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At the beginning of February, I was feeling stressed and harried - so much to do in the next months and so many deadlines to meet. The weather was unseasonably warm and sunny and it felt like summer had arrived, skipping completely over spring. I wrote about my longing for a longer winter, and desire for more time to be quiet, slow, and do behind-the-scenes prep for all the big things that were coming our way in 2020. If the adage, “Careful What You Wish For” could be any more true than now, I don’t know when.
Sometimes mistakes in life take years to undo, or cost a fortune, or end up breaking your heart or body. Most of the time, those mistakes can be learned from, and though dearly earned, that wisdom serves well. Farming mistakes can break your heart, body and bank account too, but at least you get a chance to try whatever it was again not too long...
Pasta chi Vrocculi Arriminati is a popular Sicilian pasta dish that is easier to make than it is to pronounce. This recipe from The New York Times Style Magazine calls for cauliflower, saffron, pine nuts, raisins and a crispy bread crumb finish.
This quick salmon recipe from the New York Times combines Japanese and Iranian ingredients and is the perfect easy summer meal.
"In the Abruzzo region of Italy, harvesting the lucrative spice is a centuries-old tradition, infused with a deep-seated passion for the land and its history," –Susan Wright