Limoncello

Limoncello and I go way back. My father used to travel a lot for his job and often found himself working in northern Italy, where he became good friends with his business counterpart in the local office. My mom accompanied him whenever possible (because, Italy), and they’d enjoy a nice vacation … Continue reading

Cup4Cup Week: The Bread

FOOTBALL! FOOTBALL! FOOTBALL! Sorry, had to get that out of my system. Even though the taint of the Saints' scandal lingers and I'm still smarting from the BCS championship game last January, I can't help but be excited for the start of the season. We Saints/Tigers fans are an optimistic … Continue reading

Italian Sunday

Update (1/22/11): This short rib ragu won Food52's contest for Your Best Short Ribs, and will be included in their next cookbook, out later this year! Maybe it's the tomato tooth I was born with instead of a sweet tooth, maybe it's the towering heels I rock when my old bones let me, or maybe … Continue reading

Pizza, My Endless Love

Most days, I'll hit the gym at lunch if I have the time to spare at work. With my commute, it's the only chance I ever have for a real workout and I always feel better when I manage to do it. But Friday, I just wasn't feeling it, so I hiked over to Chelsea Market instead. I've read great things … Continue reading