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Polenta alla Spianatora

Polenta alla Spianatora

Felice anno nuovo! Happy New Year! If your family is anything like mine, the past two weeks have been filled with food, wine and plenty of feasting!  On a cold evening between Christmas and New Year’s, my father had a spur-of-the-moment hankering for “polenta alla spianatora” (or “spianatoia,” a wooden pastry or dough-making board).  My three […]

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Wintry and Light

Wintry and Light

Ciao! Back from a week in the Dominican Republic where I had limited WIFI access (a blessing and a curse).  Although I’m glad to be home, I can’t help but prefer the balmy Caribbean climate to New York’s wintry chill.  As such, I’m craving foods that are comforting, but not too heavy.  This Polenta con […]

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