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(This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Italian Trade Commission / The Extraordinary Italian Taste.  All opinions are 100% mine.) I don’t spend as much time cooking as I used to. There is simply more work, longer to-do lists, less unstructured time to fill with leisurely activities. But I realized recently […]


Spring in Portland is something else. In California, it meant asparagus and strawberries and a few cherry blossoms. It meant longer days. It felt promising. But the shift was subtle, and it always left me wanting a little more. In the northwest, the transition to spring feels life-affirming. It offers a break from the relentless […]