Salvatores Sandwich

Salvatore’s Sandwich

There are two things I remember clearly about Salvatore — his nose and his sandwiches. Let me explain. Every weekday at 11:30 a.m. Mrs. Lang (our second grade teacher) would walk two lines of children (boys on the left, girls on the right) away from the small pod of elementary school classrooms that surrounded an […]

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fresh cooked pasta

How to Make Pasta From Scratch

I promise you, once you feel the velvety softness of fresh pasta dough beneath your fingers you’ll never eat dried pasta again.  Forget fresh pasta’s superior deliciousness; there is something so rich and luxurious about the texture of the homemade dough.  The way it pushes back as you knead it, the way it is transformed into a voluptuous golden ball — […]

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