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Of Popes and Soups – Minestra vegetale

There is no denying that Nimrod has a lot to answer for, oh yes, no question.  If it hadn’t been for him, there would not have been that hubris-inspired Tower of Babel and God wouldn’t have been irritated by this … Continue reading

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Soup Series – Salad Soup

What can be nicer or more welcomed than a nourishing hot soup when the weather is really cold?  Repeat: cold. So highly-held in my family’s culinary tradition was the conviction that soup is incomparably good for one, that we had … Continue reading

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