Musings Archive

Win a Cavatelli Maker We have a winner! The winner is SippitySup of the website! Congratulazioni, Greg, your Cavatelli Maker is on its way! I wrote about handmade cavatelli a few months ago, and I was surprised and touched by how many readers commented that it reminded them of childhood memories dished up by […]

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Negroni Float – Barman meets Soda Jerk

Posted March 29, 2014 By Adri

Blood Orange-Campari Sorbetto in a Negroni splashed with Prosecco The bitters are excellent for your liver, the gin is bad for you. They balance each other. – Orson Welles on the Negroni The Negroni (nay-GROW-nee) is perhaps the quintessential aperitivo – one part gin, one part sweet vermouth, one part Campari, all of it over […]

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With apologies to Tammy Wynette, singer and co-writer of the country standard Stand by Your Man, I’m calling this one Stand By Your Pan. This is a good news story, that in our age of lax, unconcerned customer service and “throw it away and buy new” mentality, I am both proud and pleased to relate.

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We Are Moving!!

Posted July 3, 2013 By Adri

It’s Tuesday and I am moving to a new hosting company!! I’m hoping for faster load times and less downtime. It may take a few days for everything shake out. So be patient! Thanks!!! UPDATE: The move is now complete. If we broke anything in the move… Please, click here to let us know.

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Third Anniversary Celebration and Giveaway

Posted June 24, 2013 By Adri

My site is three years old this week. It has been an endless source of enjoyment and enrichment far beyond what I imagined. I have made friends and through them more friends, a real network – gli amici degli amici . As a thanks and to celebrate, I’m having a giveaway, of what else, Italian […]

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More with Pace da Poggio Etrusco Extra Virgin Olive Oil The baby vegetables are in the Farmer’s Markets. The herb garden is planted, and tiny peas in their pods have made an appearance. My mint plants are already giving forth, their new leaves packed with fresh flavor. Spring has arrived, and with it have come […]

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