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Ribollita Soup, A Tuscan Staple and Favorite!

A few years ago, on one of our trips to the beautiful region of Tuscany, we spent a lovely, long day and evening in beautiful San Gimignano, Italy, a walled city in the heart of the hilltop town and rolling … Continue reading

Calamari! Hang on to Summer A Little Longer

Even though aisles are already loaded with Fall and Halloween decorations, and everyone is insisting that autumn is upon us, I am still hanging on to summer as long as possible. Even though this favorite season of mine officially ends … Continue reading

Puccini, La Bohème, and Italian Opera

Whenever I think of the opera, memories of my father come to mind. You may have heard me share the very special recording of my father, a vocalist, singing the traditional Italian Christmas carols. My Dad was a mechanical engineer, but … Continue reading

Visit San Giovanni Rotondo – The Home of Padre Pio

The poor hill town of San Giovanni Rotondo is located in the northern part of Italy’s heel or the Puglia (Apulia) region, and is made famous by the incredible life of one of Italy’s, and the world’s, most beloved modern-day … Continue reading