Contemplating Resolutions: #1 Drink More Water!

Every year this is on my resolution list. When I was pregnant with our first son, my doctor fussed at me during every visit for always being dehydrated, so I put a bright green drinking cup by the refrigerator so that every time I passed by I would remember to drink a glass. The benefits of staying well hydrated are too numerous to count, but here are a few biggies:...more

Warino Family "Viscots"

These cookies came to the U.S. with immigrants from the Puglia Region of Italy where my husband's grandmother grew up. Also known as "Taralli Baresi" the cookies are a cross between an anise/fennel-flavored a pretzel, and a bagel. They are to be enjoyed with a glass of wine, coffee or by itself!...more