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While Cooking in Wisconsin, a High School Reunion! (Mar. 13, 2014)

Date: March 22, 2014 - categories: , - Leave your thoughts

Angie and her pate' team

Angie and her pate’ team

Cooking IS connecting and my U.S. Umbrian rural cuisine cooking classes have reunited me to past tour guests, friends from University-California Berkeley days, University of Santa Clara classmates, junior-year-abroad-in-Rome friends and even by high school friends!

Angie, mille grazie, for hosting the most enjoyable class in Oconomowoc (WI) and so very glad the ties remain. Now that my life is so inextricably linked to Italy, it’s fascinating to reflect on the Italian-Americans – like you! – I’d gone to school with who were heading home to meals similar to the ones I’ve learned to cook. And who were part of the Italian culture I have come to know and love. Angie, time to link up again – in Italy!

Salute to each of us!

Salute  to us all!

Mille grazie to each for joining in the good times. Thanks, too, to Wren for her photos.

A few comments from our guests:

“Thanks you so much for a wonderful evening of great food and lots of information on Italy!” John and LuAnn

Thank you so much for a wonderful night which reminded me of cooking with my Cuban mother and aunts as a girl.” Gloria

“A fun evening and delicious food – and love your stories!” Dee

Happy reunion with high school friends - and a brother

Happy reunion with high school friends – and a brother!

“Sei bravissima!” Anne

Loved your recipes! Jim and I will have a great dinner party with what we made!” Cynthia and Jim

“ So much fun..we loved rthe recipes” Bruce and Barb

“Great evening – we enjoyed the cooking and talking with you!” Mary Anne and Dean

“So nice for you to come to Oconomowoc and cook with us. It was a delicious meal” Angie

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