Category Archives: Friends

A Sicilian in the Kitchen

Luis’ friend Veronica generously came over and prepared the Sicilian classic, Pasta alla Norma for us in our kitchen. She is from Catania, Sicily, and learned this dish by watching her mother cook it numerous times. My memories of Catania … Continue reading

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Snacks for Sparkling

Our biannually (so it seems) wine group met recently to taste sparkling wine. DJ and Beth carefully selected 6 to try: 2 Cremant, 2 Cava, 1 Champagne and 1 California sparkling, all made in the methode champegnoise/methode tradicional methods. We … Continue reading

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Summer Feast

My friends DJ and Susan held a wonderful party in celebration of their wedding anniversary. DJ and I met years ago while working for the same caterer. Part of the key to our friendship is the sharing of a hobby … Continue reading

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