Sunday Chicken Soup Bone Broth Recipe

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Sunday is chicken soup day at my house.  We had a freakish May rain storm last night with gale force winds which brought much cooler weather than expected for the beaches in southern California.  Here’s an easy recipe for bone broth  Read more

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No Stir Saffron Risotto with Peas

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No stir risotto? Seriously? Yup and Judy Witts Francini has the secret.  Head on over to her new Dining with the Diva YouTube channel to learn her secret to this delicious saffron risotto with fresh asparagus. I substituted peas, because that’s what I had in the house, and that’s what cooking is all about. Super easy meal in just under 15 minutes.

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Little Italy in San Francisco

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Christmas Lights on Grant Street, Little Italy in San Francisco

I was born in San Francisco.  When I take one of those silly quizzes that ask you all sorts of odd questions about what you like to do, they always ends up telling me I should move back.  Maybe. Maybe some day. Read more

Michelangelo Plays with Light

Rays of light fill the dome inside  the Basilica Papale di San Pietro in Vaticano – St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican in Rome. It is the tallest dome in the world and was built with the explicit instruction that it was to rival Brunelleschi’s dome in Florence. Do you think he accomplished this?

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