Archive | September, 2013

La Bell’Italia (part 3)…..Bolzano

So I lied to you. I was going to write about a wonderful wine tour through the rolling hills of Tuscany (that’s coming at another time), but I just wanted to tell you about my second home Bolzano so much that I just had to write it! Most people have never heard of Bolzano–it’s not […]

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La Bell’Italia (part 2)…Florence

We took the train down to Florence from Venice (it’s a quick 2 hours) and made our way to our apartment that we found on Airbnb. If you’re not familiar with this website you are missing out. Airbnb.com is a vacation rental website where owners list apartments and rooms for rent. You can rent entire […]

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Stuffed portobello mushroom with an herbed goat cheese sauce

This recipe took about 15 minutes to make and is a great option for meatless Monday or any day you are looking for a filling meal that doesn’t include any meat. Portobello mushrooms have a dense, meaty texture and are mild tasting so they pair well with lots of other vegetables. I stuffed the portobello […]

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La Bell’Italia (part 1)—Venice

If you didn’t know already, my mother is from Italy. This means a few things for me: I grew up speaking Italian I visit Italy every summer to visit family and friends. I consume a lot of Italian food ( but I would consume a lot of Italian food even if I wasn’t Italian because […]

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