Monthly Archives: November 2012

“Everything in moderation… including moderation.” – Julia Child

HellooooO there!!! I hope you all enjoyed your Thanksgiving and took advantage of small business Saturday!  My brother, Andrew is in town (he lives in Michigan) and when he comes home, he always wants a homemade meal (besides the traditional … Continue reading

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“Fawkes is a clam, Harry. They burst into flames when it is time for them to die, and are reborn from the ashes.” – Dumbledore from Harry Potter

Hey there! Boy, I’ve had a busy weekend and will have a busy week to come!  Had a wonderful dinner at Lento with loverboy, I made it to the public market which lately I have been running into my Professor, … Continue reading

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“I am a glutton. I’ll eat whatever is there. Pizza. I love hot dogs anywhere. I’ve got nothing against any of that. If I feel like eating, I eat. I don’t feel guilty about it at all.” – Jacques Pepin

Well, I posted a picture of some kale pizza for two a while ago on the Bellissima facebook page and I have gotten messages asking for the recipe.  I haven’t made pizza in a while, but it was so delicious … Continue reading

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“I go ‘I just want a cup of black coffee.’ She goes ‘Do you want to try a biscotti? They’re from Italy and they’re considered a delicacy.’ Have you ever eaten one of these things? It tastes like a burned cookie. Where I’m from, that’s considered a mistake.” – Bill Engvall

That quote made me laugh out loud – maybe it’s because I’m Italian and about to marry into an even more Italian family.  All jokes aside, a chocolate dipped hazelnut biscotti is actually one of my favorite cookies.  They only … Continue reading

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“I believe that every human has a finite amount of heartbeats. I don’t intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises.” – Neil Armstrong

Hi, all!  How was your week?  Mine was busy and it looks like my weekend is going to be filled with homework and projects… I have been having a really hard time with getting back into some sort of daily … Continue reading

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“I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.” – Henry David Thoreau

Hey everyone!  How was your weekend?  Did you do anything exciting? Saturday morning, I went for a breakfast sandwich from Scott’s at the Public Market with loverboy.  Best breakfast sandwich in Rochester, no joke (it may be white bread and … Continue reading

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Happy Halloweenier!

I want to start off this post by saying how grateful I am to live in Rochester, NY; especially after Hurricane Sandy.  Nothing like this in the history of New York City/New Jersey/Brooklyn, etc. has something like this happened, it … Continue reading

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