Buon Ferragosto, the Holiday that Doesn’t Quit

Today is August 15. In the US, that means that the dog-days of summer are upon us, summer vacationing is coming to a close and some kids are going back to school. Here in Italy, it is the eye of the vacation storm. August 15 is a national holiday here called Ferragosto. Technically it is […]

A Small Lesson in Pizza

I’m home from my trip and back in my kitchen, thinking about what to feed my family….as usual. I’ve been very lucky that my professional life often gives me the opportunity to learn new things, and usually fun, interesting things such as pizza-making. The skills I’ve learned in Italy have come back to my kitchen […]