italian food

Adventures in Eating: Mom’s Green Olive Appetizer

I bring you a flavor from my childhood days this month. Every summer, my mother and father managed to find someone with a green olive tree. Friends would gather, and a large burlap sack full of freshly picked green olives would find itself in our backyard. A hammer, rubber gloves, and a chop­ping board was… read more »

Sandra’s FAMOUS Crostini

Who doesn’t love a good olive oil & balsamic vinegar combo?! Two nights ago, Sandra made her famous Crostini. So I knew I had to write about it on our blog. Ok..I called it Bruschetta when it is Crostini…regardless, simple recipe that highlights good olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Take a look…and try not to get… read more »