Firenze Files: Cibo a Casa

In between longer journals, essays, and reflections, I thought I’d share pictures of food I’ve eaten, purchased, and made.  This particular post is about food I’ve enjoyed at the apartment thusfar, and “cibo a casa” means “food at home.”  I think taking pictures is the easiest way to represent food, so although I don’t have … Continue reading

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Foods from the Past: Spaghetti Squash

I take pictures of almost all of my meals, and lately, I’ve been realizing how many pictures from the past that I have stuck in a folder on my computer, waiting to be featured on this blog.  So I’m going to make an effort to go back through and post old meals and recipes so … Continue reading

Paleo Plate at Black Market Moto Saloon

One of my favorite lunch joints in Charlottesville recently updated their menu to include specific, Paleo-friendly options!  I blogged recently about how the Black Market Moto Saloon will make their hamburgers without a bun and with a side salad, but they’ve recently added what they call their “Paleo Plate” to the menu.  It consists of … Continue reading

Restaurant Wish List and The Whiskey Jar

My family has just relocated to Charlottesville, and I’m enjoying my first summer here as a permanent resident.  I have a long and continually growing list of restaurants in town that I’m dying to try, and I’ve finally found a way to organize and keep track of those that I have been to and those … Continue reading

Mayonnaise Update – Chicken and Potato Salad

Just last week, I made a new batch of homemade mayo, using a combination of canola oil, coconut oil, bacon fat, and olive oil.  I also used Pinot Grigio wine vinegar in addition to lemon juice to cut a bit of the tartness, and I added a bunch of herbs.  Needless to say, it is … Continue reading