Makini Howell: Your Go-To Vegan Guru

Click here to view my published article on Joonbug. Intimidated by the “V word”?  Want to make a change in your eating habits or treat your palate to something new?  Talented author of Gratifying Vegan Dishes from Seattle’s Plum Bistro, Makini Howell, truly makes the V word appealing to all.  Even if you’re not accustomed toContinue reading “Makini Howell: Your Go-To Vegan Guru”

S. Cristina Cookbook: Tortellini in Brodo

Click here to view this tasty recipe on the Santa Cristina site. This traditional Italian Christmas soup will warm up any kitchen this holiday season. Tortellini in brodo has been prepared for generations across Italia and America… and it’s a delicious favorite of celebrity chefs Rachael Ray and Mario Batali. In the city of Modena,Continue reading “S. Cristina Cookbook: Tortellini in Brodo”

S. Cristina Cookbook: Summer Chicken Salad with Yogurt Mint and Cucumber Dressing

In keeping with my extreme passion for savory delights, please enjoy my first introduction recently published by Santa Cristina Winery (note, the recipe itself is not my creation).  A light, chunky chicken salad that is simply scrumptious…complemented with a magnificent glass (or better yet, bottle) of Campogrande Orvieto Classico!  Buona cucina…happy cooking! Click here toContinue reading “S. Cristina Cookbook: Summer Chicken Salad with Yogurt Mint and Cucumber Dressing”

Santa Cristina Winery – Cortona, Italia

I am beyond excited to share my newest venture in Firenze with Santa Cristina Winery, located in Cortona, Italia.  I have been offered a position writing for the Santa Cristina Cookbook section of their website which features authentic and seasonal recipes particular to different regions of Italia, complemented with a fine bottle of Santa CristinaContinue reading “Santa Cristina Winery – Cortona, Italia”