Sicily East to West: A Road Trip Along Sicily’s Southern Coast

Sicily East to West: A Road Trip Along Sicily’s Southern Coast

From its Baroque cities and ever erupting volcano to its ancient Greek ruins and crystal clear waters, Sicily holds a beauty like no other.  Take a trip down memory lane with Matt and I along Sicily's southern coast.

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Traveling with Type 1: A T1D Packing List

Traveling with Type 1: A T1D Packing List

Traveling with type 1 diabetes is not always easy, but with a little extra planning and preparation, you can hopefully avoid most stressful diabetes-related drama on your vacation.

Moroccan Eggplant Zaalouk

Moroccan Eggplant Zaalouk

My Dear Readers, I have something very special for you.  I will share my top secret dinner party weapon, my go to dish to impress, my prize moroccan eggplant zaalouk recipe.   This is the dish, second only to maybe my risotto, that I get asked about most often.  It's unique, flavorful, and most important, [...]

Work Week Lunch: Zucchini Lasagna 

Work Week Lunch: Zucchini Lasagna 

I was on the phone the other day with Laura Till, future doctor, food safety advisor, and college roommate extraordinaire. She was hosting a dinner for her USC coop and was calling me for advice on vegetarian dishes to serve twenty people. I helped her run through her ideas for the evening and gave her [...]

A Little Sicily Feast

A Little Sicily Feast

If you know me or read my blog, you probably know that I am obsessed with Sicily, and consider myself a Sicilian at heart. When considering my Sunday plans, I jumped on the opportunity to attend the 21st annual Sicilian Festival in downtown San Diego's Little Italy.  I prepared myself for the inevitable feasting and [...]

All About the Berg (Bergamo, Lombardia)

All About the Berg (Bergamo, Lombardia)

So, it's been a while since I have written a travel post. That's because, since returning from Italy, I have remained mostly in San Diego. I am from San Diego, so being here doesn't feel like traveling, but rather like returning to a childhood memory. Recently, I've been pondering the meaning of home.  I have [...]