I love this phrase. I want to say it all the time even though it sounds so silly. My dad, who’s from New York, instilled in me to never say “y’all” ever. Never ever. I still don’t say that word, but this phrase is the perfect mix of my Texas roots, my Italian heritage, and … More Ciao, Y’all!
Patrick and I took a four day trip to Germany over Thanksgiving. It was our first trip since we moved to Italy, and it was a perfect first trip! We had friends show us around- where to eat, where to go, and what to see. They knew it all and we are so glad our … More 8 Things To Do in Germany
This recipe was delicious and super easy! Patrick and I both loved it, and I’ll be adding it to our dinner rotation. Along with the chicken, I cooked regular white rice. This is a crockpot recipe, btw! Honey chicken recipe: 1 pineapple 1 lb chicken tenders 3 Tbsp olive oil 1 cup honey 1/2 cup … More Honey Chicken Pineapple Boats
Today I had the privilege of dropping off donations of clothes for these children. Two Italian women, a mother and daughter, pick up roughly 30 children each morning to bring them to a building where they watch them during the day. (The building is donated to them as well as food and clothing items.) The … More Light in the Dark
The Underground city, “Napoli Sotterranea”: Before the Italians inhabited here, the Greeks forced slaves to use wooden wedges and hammers to dig out the tunnels. Wells are how the slaves would get down into the tunnels to dig out the rest. During WWII, most of the wells were cemented up due to the bombings, but being … More Naples Underground Tour
The amphitheater of Capua is located about 20 minutes from Naples. It is claimed to be built around 800 BC. It’s the second largest amphitheater in the world, Rome holds the first, and was truly a sight to see! The best feature was that almost every part was accessible and open for viewing. We were able … More Amphitheater of Capua
On the menu: Bruschette with tomatoes Speck ham with rucuola and shavings of parmsean cheese Grilled eggplant and zucchini Homemade tomato sauce made with fresh tomatoes with braciole (stuffed rolled meat) Sauce for rigatoni pasta Fried peppers with garlic, olives, and capers Roasted potatoes Lemon cake with sliced fresh pineapple Bruschetta… So yummy! Speck Ham Grilled … More Cooking with Vera