From the Bottom of My Heart

Today I am celebrating 365 days as a non-smoker! Today, I am also celebrating the folks who made the journey that much easier in the bearing… First and without question, to Fred, who arrived on Day 1 to hold my hand through Weekend 1, and let me be as foggy and weepy and irritable as… Continue reading From the Bottom of My Heart

Social Networking

In the May 2009 issue of the sadly-defunct Gourmet Magazine, there was a mouth-watering article entitled “Cucina Paradiso.” The 14-page spread featured a “Tuscan-inspired meal, full of pristine ingredients and bold, epic flavors.” On the menu? vodka rosemary lemonade fizz arugula and fava bean crostini balsamic-marinated radicchio with fresh ricotta mushroom carpaccio with pecorino toscano… Continue reading Social Networking