Festa del Bosco in Montone

It may only be a weekend long Festa, but it starts on Monday when workmen come around and run electric lines from our house out onto the street. It’s part and parcel of the festa, as we live on one of the main streets, we are therefore expected to donate our electricity to the cause.  …

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HR 875: Food Safety Modernization Bill

If you are concerned that HR 875  could obliterate small farmers, here's your chance to sign a petition that wants to stop the bill in its current form: Leavemyfoodalone.org I took the time to actually read through the bill and I'm worried. Its clearly meant to regulate large industrial food processors but it doesn't make any…

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Divine Cheese

This is too good not to share. It's a post from The Old Foodie about being tyromancy, the ability to read your future in cheese. No, it's not exactly like looking at a ripe piece of brie and imagining how it will look on your love handles. It's about divining the future as the cheese…

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