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Clementines in Calabria

Christmas in Calabria: Home for the Holidays

Christmas in Calabria is magical and special, but perhaps not in the way you might think. It’s full of simple and pure joy revolving around family and food.

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cumpettu calabrese

Christmas in Calabria: Pignolata and Cumpettu

What could be sweeter or more delicious for a Calabrian Christmas than pignolata and cumpettu?

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GROW - Thanks for use of the image, Tim!

My One-Word Theme for 2013: GROW

The past two years, I’ve adopted a one-word theme to guide me throughout the next twelve months; I’ve always waited until after the new year to write about the choice here, but this year I can’t wait. I don’t like to wish away time, but I could not be more ready for 2012 to end and for 2013 to begin.

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Up by gothick_matt on Flickr

One-Word Theme for 2012: Up

The ultimate optimistic word, UP will guide me through this year’s challenges and opportunities. Plus it’s the Year of the Dragon, and I happen to be a dragon. Whee! What’s your one-word theme for 2012?

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Peace / Pace

Finding Love, Peace, and Joy During the Holidays

My Christmas wishes for you this season include finding love, peace, and joy — and much more.

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Michelle FabioMichelle Fabio is an American attorney-turned-freelance writer living in her family's ancestral village in Calabria, Italy and savoring simplicity one sip at a time. 

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Recipes

 

Homemade apple butter
Green beans, potatoes, and pancetta
Glazed Apple Oatmeal Cinnamon Muffins
Pasta with snails alla calabrese
Onion, Oregano, and Thyme Focaccia
Oatmeal Banana Craisin Muffins
Prosciutto wrapped watermelon with bel paese cheese
Fried eggs with red onion and cheese
Calabrian sausage and fava beans
Ricotta Pound Cake