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Greetings to all. It’s been months since you have heard from me. Life and my home remodel have conspired to keep me out of the kitchen and away from my computer. This post, however is not about me. It is about Gina DePalma. Gina, for those of you unfamiliar with her, is one of the […]

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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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Adri’s Great Blog Cook-a-thon #8 Got strawberries? Got a lot of strawberries? Domenica Marchetti has the answer. Make Crema alla Fragola, Strawberry Cream Liqueur. Welcome back to my Blog Cook-a-thon. I know. You thought I was done with it. It has been a while. Apologies, but the project got away from me. A couple of […]

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A Culinary Comedy of Errors and Experimentation Adri’s Great Blog Cook-a-thon #7 This is the story of three women, eleven pounds of cream cheese and two Popes. It started innocently enough when I read a post by Trisha Thomas, AKA Mozzarella Mamma. “Dear Blog Readers — I’m seeing RED. I’ve become obsessed with Cardinals. I […]

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Mit brennender Sorge History is a living thing, and whether ancient or recent, it is an exciting thing. Consider the Catholic Church, from tales of intrigue and blackmail, to Vatileaks, the sexual abuse scandal, and all the way to the Vatican Bank, it has some of the most exciting history of all. Even now she […]

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The Mayan Calendar, Corzetti and The End of Time

Posted December 20, 2012 By Adri

Apocalypse Soon?   According to the Mayan Calendar, the world will end December 21, 2012. The corzetti beg to disagree.   For more on corzetti, Liguria’s unique coin shaped pasta, click here.   I have no affiliation with any product, manufacturer, or site mentioned in this article.

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