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Italian Wedding Soup

Italian Wedding Soup

I love an Italian Wedding! II have to admit that I’m a little biased – Pete and I had our wedding ceremony in Italy. The day was beautifully sunny. It was also extremely hot (42ºC) and I have to say that soup was the last thing […]

Tuscan Bean Soup

Tuscan Bean Soup

Leftovers, I love them; but I know there are people out there, shockingly, who don’t like them. If you repurpose your leftovers into something new, they really aren’t leftovers, but a whole new meal that can be completed more quickly. When I make dinner, I […]

Oxtail Reboot – Pie and Soup

Oxtail Reboot – Pie and Soup

What do you need when you realize that it’s still winter and there is still snow/slush/cold or a damp bite in the air? Winter comfort food! What is better than a beefy pot pie or a beefy barley soup when the weather outside is less […]

Tuscan Tomato Soup (Pappa al Pomodoro)

Tuscan Tomato Soup (Pappa al Pomodoro)

The other day I was at the Arezzo Antique Market with my friend Nan. I’m a big fan of the Antique Market and have furnished much of the house with furniture and other pieces that I’ve found at the market (click on the Arezzo Finds page […]

Pumpkin (lightly) Spice Soup

Pumpkin (lightly) Spice Soup

The weather has gotten cooler and the leaves are almost off the trees. At mealtime, light summer salads are replaced by warming fall soups. While in the past, I would have said that Pumpkins are something that are carved for Hallowe’en or baked into a pie, you […]

Fresh Summer Gazpacho with Basil Oil

Fresh Summer Gazpacho with Basil Oil

  As some of you know, my older sister Louise suffers from celiac disease. She is also vegetarian (actually pescatarian, but since I can’t eat fish or shellfish, I stick with vegetarian for her). She has her birthday in August and I thought gazpacho would […]

Golden Summer Plum Soup

Golden Summer Plum Soup

I swear that my fruit trees in Italy seem to take turns being super productive. One year, it was the apricot tree that kicked into overdrive and I made massive quantities of apricot jam. Another year, the cherry tree decided that I really needed cherry vodka […]