Tag Archives: Italian

Thoughts after reading “In Altre Parole/In Other Words” by Jhumpa Lahiri

I first came across a beautiful excerpt of the book published in the New Yorker.  I didn’t notice who had written the essay, but the writing pulled at my memory & sense of romance in a way that stayed with me. Then recently, the essay came back across my view via post by… Read more »

Purple Potato Gnocchi with Lemon Tarragon Cream Sauce

Recently, the co-op I participating in has been sending us home with loads of little purple majesty potatoes. Our house is not big on eating potatoes, so I wanted to try something a little different to take advantage of the gorgeous deep purple color. I decided on purple gnocchi b/c I… Read more »

A Sultry Italian Summer Meal and Tips for Hosting Large Parties

This past weekend, Colin’s parents came to town and we wanted to make sure to have a nice big dinner with all our friends so they could meet our adopted family here in Dallas. I started scheming the week before about what kind of meal to cook that would be… Read more »