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November 10

Posted in diary, Food blogs and sites, Life, photography with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 15, 2009 by erichason

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Brown rice

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Turkey

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Dinner with college friends

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Calamari

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Licht forcing shrimp on me so he can be in the blog

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The boys

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Kenny, Joe, lamb shank

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Steve and port

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Kenny with beer

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September 14

Posted in diary, Life, photography with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 15, 2009 by erichason

Took Sam to see Ok Go, one of his favorite bands at the Bell House on a school night.
Am I a cool dad or what?
Sam and his friends were  at the stage singing along.
Great venue.  Not J Geils 1976… but still a good show! (a lot of Grecian Formula going on in that Letterman clip).

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Zucchini soup, bread, polenta, tortilla, and pinot noir.

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August 31

Posted in diary, Life, photography with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 2, 2009 by erichason

Today marks the 66% completion point.  Eight months down, four to go.

Enough talk, lets go to Venice!

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Sam could not resist licorice.  I am surprised he gave me a taste.

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We had an adventure asking locals for a non-touristic restaurant to eat.
We could not follow directions of the gentleman who ran the wine shop.
I think he was drinking profits.  However a local undertaker steered us to an amazing
family run place.  Pasta putenesca, bacaloa, and sardines with polenta… not to mention
wonderful conversation!

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Gelato in the train station, a taste of a coffee ice drink on the train.

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Maria’s birthday party… another amazing family meal!!!

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Maria turned 11.  She made the tiramisu herself.  Now I know
why the Riggio’s are such incredible cooks!

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August 29

Posted in diary, Life, photography with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 2, 2009 by erichason

I now realize that my lack of sleep is not caused by jet lag but by the super-caffeinated Italian expresso.

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On our way up to the Alps we stopped for lunch in Trento.  There is a
heavy Austrian influence in the city and I am the beneficiary by way of pig, wheat beer,
and cooler temperatures.  Still, that is polenta on top of the sauerkraut.

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More caffeine.

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A large family dinner at the house in Vigo di Fassa.  Beautiful people in a beautiful setting.

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Prosecco

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Nonna’s Beef goulash and polenta… you have no idea how good this is.

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I will never eat Boar’s Head Genoa salami again.

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What is a meal without the chick pea course?

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Cake, Papoo’s homemade grappa, and the limited production dessert wine that makes you cry.

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More caffeinne

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August 23

Posted in diary, Life, photography with tags , , , , , , , , , on August 26, 2009 by erichason

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Steve and Eva’s wedding at Chateau Briand

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Cocktail hour

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Salad with Jeff and Andy

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Sorbet and Bud… how Continental

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Chateau Briand and shrimp scampi… what is that log in the upper left corner of the plate?

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Salad at home

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August 9

Posted in diary, Food blogs and sites, Life, photography with tags , , , , , , , , on August 12, 2009 by erichason

Breakfast at Slide Mountain.  Dropping Sam back off at camp.

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Pizza in Phoenicia

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Pistachios on the Major Deegan

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Salad

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Orzo

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ice cream

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July 19

Posted in diary, Food blogs and sites, Life, photography with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 22, 2009 by erichason

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Drinking wine and burning meat!   Erlenmeyer flask makes a great decanter.

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Moved inside to avoid bugs.

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Key Lime pie.

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