Italian Harvest Table

Italian Harvest Table   We are moving away from fall and “falling” straight into winter here in northeast Pennsylvania. In my hometown…they predicted 2-4 inches and we got a foot of snow instead.  Many people were so happy to arrive home in their cozy homes and reminded of how lucky we are to have shelter andContinue reading Italian Harvest Table

Pork Loin Wrapped in Prosciutto with Sage Sausage Stuffing & Parsley Potatoes

So…I’m going to skip around a bit as to the timeline of our culinary boot camp at The Culinary Institute of America in California.  Let’s fast forward to my last day.  After a crazy previous four days of learning, rushing, saying “BEHIND” and “CORNER” announcing every move we made…so not to bash into any hotContinue reading Pork Loin Wrapped in Prosciutto with Sage Sausage Stuffing & Parsley Potatoes

The Culinary Institute of America – Farm to Table Bootcamp/Northern California

I had the pleasure of traveling to NAPA Valley and spent the week at The Culinary Institute of America at a bootcamp to learn everything I need to know about farm to table cooking in northern California.  I traveled to wineries, through unfamiliar cities, saw the sites, toured farms and learned their practices…went through theirContinue reading The Culinary Institute of America – Farm to Table Bootcamp/Northern California