• Italy,  Pizza

    Traveling Solo to Italy

    Traveling to Italy has always been my dream.  More like a misty dream, never quite clearly seeing through the fog to when it might come true.  A single mom, carefully budgeting my way through life and cleaning up after storms along…

  • Breads,  Christmas,  Dinner,  Panini / Sandwich,  Pizza

    Sicilian Pizza

    Sicilian pizza = family gatherings.  It would not be a family gathering without including the Sicilian pizza, especially through the holidays.  My mom would bake sheet after sheet pan of pizza to serve our hungry family, uncles, aunts and cousins.  Grabbing…

  • Christmas,  Pizza

    Napoletana Pizza Dough

    I love, love, love traditions, customs, rituals and beliefs!  December 8 is the celebration of the Immaculate Conception.  I recently learned that in Sicily it is customary to bake a sfinciuni, a type of pizza made with simple ingredients, flour,…