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Few things in life inspire as much conversation as good, or bad, food. EDN is on a mission to eat, and report our way through the amazing array of restaurants, bistro’s, shops, diners, all things food that our local area offers. Good writers, honest reviews.

Growing up Italian: Black is the new … Pasta

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Why do I love squid ink so much? Whatever the reason, today I couldn’t wait to come home from work and relax making some homemade pasta for dinner; a sexy looking one too!

Pinot Gris Pairing with Rosa Mariotti!

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The 2013 Willamette Valley Pinot Gris by Territorial Vineyards is a phenomenal example of what Oregon Pinot Gris can be. Pair this wine with a delicious recipe from Rosa Mariotti! Cheers!

Growing up Italian: More than a pie, It’s a Spaghetti Pie!

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Wine and Food compliment each other, enhance each other. Sometimes they are opposite in taste (spicy / sweet) and that is ok, too. Like marriages or friendships, is often a fine balance that makes them work. I recently started attending a wine pairing class, and met Sarah Tunnell. Yes! The Frugal Wine Gal from EDN […]

Oregon Adventuring: Brandborg

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Brandborg produces high quality wines in the new Elkton AVA, Check them out for an amazing selection of wines from crisp whites to big red varietals. Cheers!

Growing Up Italian: The Travel Bug

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Italians abroad are everywhere, seems like. Loud, stylish, insubordinate, rule-breakers-tourists.
Then, there are the travelers. Respectful, conscientious,curious and educated. I like to think I always belonged to the second category…

Growing up Italian: The real Italian job

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There is a lagoon famous all over the world that attracts millions of tourists every year. There is a city built on sand that inspired movies, books and intriguing love affairs. There is a port that made history worldwide. There are buildings that endured centuries, wars and domination. There is a unique culinary experience that accompanies it all.

Growing up Italian: It’s all Greek to me, today :)

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When one lives in Italy, the neighboring countries are just that. Places that seem so far away from Oregon, were just “around the corner” from me, while growing up. Many European capitals are reachable in less than 3 hours, with a quick flight from Rome.

A Very Merry Gnocchi Party!

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On the last day of the year, I leave you with both a recipe and video for gnocchi and party making, in the hopes that you will be encouraged to spend time with those you care about, by sharing some food with them. From our group of food lovers to yours, Happy New Year!

Growing Up Italian: I left my heart in Senigallia.

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Home is where your heart is” or sometimes home is not where you are physically, but a place you carry IN your heart despite the distance. Just the thought of it, makes you smile and feel happy….or homesick, in my case. A big piece of my heart belongs to Cesano, Senigallia.

Growing up Italian: Southern comfort (food)

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The holiday season is here. With that, fond memories of the many great times spent in Italy with my family. Decorating the tree: year after year, using the same ornaments and the same short, beaten-up artificial tree from which we couldn’t depart such we loved him so much.

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