International Pumpkin Pie

Aren’t we all ready to put 2020 into the dustbin of history? I definitely AM, and for quite some time now. There is nothing I can do but to wait 30 more days. However, I could practice by getting rid of things and possessions that clutter my house, and that often I didn’t even recollect […]

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Still Time for Thanksgiving

Giving Thanks Regardless It is difficult to celebrate Thanksgiving on Thursdays in Italy. Most people work on that day, so it is best to move it to the weekend, and so here we are. Just a few of us. We have COVID limitations, and we can only have up to six people around our tables. […]

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Pumpkin Risotto

Looks like we are going to be monitored again this falll. We may as well move to the kitchen and start cooking again. With the new wave of contagions even private gatherings should be limited to 6 persons. So I have still hope for Thanksgiving dinner. We can still carve a pumpkin πŸŽƒ to put […]

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Thanksgiving Best Wishes

It is that time if the year again. The leaves are on the ground (and on my table for decoration πŸ˜‰), temperatures are cooling, and it feels great to be inside cozying up with our objects of comfort. I maintained the tradition of celebrating Thanksgiving, and it is very popular among my acquaintances. I always […]

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β€œTacchinella” for Thanksgiving

After so many years in the US, I cannot ignore Thanksgiving. I do celebrate it always no matter where I am and with whom. I had Thanksgiving in Stockholm once. It was challenging to find all the ingredients necessary to a proper Thanksgiving dinner, but it was nevertheless successful. In Italy it is relatively easier […]

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It’s the Great Pumpkin!

Yes Pumpkin is great, and not just for Charlie Brown. Many people think of pumpkins as little more than a Halloween decoration or a Thanksgiving pie filling. However, it may be time to rethink this plump, nutritious orange plant.Β  The potassium contained within pumpkins can have a positive effect on blood pressure. The antioxidants in […]

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