrata & Heirloom Caprese

A good insalata Caprese is one of our favorite things to eat. That said, I hardly ever order it from restaurant menus because too much is left to chance: the quality of the tomatoes and cheese for example, and some restaurants’ versions … Continue reading

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