Category Archives: Italian food

Vinnie’s Pizzeria Serves Williamsburg Vegan Slices

I am sure there is somewhere in Manhattan where you can get a good slice of vegan pizza.  But my home neighborhood of Midtown is pretty bereft where that is concerned, so I decided to head to Brooklyn, where vegan … Continue reading

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My First Dairy Free Handmade Lasagna

When I made lasagna this past weekend (one dairy free dish for me, one nasty dairy dish for my wife Therese), it was not the first time I had ever made my own lasagna from scratch.  Back in the 1980s, … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Jonas Brings a Blizzard of Dairy Free Delights

What were you doing during last weekend’s blizzard, the so-called Winter Storm Jonas?  Binge-watching some favorite tv show?  Sleeping late and then lying around most of the day?  Checking in on tv and internet news to get the latest updates … Continue reading

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Casa Nonna

In our new neighborhood of Midtown West (North of Chelsea, Southern Hell’s Kitchen, whatever you want to call it), Casa Nonna has become a go-to restaurant for us. It didn’t hurt that the first night we walked in there was … Continue reading

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Mothers Day Weekend

I love my mother, and I treasure her.  She gave birth to and raised my 5 siblings and I, and was married to my father for 50-plus years until his passing in 2012.  And now that she lives with one … Continue reading

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Tofurky Cheese Pizza: Dairy Free Taste Test, Part One

The first pizza I sampled in my test of dairy free pizzas was the Tofurky Cheese Pizza.  As I mentioned previously, this was the pizza with which I have had the least amount of experience – I think I’ve only … Continue reading

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4 Dairy Free Pizzas: Previewing a Taste Test

This week I am putting into action an idea I’ve had for a long time: to taste the 4 dairy free pizzas that are (fairly) consistently available at Whole Foods Supermarket.  OK, pizzas are not the height of culinary experience; … Continue reading

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