Category Archives: Rachel Steckler

Soul Food Recipe Exchange Vol. 2: Sweet Potato and Pecan Pie

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This post follows in the footsteps of my collaborative series with Enrica of Cervellifuori called Soul Food Recipe Exchange. It’s a way for me to pay homage and to share some of my favorite soul food recipes all the while … Continue reading

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Recipe from Ragusa: Pasta with Capuliato

For one of our wedding gifts, some friends of ours put together a picnic basket filled with all sorts of Italian goodies that were just waiting to be transformed into culinary delights. But one homemade item stood out from the … Continue reading

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Soul Food Recipe Exchange Vol. 1

Having grown up in a multi-cultural city like Miami, my “love affair” with soul food initiated at a young age. But it wouldn’t become solidified until I moved to Denton, Texas where I attend the University of North Texas to … Continue reading

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A Day Trip to Florence

The last time I was in Florence was almost two years ago. I went there, only for the day, to assist as a translator for my dear friend Yolanda who wanted to meet her Italian-side of the family for the … Continue reading

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Comfort Food Recipe Exchange

When I was contacted by Enrica of the blog Cervelli Fuori to contribute a recipe to their column, from the point of view of a foreigner living in Turin, I was immediately taken with the idea. Most Italians are not … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks…

I come from a family of immigrants.  My mother and her parents were Polish prisoners of war in Manila, the Philippines for 3 years during WWII. After the Americans rescued them, my Grandpa Jack decided that the USA would become … Continue reading

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