in Wine Reviews


Capping off what seems like an interminable winter was my self proclaimed, if unofficial “birthday weekend”.   Several wines were consumed with varying dishes from lamb osso bucco, to NY strips to a 7 course tasting menu and over the next few…

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in Recipes, Soup

Classic Ribollita

There are several classic dishes that evoke the heart of Tuscan cuisine, but when winter arrives in earnest, any discussion about soup begins and ends with Ribollita.    Ribollita literally means “re-boiled” and is thought to have originated in medieval…

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