back home

If I didn’t have this blog and my photos, I might have dreamed the entire adventure. Thanks again to Anna’s pharmacy, I was able to sleep on the plane. Interesting that on the way over I was bright eyed the entire flight and there were few movies I wanted to watch. On this return flight […]

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a presto toscana

Yesterday I was anxious. I bit the inside of my lower lip and despite the inner voice commanding me to stop, I only paused and immediately resumed this terrible habit. I worried over the toughness of the meat I had bought for the Daube. What processed me to buy meat labeled “musculo”? I imagined my […]

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The Tuscan Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart and soul of the Tuscan home. In the countryside, the kitchen is also where animals are tended, medicines are made and often, unfortunately the TV rules. I used to be fascinated by the disorder in the kitchen- how could such amazing food be created in such chaos! Why do Italians […]

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