Monthly Archives: February 2013

My Grandmother Mary Gentile’s Tomato Sauce

I never knew my maternal birth grandmother Mary Gentile who, so I was told, pronounced the t-i-l-e at the end of her name like you’d pronounce ceramic tile instead of like you’d pronounce lily, which is how it would be … Continue reading

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Onion, Barley, & Cannellini Bean Soup

A couple of years ago, I received an orange Staub soup pot with an acorn handle as a gift from my partner.  I don’t remember if it was a present for a special occasion or just a gift because I was going … Continue reading

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Brisa’s Cheese Enchiladas with Homemade Red Chile

When Brisa was a little girl, her family didn’t eat meat on Friday’s during Lent.  During those five to six weeks of Lenten sacrifice, Brisa would ask her mother to make cheese enchiladas for their Friday night meal.  Her mother … Continue reading

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