Beef and Mushroom Stew Hearty and comforting Beef and Mushroom Stew with vegetables, herbs, and wine is an easy stew recipe that tastes like it cooked for hours, but it only takes just over an hour to make. Tender chunks of beef and mushrooms in a rich gravy-like sauce makeRead More →

Blueberry Lavender Muffins At this time of year, we are usually living in our farmhouse in Umbria, Italy. Because of Covid and then our decision to move from Michigan back to Florida, we are staying in the US this spring and summer and will not return to Umbria until fall.Read More →

Sicilian Pasta Recipe Sicilian Pasta is the perfect pasta dish for summer with fresh eggplant, tomatoes, garlic, and seasonings. Quick, easy pasta recipe with plenty of cheese, too. It’s very simple, but like many recipes from Sicily, it’s absolutely delicious. During the summer we trade the heavy pasta dishes forRead More →