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Fourth of July

Fourth of July

Today Americans will be celebrating our glorious national holiday, Independence Day.

A Note About Grilled Steaks

A Note About Grilled Steaks

Steak is perfect for the grill.

Pasta Nostra

Pasta Nostra

Pasta Nostra Last night I went to South Norwalk’s Pasta Nostra and had a wonderful meal. Everything on the menu is fresh and homemade. I had the stuffed peppers to start which is the Pasta Nostra signature appetizer.  For my main dish I had the delicious spiral sausage with a side of fresh linguini which […]

Feast of Saint John The Baptist June 24th

Feast of Saint John The Baptist June 24th

The Feast of Saint John The Baptist is a great feast of June that is common to countries and has been celebrated since early times.

Many Large Corporations Own "Organic" Food Companies

Many Large Corporations Own “Organic” Food Companies

Many Large Corporations Own “Organic” Food Companies   I just got done reading Michael Pollan’s book, The Omnivore’s Dilemma, which I highly recommend.  I might add that I read it in hard copy as I don’t own an e-reader.  I just like to have a real book in my hands.  Anyway, there is a part […]

Building A Healthier Burger

Building A Healthier Burger

Nothing says grilling season like a hot & juicy burger.

Happy Father's Day

Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day

Saint Anthony of Padua

Saint Anthony of Padua

Saint Anthony June 13th Feast Day Anthony of Padua or Anthony of Lisbon was born Fernando Martins de Bulloes on August 15, 1195 and died June 13, 1231.  He was a Portuguese Catholic priest and friar of the Franciscan Order.  He died in Padua, Italy, but was born to a wealthy family in Lisbon, which […]

Interesting Chicken Facts

Interesting Chicken Facts

Interesting Chicken Facts   I have loved chickens for many years.  Twenty years ago I had a chicken coop built on my property where I lived in the Pacific NW.  I raised laying hens so that I could cook with fresh eggs.  During the day I let my hens roam my property and at dusk […]

Tatte Bakery & Cafe

Tatte Bakery & Cafe

Tatte Bakery & Café   Yesterday I was on foot from my hotel to the M.I.T. graduation ceremony at Killian Court.  It was early in the morning and I hadn’t eaten a thing although I had managed to choke down a couple cups of lousy hotel coffee.  I ended up walking past a bakery that […]