Tag: asparagus

ASPARAGUS SALAD WITH CHOPPED EGG

I cannot believe a week has passed since we landed in Italy. Our time in Milan and seeing the Expo will absolutely the highlight of our year; it truly is a spectacular event and if you have an opportunity to visit, please don’t miss it.

IT’S PERSONAL

The month of May is National Celiac Awareness month. And while I could rattle off the numbers of people who have Celiac or some form of wheat intolerance or allergy, I’m going to share some of our family’s story instead. Why? For me, it’s personal; it hits deeply and closely […]

ASPARAGUS AND STRAWBERRY SALAD and THE B.T.C.

In 2010 Alexe van Beuren and her husband turned a historic building into a grocery store filled with hopes and dreams, glass-bottled milk, Cora’s fried pies and local produce. But failure seemed imminent until 5-star chef Dixie Grimes walked through the doors looking for a job – and within a […]

ASPARAGUS SALAD WITH TOMATO VINAIGRETTE

The Professor and I are participating in Verizon’s ‘Savy Gourmet’ program and have been having fun testing Motorola’s new XYBoard (ZIE-board). We met a group of Midwest friends in Chicago last month to get a few lessons on what this new tablet can do. We’ll be talking about the XYBoard […]

RAW ASPARAGUS SALAD

[grooveshark width=”250″ height=”40″ id=35115137 style=grass”] Musical pairing – Oliver’s Twist by Chris Standring I don’t know about you but I’m always looking for the perfect brunch items to add to my table – and with several holidays happening during the Spring months, brunch is our favorite way to entertain family […]

ARUGULA & PARMESAN RAVIOLI PRIMAVERA

Musical pairing – Primavera by Carlos Santana I don’t know about you, but I am welcoming spring with open arms . . . just wish she’d hurry up and get here . . . and then hang around for a while; we’ve had wide swings in temperatures and record precipitation […]

ASPARAGUS TART

Musical pairing – Celebration by Kool & The Gang Easter came late this year and Cinco de Mayo, the Kentucky Derby and Mother’s Day all happen this week . . . oh and add college graduations in there and I’d say we have a very full dance card . . […]

NO-RECIPE, RECIPE ASPARAGUS TART

Musical pairing – I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas . This is going to be a super quick post as this is a super quick no-recipe, recipe – and it’s delicious to boot!  My ‘Nati’ family made this for a family gathering several months back and I’ve loved […]

WHEN IN ROME . . . BREAKFAST PIZZA

Musical Pairing: I Run to You, Lady Antebellum Contrary to what you might think, pizza in Italy is quite different from here in the States . . . sorry, but I speak the truth here.  I was fortunate to spend some time in Italy in 1997 and like a lot […]