Category Archives: Vegetarian

Signs of Spring

This past week has shown definite signs of Spring.  These include frequent rain spells, the greening of our surroundings, and a man’s need to play with fire (while cooking on the gas grill and the wood-fired pizza oven). Memorial Day … Continue reading

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Spring Travels — Puglia – part 2

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After staying in Lecce for 5 nights and touring on the Adriatic coast, we switched to Gallipoli on the other side of the “boot”.  Here are some photos from that area. In Gallipoli we wanted plenty of vegetables to counterbalance … Continue reading

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Spring Travels — Puglia 2019

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In April we took another trip.  This time is was Barbara and me, in Puglia.  It was her first time there, and I was eager to show her many of the things I enjoyed in my previous two trips.  This … Continue reading

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Spring Travels — Rome

Aaron flew home from Portugal, and I continued on for another 10 days — first to Rome, then to Hungary.  I had no specific itinerary in Rome.  I decided to go there next for two main reasons, (1) central location, … Continue reading

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Catching Up — Food at Home in May

I have some catching up to do here.  About three months’ worth.  Forget chronological order.  When you get this far behind, it does not matter.  So I’ll begin with the most recent, with a few meals this past week. Barbara … Continue reading

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Cross-Cultural Flavors

One of the activities I love best is matching unusual combinations of food and wine across different countries and cultures.  I love it when it works well. Such was the case with my lunch this afternoon.  The components were: Leftover … Continue reading

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Friday Night Pasta

I spent a very frustrating day Friday, during which I was wrestling unsuccessfully with the idiosyncrasies of iTunes on my Mac — attempting to transfer a Playlist and the accompanying 290 songs to my new iPhone.  By 7:00 PM I … Continue reading

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