Category Archives: Italy

Simple and Elegant Lasagna

Simple and Elegant Lasagna This was so easy and took maybe 30 minutes to throw together.  My husband said this may be the best thing I’ve ever made.  Just a few quality ingredients make this dish simple yet elegant.  I … Continue reading

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Pear and Pecorino Ravioli with Almond Cream Sauce

Pear and Pecorino Ravioli with Almond Cream Sauce Makes 16 Ravioli 32 Wonton Wrappers 2 Bartlett Pears, peeled and cored ¾ cup grated Pecorino Romano cheese 3 tablespoons butter 1 cup cream ½ cup almonds Finely dice pears and combine … Continue reading

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Baby Zucchini Raviolo with Basil Goat Cheese Cream Sauce

Baby Zucchini Raviolo with Basil Goat Cheese Cream Sauce Makes 4 appetizer portions 4 fresh lasagna noodles (not dried) 4 baby zucchini 4 tablespoons butter 1 cup heavy cream 1 tbsp basil pesto 2 tablespoons goat cheese crema, or just … Continue reading

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Fiesole: Sunset at Villa San Michele

Wednesday evening, we went to the Villa San Michele, situated on a hill in Fiesole overlooking all of Florence.  Founded by Franciscan monks in the 15th century, the villa was eventually acquired and renovated by Henry White Cannon (Cannon camera) … Continue reading

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