Archive • July 2010

Under the Tuscan Sun: 65 pizzas, 75 guests, and 2 tired pizzaioli

the first pizzas of 65....

As we prep for the celebratory Pizza Party (to celebrate 20 years of Frances and Ed in Cortona), I find myself in the kitchen with a sweet Italian man named Ivan and his robust and big-hearted mother, Domenica, who live just up the gravel road at the “House of the Sun.” Together, we make pizza ...

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La Bella Porchetta: the Tuscan Sun Party Continues…

tuscpizzas

As if we didn’t have enough food with 65 pizzas, endless bottles of wine, and a cake to feed 50 or more, Frances ordered up a whole porchetta from a friend who has a porchetta truck at the Saturday market in Cortona and also in the Porta Colonia parking lot every Wednesday p.m. . The kids ...

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New Orleans Sandwiches–po-boy, muff, and loaf

Casamento's Oyster Loaf

Some of my favorite New Orleans sandwiches from Central Grocery, Casamento’s, and Parkway Bakery and Tavern.        

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