I'm a writer and photographer.

I am an Italian native living in Northern California. I write memoir and food stories, cook a lot and photograph the world around me.

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Good Things Come Small-Packaged

Farmer's favorite grilled lettuce

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Sculling

Magic on the water

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A Hearty Belgian Mash

From community garden to table

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Poulet Yassa

A savory taste of West Africa

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Seedy in a Good Way

My husband learns to bake.

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Winter Fare

Dark leafy greens two ways.

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Beautiful Beans

Some plants have a lot going for them.

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Farmers' Favorites

When in doubt, ask the farmer.

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The Many Lives of Strawberries

Sweet and savory and even in frittata

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Peas Time

Where do black-eyed peas go after being at the center of the New Year's table?

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Team Oxen

Draft animal power

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Music of the (Edible) Spheres

Aebleskiver are the new pancakes

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Dip into Muhammara

I like to make world peace happen on my table.

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Sweetening Wintertime

It happens every year. Summer is over and I am despondent...

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A September to Remember

September is Local Food Month, when we officially revel in the foods produced in our county and the people who grow and make them.