Archive | July, 2016

When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Limoncello

When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Limoncello

I was lucky enough to grow up with some amazing culinary traditions.  When I was a kid we made homemade pasta, jarred tomatoes, pickled vegetables, made fresh sausage  and we even tried our hand at homemade wine.   We did these things with our aunts and uncles and cousins and had such great fun while creating some […]

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It's July 4th already?

It’s July 4th already?

If you read Holiday Cheer, you probably have a pretty good idea of how summer holidays are done in my family.  And if you’ve ever lived in a New York City apartment, you’re familiar with the lack of picnic table space on the average fire escape.  These two factors do very little to prepare me […]

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