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Simona Carini
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My father's version of traditional panzanella (bread and tomato) is the best: http://www.pulcetta.com/2015/07/recipe-panzanella-bread-tomato.html #recipeideas   #tomatoes   #bread   #summerrecipes   
[cliccare il link per andare alla versione in italiano] a bright plate Panzanella is a way of dressing up bread that is no longer fresh (pane raffermo). There are many variations of this traditional dish, which you can find (and eat) throughout central Italy, but I like my father's recipe the best. During my childhood, every August my family would spend three weeks in Poggio Catino, my father's native village, located in the historic region of Sa...
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Chop, chop, stir, stir, bake and voila' you have a lovely Vegetable Curry: http://www.pulcetta.com/2015/07/recipe-kenyan-vegetable-curry.html #vegetables   #recipeideas   #Africancuisine  
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[cliccare il link per andare alla versione in italiano] beginning (right) and end (left) of first rendition The fourteenth country of our World Culinary ABC1 is Kenya (Kenia). To celebrate this stop, I chose to make my version of Kenyan vegetable curry. There are multiple recipes online for this dish2. The one that inspired me includes baking the vegetables3. Fresh vegetables from the farmers' market and my CSA box and some kale from my vegetable...
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A short video I shot with my iPhone during our recent sleepover at the Monterey Bay Aquarium #fish #aquarium #MontereyBayAquarium
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My story "Fresh Dry Beans: An Edible Oxymoron" was published in Issue #18: Fresh of Remedy Quarterly with beautiful beautiful illustrations by Sarah Ferone. (You can see a portion of a page in the photo.)  http://www.remedyquarterly.com/ #foodwriting   #beans  
Stories of food. Recipes for feeling good.
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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 #salad   #tomatoes   #sweetcorn  
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Part 2 the Book Club Cheerleader's summer reading recommendations. It includes a favorite of mine: The Boys in the Boat (no need to be a rower to enjoy the book, but it may make you want to become one)
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My father's version of traditional panzanella (bread and tomato) is the best http://www.pulcetta.com/2015/07/recipe-panzanella-bread-tomato.html #recipeideas   #summerrecipes   #tomatoes   #bread  
[cliccare il link per andare alla versione in italiano] a bright plate Panzanella is a way of dressing up bread that is no longer fresh (pane raffermo). There are many variations of this traditional dish, which you can find (and eat) throughout central Italy, but I like my father's recipe the best. During my childhood, every August my family would spend three weeks in Poggio Catino, my father's native village, located in the historic region of Sa...
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Suggestions for summer reading, part 2 from the blog of the Women's National Book Association (SF chapter). Five more books from the Book Club Cheeleader http://wnba-sfchapter.org/top-10-summer-reads-2015-part-2/ #books   #summerreading  
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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 #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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    Computer Science, 1998 - 2001
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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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The Book Club Cheerleader’s Top 10 Summer Reads 2015, Part 2 - Women's N...
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Top 10 Summer Reads 2015, Part 2 By Marsha Toy Engstrom for WNBA-Sf Chapter, click here to read now.

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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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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