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sicily america

Thanksgiving Secrets and Surprises: Sicily and America

Sicilian Thanksgiving, of course, is a contradiction in terms. As you learned in grade school, the feast at Thanksgiving commemorated the good harvest the settlers supposedly had, but what are the REAL facts? American Thanksgiving How much is really factual about what we have learned. We have exactly one eye-witness […]

kitchen gadgets

9 Key Gadgets Every Sicilian Kitchen Needs

Ciao, Mia Amici (hello, my friends) Today we are examining gadgets used in typical Italian households. According to Miriam Webster’s Dictionary, a gadget is “an often small mechanical or electronic device with a practical use but often thought of as a novelty.” In my opinion, gadgets are fun. What can […]