Linguine with Lemon

Linguine with Lemon and Living Longer in Limone, Italy

I really don’t know where to start talking about Limone, a charming village tucked away on the western shore of Lake Garda. We could begin with the beautiful, relaxed setting framed by the mountains towering above… Or I could tell you about the luscious, tangy, smooth, simple Tagliatelle al Limone I thoroughly enjoyed at a restaurant on the lakefront. Which goes exceptionally well with Lake Garda Lemon Tart for dessert I might add.  (At the end of this post is the Pasta with Lemon recipe […]

Risotto with Shrimp and Scallops

Risotto with Shrimp, Scallops and Asparagus (Risotto con Gamberi, Capesante e Asparagi)

If you invite me to your house for dinner, I will eat anything you prepare. Really. If you’re going through the time and effort to prepare a meal, I will wholeheartedly enjoy every bite. Dietary restrictions, food allergies and food aversions are not a part of my life, which probably makes me one of the easiest dinner guests you could ever have (and I even help with the dishes). When my kids were little, I told them I don’t care […]

Piadina

Piadina {Guest Post by Liz Benedettini Larkin}

From Laney Would you like to know the first thing I tasted made by Liz Benedettini Larkin…with her dark hair, big smile and very Italian name? Scones! Yup, scones! You see, Liz is known around these parts as “The Scone Lady” because she bakes these amazing scones and sells them under the name of Mrs. Larkin’s Scones. Blueberry, Cinnful, Cranberry, Nuts and Seeds to name a few. Oh yeah, and she also bakes these incredible Chubby Hubby cookies, too. In addition […]

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