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Mamma Parla’s back for a new post. Here is what she is sharing this week: Every Labor Day weekend, I make a trip to the West Windsor Community Farmers’ Market for the best organic peaches on (more…)

Today’s blog post comes from Parla Food’s obligatory biggest fan, Mamma Parla. She is an incredible cook, with tons of restaurant and catering experience behind her. Now she cooks mostly for friends and family–and does cooking demonstrations for the Slow Food Central (more…)

This week I participated in a collaborative blog called Twitpolpette devoted to “polpette”, edible balls. Allow me to clarify. Polpette can be meatballs, bread balls, balls made from flaked fish, sweet dough balls (more…)

Back in January I took Bonci’s pizza class at Tricolore. It did not go well. For a number of reasons, ranging from atmosphere to organization, the experience was stressful, ridiculous, and negative. You can read all the gory details (in Italian) here. Last week I took the class (more…)


Last week I made my first ever Thanksgiving meal. Thirteen hungry diners crammed into my living room for turkey, cranberry sauce, apple sauce, carrots, sweet potatoes, green beans and the best stuffing ever. (more…)