November Book Review: Pane E Salute

November 3rd, 2011 | | Posted in Book Reviews

I love to travel. I love everything about traveling, from researching the destination to that familiar fluttery anticipation as I lock the door of the house behind me and set out. It doesn’t matter if it is a weekend road trip or an overseas adventure, I love to step out of my ordinary life and Read the Rest…

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September Book Review: A Master Class

September 5th, 2011 | | Posted in Book Reviews

It is pouring rain here in Vermont, again.We’re warm and dry right here, at this moment, but I can’t keep my thoughts from those who have lost their homes, their farms and businesses, and everything to the flooding from Hurricane Irene.It is truly heartbreaking to see the damage. There is still so much to do Read the Rest…

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May Book Review: Recipes From The Root Cellar

April 30th, 2011 | | Posted in Book Reviews

We have a root cellar. This statement seems improbable when you consider our contemporary house, situated in the end of a cul-de-sac full of other mid-1970’s houses in suburbia. But we do indeed have a root cellar. Tucked into the northern-most corner of our basement, made of plywood and blueboard insulation, with a tube to Read the Rest…

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April Book Review: All About Braising

April 2nd, 2011 | | Posted in Book Reviews

Books are an important part of my life, on almost all subjects – fiction, history, gardening, among many others, including cookbooks. I usually keep one on my nightstand and read it straight through before bedtime, as if it were fiction. I love everything about books, the way the pages smell when they are new, how Read the Rest…

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