Food & Drink

Vin Santo

Vin Santo with Biscotti Di Prato

Vin Santo is a desert wine served with Biscotti Di Prato.  Biscotti are very hard – dip the biscotti into the wine to soften as well as to add flavor- and what a sweet/aromatic flavor it is! Vin Santo is aged at least 3 years in barrels (traditionally chestnut, but now mostly oak).  This type of wine will keep for… Read more →

Biscotti

BISCOTTI DI PRATO

I began making biscotti about 14 years ago. I can’t quite remember what prompted me to start what quickly became a favorite holiday tradition but what I do vividly recall is my then 18 month old son intently watching me prepare the biscotti with his big, round eyes. He would ride around the kitchen on my back in a little… Read more →

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Sunday Best – Popovers & Oranges

There is something about the approach of the holidays that trips a switch in my brain. Or maybe it’s in my heart.  It was always around this time of year that my father would make his Sunday morning special, Popovers and- get this- sliced oranges with olive oil and freshly ground black pepper. Stop- don’t leave- don’t stop reading!!  It’s… Read more →