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Minestrone with Chestnuts – Minestrone con Castagne

The romantic in me sometimes gets the upper hand and induces me into culinary jaunts that are best left to an expert.  I saw some lovely chestnuts at the greengrocer’s about one month ago and just had to have them. … Continue reading

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Marche is (actually ARE ) Good !

There was much talk on facebook (and in real life too naturally) of the Marche in New York City recently, via a programme called “Marche Is Good” — a month long October celebration of this Region of Italy’s bounty (http://www.marcheisgood.com/ and http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/10/prweb11175654.htm) and … Continue reading

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