Blog archives for March, 2012

Archive for March, 2012

Fava Season

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Once upon time my absolute favorite green vegetable was asparagus. I still love it but I’ve now lost my heart to fava beans. When my mother was still alive I wanted to give her a taste of fresh fava beans but I couldn’t find them anywhere in Santa Fe, New Mexico where she lived. So […]

Bologna – here I come, again

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Spring is in the air here and in Bologna. I have my ticket bought and the school paid for. I’ve arranged for car storage and sublet my apartment. I am so looking forward to returning for another two months in Bologna. It’s interesting doing this. I’ve never before had an extended stay in a foreign […]


Monday, March 5th, 2012

No, that is not a form of bacteria. It is a very easy and tasty sauce that goes incredibly well with fish. I ran across it in one of the cookbooks by the goddess of Italian cooking, Marcella Hazan. The recipe was for grilled swordfish with this sauce and I’ve used it that way a […]