Category Archives: Food & Drink

Food, drink, recipes, gustatory rhapsodizing.

Cucina Povera

Recently, I learned a lovely Italian term that has special meaning for our family: Cucina Povera. Cucina Povera can mean “poor kitchen” or “poor cuisine”—peasant food, in other words. I’ve long been enamored with peasant food, particularly since it makes … Continue reading

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Reusing Pickling Marinades

We closed our Christmas season yesterday, but one aspect of it lingers: pickling marinades. Pickled vegetables comprise the majority of our stocking stuffers each year. We love pickled peppers, and Michelle and Aly enjoy stuffed olives. We eat these throughout … Continue reading

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