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Mother’s Day Memories

Today, in the United States it is Mother’s Day and though we don’t share the same date for this holiday in Italy, we do have such a day to celebrate our mothers. This day still makes me wax nostalgic and think of my mother, Adelia and my life in Italy. I was cheated of knowing her and caring for her as a grown man. She died at a very young age when I was only thirteen years old. Still, though I was young, my memories of her are profound and usually associated with food and love. It was she, Adelia, who gave me my love and passion for food and cooking.

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Her Copper Pot

We near closer to Mother's Day here in America and I have been thinking about my mother a lot.  I always do, but lately, perhaps because I have decided to do a book of her recipes, she has been more present in my mind.  What I am remembering today is her copper pot....