Monthly Archives: May 2009

links for 2009-05-30

Dove la testa de Santa Caterina? This question, where is the head of Saint Catherine, was how I got my cousin and me to the dried-up head of St Catherine of Siena. Now someone has written a book about saint’s … Continue reading

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links for 2009-05-27

Milan Cathedral Plans Rooftop Concerts – ArtsBeat Blog – NYTimes.com Oh my STARS. My baby cousin Michael had to steer me along the rooftop, just for WALKING purposes. Imagine, being at a concert! (tags: Milan cathedral concerts)

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links for 2009-05-24

Cultured Traveler – On Picasso

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links for 2009-05-17

Filmtank – The Woman With The Five Elephants A friend in Switzerland recommended this film. To see sometime, somewhere. . . . (tags: films)

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Wild asparagus, which I had never seen before, is in the market. Beautiful and delicious!

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links for 2009-05-13

Recipe – Spicy Calamari With Tomato, Caperberries and Pine Nuts – NYTimes.com To try soon.

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links for 2009-05-12

Brownie Points ยป Recipe: the best candied orange slices in the world I have read zillions of recipes for candied citrus this and that, and have tried most of them, swearing every time I would never try such a labor-intensive, … Continue reading

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links for 2009-05-10

Bacon and Cheddar Toasts: 2000s Recipes + Menus : gourmet.com These sound pretty darned good. (tags: recipes toast bacon cheddar gourmet)

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links for 2009-05-08

not martha – Chicken Marbella An old favorite, sometimes prepared by me and by my friend Mary. Delicious. (tags: recipes SilverPalate chicken)

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links for 2009-05-07

French in a Flash: Asparagus Parmesan Pain Perdu with Homemade Tomato Jam Oh my, even though it is asparagus on toast, this sounds awfully good. (tags: recipes asparagus painperdu) Visions and Revisions: an article by William Zinsser about writing and … Continue reading

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