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Simona Carini
Attended Mills College
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Bright red Indian paintbrush blooming on the bluff (Russian Gulch State Park) #park #flowers #California
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Sweet corn season has started! This is my favorite way of eating roasted sweet corn: in a salad with cherry tomatoes and cucumber. What's yours? http://www.pulcetta.com/2012/08/insalata-di-mais-corn-salad.html #tomatoes   #sweetcorn   #salad_recipe  
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Boxes full of whole watermelons and halved watermelons placed on crushed ice in grocery stores invite us to touch, smell, weigh with our hands, employ whatever method of assessment we rely upon to ...
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Suggestions for summer reading, part 1: the roundup of Novel Food, which includes a recipe to go with each of the 5 books http://www.pulcetta.com/2015/06/novel-food-24-the-finale.html #summerreading   #recipeideas  
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[cliccare il link per andare alla versione in italiano] homemade bread with homemade cheese: a winning combination Eilish Eam, an Irish child alone in the world, survives in London by playing a glass harmonica1 on the street. Erin Rushton, an American young woman plays the same instrument in concert halls. They are the protagonists of the novel The Glass Harmonica by Louise Marley.2 In 1761, the path of Eilish's life changes dramatically followin...
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Fun to make and a pleasure to eat: meet aebleskiver / Divertenti da fare e un piacere da gustare: vi presento gli aebleskiver  http://www.pulcetta.com/2015/06/aebleskiver-recipe-ricetta.html #breakfast   #pancakes  
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[cliccare il link per andare alla versione in italiano] aeblesskiver, why haven't I met you before? The thirteenth stop of our World Culinary ABC1 , which I am hosting, is the United States (Stati Uniti), my adoptive country. The city chosen to represent the US is Minneapolis, the largest city of the state of Minnesota.2 Together with the state capital, Saint Paul, Minneapolis forms the metropolitan area called the Twin Cities. google map of Minn...
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A lovely feast compliments of Live Like an Italian blog. Dulcis in fundo (as we say in Italian), there is my Strawberry Tart: enjoy! http://livelikeanitalian.com/2015/06/30/our-favorite-recipes-for-a-complete-italian-summer-meal/ #‎Italianfood‬ ‪#‎Italianstyle‬ ‪#‎recipe‬
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Sweet corn season has started! This is my favorite way of eating roasted sweet corn: in a salad with cherry tomatoes and cucumber. What's yours? http://www.pulcetta.com/2012/08/insalata-di-mais-corn-salad.html #salad   #tomatoes   #sweetcorn  
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Suggestions for summer reading, part 2: today's post on the Women's National Book Association (SF chapter). Five books from the Book Club Cheeleader http://wnba-sfchapter.org/the-book-club-cheerleaders-top-10-summer-reads-2015-part-1/ #summerreading  
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A little sweet and a little sour: my current favorite bread http://www.pulcetta.com/2015/06/recipe-carrot-sourdough-bread-pane-carote.html #breadrecipes   #carrots   #sourdough  
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[cliccare il link per andare alla versione in italiano] homemade bread with homemade cheese: a winning combination Eilish Eam, an Irish child alone in the world, survives in London by playing a glass harmonica1 on the street. Erin Rushton, an American young woman plays the same instrument in concert halls. They are the protagonists of the novel The Glass Harmonica by Louise Marley.2 In 1761, the path of Eilish's life changes dramatically followin...
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[cliccare il link per andare alla versione in italiano] aebleskiver, why haven't I met you before? The thirteenth stop of our World Culinary ABC1 , which I am hosting, is the United States (Stati Uniti), my adoptive country. The city chosen to represent the US is Minneapolis, the largest city of the state of Minnesota.2 Together with the state capital, Saint Paul, Minneapolis forms the metropolitan area called the Twin Cities. google map of Minne...
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[cliccare il link per andare alla versione in italiano] golden bread in the golden hour The twelfth stop of our World Culinary ABC1 is Switzerland (Svizzera), a country I have visited a number of times. An area we particularly like is Engadin (Engadina). The photo below shows an example of the traditional decorations that grace the façades of buildings in the valley, called sgraffiti, from the Italian graffiare (to scratch)2. traditional decorati...
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    Computer Science, 1998 - 2001
  • Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
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An Italian transplanted in California with a passion for making things by hand
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An Italian with a West Coast perspective of my native country. My roots are planted in Italy, while my branches are in creative cooking, cheese making, bread baking, food writing, photography, book and box making, kayaking, and more.
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Hooray for Carrots — for Once
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Have you ever been excited to find carrots at the farmers market or in your CSA share? Have you ever picked up a bunch of...

Easter Egg Bread
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I used to go egg hunting as a child. When visiting friends with chickens, I would go into the henhouse to look for an egg...

Make It Green
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March is a difficult month. No longer winter and not yet spring, it is a kind of limbo in which the promise of spring may...

A Good Start
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If we think of January as the morning of the year, then breakfast is a perfect topic to consider now. I can see the words...

Chuvannulli Achar: Kerala Style Pickled Shallots
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I know it has been months since I left that last blog of mine. While I did intent to take a break from blogging as things got somewhat stale

Orange Salad
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The holidays remind me that I grew up elsewhere. I enjoy watching children working at their gingerbread creations, but I don't have my own p

That Old Ace in the Hole: the roundup
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It's time for the roundup of Cook the Books' Club October-November 2014 edition for which we read That Old Ace in the Hole by Annie Proulx.

Winter Glow
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Asian persimmons are festive: in shades from yellow to red-orange, depending on the variety, they glow in the crystalline light of the final

Baking Beauties
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Cosmetically challenged," read the politically correct sign on a case of apples I saw at a farmers market a few years ago. I applaud the...

Tout Sweet Corn
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My memories of eating freshly harvested corn as a child in Italy involve a field and fire, but no pot or butter. I ate corn...

Mac N' Cheese
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Women’s PowerStrategy Conference | Harlots' Sauce Radio
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The Women’s PowerStrategy Conference, “a gathering of leaders from diverse backgrounds and areas of expertise who are joining forces to educ

Mesophilic type III. 10 g
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Mesophilic type III. 10 g. Mesophilic type III. 10 gr. This cheese starter culture is composed of only Lactococcus Cremoris and Lactococcus

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