October is Pasta Month


One of my favorite meals I made myself while staying in Siena, Italy, was pasta with grape tomatoes and pancetta. When you are on a budget while on vacation and have the means to cook rather than eat out, I suggest this very simple filling dish packed with lots of flavor. This is what you will … Continue reading

Celebrating St. Joseph around the family table


Tomorrow is the Feast of St. Joseph, husband of Mary, patron of the universal Church and very beloved by countless faithful throughout the ages. Research on the Internet and you’ll find a bounty of customs around the world born from a wish to honor St. Joseph in church, at table with friends and neighbors but most … Continue reading