Category Archives: Italian food

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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Kennedy Space Center, Amura Sushi: 3 days in Orlando

What an enjoyable time I had in Orlando two weeks ago!  I’ve already told you about Tuesday of that week, when Therese and I met my friend Bob and his lovely wife Michelle for great food and culture in Winter … Continue reading

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Dusk Bar at Ritz Carlton Naples: center of enjoyable dairy free day

Last weekend Therese and I visited her mom Eileen in Naples, Florida to help with some home improvements.  As a reward for our hard work, Eileen took us to a first-rate musical performance followed by appetizers at Dusk Bar and … Continue reading

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Underground Pizza makes our pie half dairy free, half not

While exploring Manhattan’s Financial District in April and trying to decide whether we wanted to live there, we saw Underground Pizza, just a short two-block walk from where we would eventually put up stakes.  And Therese was not long in … Continue reading

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Torrone, Chocolate vs. Classic: Eataly’s Calling All Critics Battle #2

A few days ago, I got an email from Eataly, Mario Batali‘s temple to everything culinary and Italian, inviting me to participate in a taste-test.  With the intriguing title of “Calling All Critics Battle No. 2,” it explained that I … Continue reading

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