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Gingerbread: A Sicilian-Canadian Tradition
Culture, Food, Traditions

Gingerbread: A Sicilian-Canadian Tradition

In December 2015 I sent out a celebratory email about the gingerbread houses I’d made with my nieces and cousins: Subject: Gingerbread House-a-Palooza! Message: What does it take to make three gingerbread houses? 21 cups flour 2 1/4 cups butter 7 eggs + 16 egg whites 5 1/4 cups brown sugar 16 cups icing sugar 3 1/2 cups molasses 20 (T-W-E-N-T-Y) bags of candy miniature Christmas Village trees, Santas, snowmen, reindeer, Victorian carollers a few sleepless nights 3 whole chickens (The junior LoDicos have healthy appetites!) The photos featured Hansel…

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Life, Possibilities, and the Kalahari’s Many Secrets in The Afrikaner by Arianna Dagnino

Life, Possibilities, and the Kalahari’s Many Secrets in The Afrikaner by Arianna Dagnino

Arianna Dagnino was born in Genova, Italy. After Moscow, London, and Boston, she worked in South Africa as a foreign…

Monica Meneghetti on Upending Conventions and Her Recent Memoir, What the Mouth Wants

Monica Meneghetti on Upending Conventions and Her Recent Memoir, What the Mouth Wants

In her recent memoir, Monica Meneghetti challenges assumptions about relationships between people – some of the things that bring us…

2019 Accenti Contests – Winners Announced

2019 Accenti Contests – Winners Announced

Toronto, May 4, 2019 – The winners of the 2019 Accenti Writing and Photo contests were announced at the Accenti…

Sunday in Woodbridge

Sunday in Woodbridge

I have just returned from Woodbridge, where my mother and father live "behind the Wall." They were all dressed up…

Of Churches, Frescos and Historic Sites

Of Churches, Frescos and Historic Sites

Last November 30, Canadian Heritage Minister Sheila Copps, in a simple but meaningful ceremony, designated Madonna della Difesa Church, in…

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