Mushroom Meatballs with Easy Tomato Sauce

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This recipe comes from my book Everyday Paleo Around the World Italian Cuisine.  With December in full swing, easy recipes that nourish your family on cold winter evenings are an absolute must and this recipe fits the bill. My family loves this recipe and I hope yours does too! Remember when you are holiday shopping […]

Everyday Paleo Around the World Italian Cuisine Releases Tomorrow and a Sneak Peak Recipe!!

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When we woke up this morning John said to me, “Holy Cow, it’s Monday!” Yes, it’s Monday, which means tomorrow is Tuesday, which means tomorrow you can have the Italian Cuisine book in your hands and that’s exciting, scary, nerve wracking, and crazy!  It’s crazy that time has once again played it’s little dirty trick of […]

Cooking with Chef Virginio at Osteria Da Gustin

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Unbelievable beauty and complete serenity.  There is really no other way to describe the little Osteria tucked away in the Marche hills of Urbino. John and I literally had to pinch ourselves when we stepped out of the car, and as we looked around I was quite certain that I could simply live here, disappear here, and […]

A Video Tour of Truffle Hunting in the Marche!

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The night before our truffle hunt, our little family had joked about the “hunting” aspect. Are truffles sneaky and fast? Might they get away if you aren’t quick enough with your attack?  The next day we all giggled as we imagined rebellious and elusive truffles while our car wound through a maze of green misty […]

Video Recap of Bologna Cooking School

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Here’s a quick video recap of my experience at Bologna Cooking School with Big Carlo!  I owe a huge amount of gratitude to Carlo, Luciana, and Gabriela for welcoming us and accommodating our requests for a personalized gluten free cooking lesson as well as Carlo’s permission to use and tweak his recipes to make them paleo. We […]

Bologna Cooking School!!

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As you know from my last post, my family and I are traveling through Italy and we are currently staying in beautiful Bologna! The land of pasta, Bolognese sauce, beautiful towers, architecture, outdoor markets; and of course, Big Carlo – owner and operator of the Bologna Cooking School.  On the morning of October 18th, I stepped […]