Monthly Archives: March 2018

Homey goodness, chicken dinner. 3/30/18

Nothing says being home more than my favorite chicken dinner. Usually I serve this on Chicken Mondays but I just could not wait. Because we are in the throes of jet lag I cheated a little and used a rotisserie … Continue reading

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Home from Italy! 3.29.18

Hey, home at last from Italy! Wish I had posted more of what I ate but I just ran out of time. I have a travel blog and could not keep up with both. So what to make the first … Continue reading

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Great dining in Pompeii 3/12/18

I cannot say enough good things about Yuri Buono’s Vincanto on Via Nolana in Pompeii. He is a locavore and advocate of the “slow food” movement in Italy. Feast upon these pictures!! This food was shared among the three of … Continue reading

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More dining in Rome. 3/11/18

Sometimes you say, oh, I don’t care. I just want something to eat. You’re wrong. You care. This lasagna was not good but at least the serving person was charming. It is raining as we leave Rome. We are headed … Continue reading

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Grit and Grail in Rome. 3/10/18

Ordered a fav of mine for lunch, spaghetti alla vongole (clams) which unfortunately had gritty clams and stuck together pasta. C’mon, Rome, you can do better! First step in my search for the Holy Grail of pizza – crust is … Continue reading

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When in Rome… 3/9/18

We are in Rome! After a busy morning sightseeing and walking a lot, we stop at Ristorante Leonetti for some typical Roman dishes. I chose cacio e pepe. It is a simple dish of pasta, cheese, and black pepper. For … Continue reading

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Last Supper. 3/6/18

This is our last supper before leaving for Italy tomorrow! We made something easy, steak and asparagus. The asparagus was on sale for $1.29/lb. and I could not resist. John used the immersion circulator to cook the steak to 125F … Continue reading

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