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Ding ding ding…we have our winners!!

Photo credit: gigaweb I’d like to thank all of you for entering my giveaway and for all the well wishes on my blogiversary. It was a great year and I hope to have many more. So without further ado: Winner of Beyond the Pasta is #30- Rochael! Winner of the California Olive Ranch Olive oil is … Continue reading

Good Food = Memories

I’m amazed at the amount of  memories a food or smell can bring to the forefront of my mind. Take these figs.  Photo credit: Nutsonline.com They are a simple, sweet-tasting  fruit, but over this past weekend I bought a bag of dried figs because I haven’t had any luck buying fresh figs. I’ve been wanting to try a fresh … Continue reading


Postcards from the dinner table! Karen Resta is fabulous blogger that I have just met online. Her blog is full of fun vintage postcards and more. I have not had enough time to really look around her blog, but I will be doing that today, in between my other domestic duties. She had a book … Continue reading

Gadgets for my kitchen

Tomorrow I am going to head out for a little shopping. I hope to purchase one of the following tools for my kitchen. Pasta wheel-good for cutting noodles, sealing ravioli and decorative edges on pastries. A pastry scraper or board knife-this would help in cutting dough and cleaning up my work surface.