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How I Turned My “15 Minutes” Into 15 Years

“In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes,” –       Andy Warhol   I finally purchased a new computer which forced me to go through my old (I mean really old) files to see what I could … Continue reading

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The Perfect Breakfast

I go through periods where I eat the same damn thing for breakfast/lunch everyday for two weeks straight. When that recipe is healthy, easy to make AND beautiful, I know it has to be shared! Ingredients: 1 acorn squash Organic … Continue reading

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Escarole and Bean Soup to Warm the Soul

Escarole and beans. It’s the dish my mom always made me when I was sick. Best eaten with a big piece of crusty bread on a cold day! Sometimes the leafy greens are a bit intimidating for kids so I … Continue reading

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What’s So Fabulous About Forty? I’ll Tell Ya

Goodbye thirties. You were memorable…tiring but memorable. A fairytale wedding was followed by nearly a decade of learning to function in a hazy state of sleep deprived consciousness.  I remember a steady blur of diaper changing, breast feeding, doctor visits, … Continue reading

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Santa Approved Holiday Gift Guide

With Chanukah upon us and Christmas LESS THAN TWO WEEKS away I’ve been hard at work hunting down the hottest toys, coolest technology and best deals.  So here you have it… the best gifts for all of the “nice” children on … Continue reading

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Beef Carpaccio

I recently hosted a 12 person sit down Italian dinner at my house. Menu planning involved me pulling from my childhood memories and my travels to the country that has my heart. When I was 20 I was lucky enough … Continue reading

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What’s Up Doc? Honey Orange Roasted Carrots

Ingredients: 1 bundle of organic orange carrots, stems removed (thin carrots work best) 1 bundle of organic purple carrots, stems removed (thin carrots work best) 3 tbs spoons of local honey Juice from 1 large orange 1/4 cup of olive … Continue reading

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Indian Summer Pasta. Feels Like Summer, Tastes Like Fall

  INGREDIENTS: 2 tbs butter 1 tbs olive oil 3/4 lb of your favorite pasta. I used “I Sedanini”, but ziti, farfalle, orchiette all work! 3  cups of butternut squash, peeled and cubed. 3 links of sweet Italian sausage. Remove … Continue reading

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Mezcal Tinto

I’ve never really been in LOVE with mezcal. Tequila yes. Mezcal not convinced. Then during one of our most recent “moms night out” I was served the most delicious, well balance mezcal drink.  I immediately asked the bartender for his … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Fall Frittata

There is nothing more satisfying than a frittata filled to the brim with all of your favorite things! This hearty frittata has sweet Italian sausage, butternut squash, sweet potatoes,  asparagus and goat cheese. It’s a perfect fall meal that you can … Continue reading

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