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What We’re Reading – Braciola, Tucci Family Cooking, Emilia-Romagna, Lazy Calabrians, Fast Food

What We’re Reading – Braciola, Tucci Family Cooking, Emilia-Romagna, Lazy Calabrians, Fast Food

Mike Colameco’s Real Food – Mike hosts one of the best food shows on TV (PBS) and we love his inside look at the restaurant scene in NYC (though admittedly we do little dining outside of our home kitchen); here Mike share’s his grandmother’s beef braciola recipe. Big Night, Big Feast – Stanley Tucci’s family hails from Calabria and they love to [...]

What We’re Reading – New Cookbooks, Tuna Massacre, Artist Cook, the Manhattan, Pasta Science

What We’re Reading – New Cookbooks, Tuna Massacre, Artist Cook, the Manhattan, Pasta Science

(photo: courtesy of the documentary: “La Mattanza – The Tuna Hunt in Sicily”  * See below for a description of the yearly event) Eater.com – Eater previews new, 2012, spring cookbooks and “food books.” The preview includes a blurb on The Southern Italian Farmer’s Table: Authentic Recipes and Local Lore from Tuscany to Sicily by Matthew Scialabba and Melissa Pellegrino.  We [...]

Top Italian Themed Food and Lifestyle Sites

Top Italian Themed Food and Lifestyle Sites

Updated: October, 2012 The following post is a long time in the making and is a non comprehensive and wholly unscientific list of some of the Top Italian Themed Food and Lifestyle Sites and blogs on the web (English language only), at least from our perspective. Living the Italian life comes so easily to dyed in the wool Italians but is difficult [...]

Best of Money Carnival #32

Best of Money Carnival #32

Hello Scordo.com readers and welcome to the first Best of Money Carnival for 2010!  I’m excited and honored to be hosting this week’s carnival (thanks to Free Money Finance). There was no shortage of quality content submitted (70 articles in total) from eliminating credit card debt and marital tips on dealing with money to how board games teach valuable life [...]

Best of Money Carnival and Free From Broke Guest Article

Best of Money Carnival and Free From Broke Guest Article

Good afternoon!  Let’s start with a bit of housekeeping:  Scordo.com’s “Guide to Renovating Your Kitchen: 11 Tips, Tricks, and Advice” was recently featured in this week’s Best of Money Carnival hosted  @ ManVsDebt. Free From Broke published a Scordo.com guest article entitled “9 Things Stress Can Prevent You From Accomplishing.”  Visit Free From Broke and leave a comment! UPDATE: Stretchydollar.com [...]

Scordo’s Link Round Up: How To, Tips, and Saving Money

Scordo’s Link Round Up: How To, Tips, and Saving Money

How to Build a Web Site From Scratch with No Experience  I took one (bad) computer science class in college, and I’m not a web developer. So in early 2008, when I decided I was finally going to build a web site I’d been fantasizing about for years, I was starting from scratch. via Life Hacker How To Loosen Stubborn [...]

Scordo’s Link Round Up: 20 Ways to Waste Money, Go Paperless, Saving Rates

Photo courtesy of gbatistini. How to Make Your Own Beer Even though the process is simple, there are some tips and tricks you can use to help you avoid mistakes and make a better beer. In today’s post I’m going to walk you through the process of starting your first extract beer from the initial boil to the final addition [...]

Scordo.com Selected for Blog Carnivals: The Penny Daily & MoneyNing

MoneyNing.com hosted Money Hacks Carnival #55 and included Scordo.com’s post, “Benefiting From the Recession.”   The Penny Daily hosted the Carnival of Everything Money #6 and included Scordo.com’s post, “Top Collosal Money Wasters: 11 Tips“ For other top, practical living blog, entries this week, see: >> CleverDude.com read my mind and wrote “7 Tips To Extend the Life Of Your Business [...]

Scordo’s Link Round Up: Savers Aren’t Bad, Best Deals, Lucky Buyers

Smart or Just Lucky: The Home Buying Roll of the Dice Excerpt: My point in sharing all of this is, we’re not all that different from someone that stretched to buy a house in the last few years, and then got burned by the tanking housing market, increasing unemployment, a catastrophic illness, or the stock market’s decline.  All the circumstances over [...]

Blog Carnivals at Free Money Finance and MySmallHomestead.com

Free Money Finance hosted a Carnival of Personal Finance this week and included Scordo.com’s article, “Starting Your Own Business: An Interview With a Practical Entrepreneur”  Cindy at Small Homestead hosted a Carnival of Homesteading and included Scordo.com’s article, “How To: Canning Tomatoes”  Both Carnivals have tons of other great content including: - How to Manage Job Burnout at Digerati Life  [...]