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What's For Lunch?

Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.

                                                                                                       -Orson Welles

Choices. Particularly food choices, are puzzling to me. I’m busy. And by busy, I usually mean lazy.

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Balsamic Ganache Truffles


  • 1/2 Cup Steaming hot heavy cream
  • 1 pinch of sea salt
  • 8 ounces best quality dark chocolate in chip form, or chopped
  • 3 tablespoons SOOC dark or white balsamic – my favorite options for this are: coconut, raspberry, tangerine, strawberry, espresso, or traditional 18 year.
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Chocolate-Raspberry Balsamic Glazed Olive Oil Cake

Ingredients for the Cake

3 cups all-purpose flour +1 tablespoon
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 large eggs
2 cups granulated sugar
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Quick & Easy Garlic Herb Vinaigrette


  • 6 T EVOO
  • 2 T red wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 T sherry
  • 1-2 t dijon mustard
  • 2-3 garlic cloves
  • 1 t kosher salt (adjust to taste)
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Playing Truant in Sabaudia and the Frying of Foods

Here are some photos of food stalls at the Sabaudia open air market yesterday.This is my mother buying some artichokes.

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Pomegranate Eggplant

This is one of my favorite recipes.  It’s such a simple go to; you can wow friends and family, or just make it for dinner when you’re short on time or feel lazy enough to not make something elaborate.   274 more words

Is it really Extra Virgin?

There are many different brands of olive oil on the market today. With so many options, it’s difficult to know which particular kind of olive oil is the best one to buy, especially when they are all labeled similarly. 196 more words