Articles by Susan diRende

Rice Torta Recipe from Tavola di Valmozzola Rustic Northern Italian Cooking

Rice Torta Recipe from Tavola di Valmozzola Rustic Northern Italian Cooking Northern Italian cooking uses a lot of rice. Most people know about risotto, but very few have tasted the wonders of the rice torta. Think of risotto in a crust that you can eat as a snack, side dish, or even as a main course like a quiche

Candied Peel Recipe from Tavola di Valmozzola Rustic Northern Italian Cooking

Candied Peel Recipe from Tavola di Valmozzola Rustic Northern Italian Cooking Candied orange and lemon rind figure in many Italian recipes, from the well-known Christmas bread called "pannetone" to the less-known scrumptious "spungata" torta. It is also a favorite candy all by itself or coated with chocolate

Biscotti Recipe from Tavola di Valmozzola Rustic Northern Italian Cooking

Biscotti Recipe from Tavola di Valmozzola Rustic Northern Italian Cooking "Biscotti" is as general as the English word "cookie" and can refer to a wide variety of "twice-cooked" confections. These biscotti come from my grandmother's northern Italian village near Parma, the food center of Italy

Potato Torta Recipe from Tavola di Valmozzola Rustic Northern Italian Cooking

Potato Torta Recipe from Tavola di Valmozzola Rustic Northern Italian Cooking The potato torta is one of the most popular and delicious rustic dishes from northern Italy. Rich with butter and Parmesan cheese in a flaky crust, the potato torta is the perfect side dish or snack

BlizzCon 2013: A Real Life Experience for Online Gamers

BlizzCon 2013: A Real Life Experience for Online Gamers It’s easy to understand why the Blizzard Entertainment convention, BlizzCon, sells out as quickly as any hot concert ticket or Broadway show and why those who cannot go in person are willing to pay for a virtual pass

Lincoln's Impressive MKX Crossover SUV and MKZ Luxury Hybrid Show Off Their Stuff in LA

Lincoln's Impressive MKX Crossover SUV and MKZ Luxury Hybrid Show Off Their Stuff in LA Lincoln proudly showed off their completely revamped Luxury Lincoln MKX and MKZ Hybrid to a much-impressed group of journalists at the London Hotel this week. These two vehicles are part of a 7-car lineup that Lincoln plans to roll out over the next four years with the aim of dominating

Estérel Restaurant Los Angeles Review - Something Wonderful for Everyone in Your Party

Estérel Restaurant Los Angeles Review - Something Wonderful for Everyone in Your Party Estérel, the new restaurant at the Sofitel Los Angeles, hits the fine-dining “Goldilocks sweet spot” of just right, with dishes neither too elaborate nor too conventional

Utah and Disney Event: Tourism on the Trail of the Lone Ranger This Summer

Utah and Disney Event: Tourism on the Trail of the Lone Ranger This Summer Disney and Utah Tourism threw a bash for travel writers at the Sofitel Los Angeles aimed at promoting both the film, The Lone Ranger and the Mighty 5, five iconic national parks in Utah that provided the spectacular backdrop for the film

Eagle Point Ski Resort Review - A Great Deal for Great Skiing in Utah

Eagle Point Ski Resort Review - A Great Deal for Great Skiing in Utah Eagle Point Resort in Beaver, Utah, a perfect place to ski with friends and family,California residents ski for free all season in 2012-13

Girlfriend Getaway Vacation Review - Utah Rocks and Rafts!

Girlfriend Getaway Vacation Review - Utah Rocks and Rafts! If you want to vacation with friends and you want outdoor fun then you want to go to Utah. It is as if everything is built from the ground up with the idea that the best times are had in the company of others

The Broad Humor Film Festival Broadsides Screenplay Lab - Female Comedy Screenwriters Get to Hear Their Work Read

The Broad Humor Film Festival Broadsides Screenplay Lab - Female Comedy Screenwriters Get to Hear Their Work Read The Broad Humor Film Festival is not only the sole film fest to focus exclusively on women making comedies, it is also a rare festival in how much value it gives the screenwriters who submit to it

Clybourne Park at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles Review - Antic Nihilism

Clybourne Park at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles Review - Antic Nihilism The Mark Taper Forum kicks off 2012 with a sparkling production of the Pulitzer Prize winning play, Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris featuring the original New York cast reunited for the Los Angeles premiere

BlizzCon 2011 in Anaheim WoWs Its Fans

BlizzCon 2011 in Anaheim WoWs Its Fans BlizzCon, an annual fan convention put on by Blizzard Entertainment for players of their World of Warcraft games, took over the Convention Center in Anaheim for the weekend of October 21-22, 2011

Broad Humor Film Festival Standup Soiree - All-Female Lineup Rocks in Venice Beach

Broad Humor Film Festival Standup Soiree - All-Female Lineup Rocks in Venice Beach The Broad Humor Film Festival celebrated its 6th season by opening the festivities with a live show of female comics that had the audience roaring with laughter

126 Mansion Guest House in Seoul Review - A Bed and Breakfast for a Great Korean Experience

126 Mansion Guest House in Seoul Review - A Bed and Breakfast for a Great Korean Experience If you want to enjoy the Korean style of travel and life, then you will love the 126 Mansion Guest House in Seoul

Eat Real Festival a Hit in Culver City

Eat Real Festival a Hit in Culver City The Eat Real Festival, founded in 2008 in the San Francisco area to showcase sustainable and artisanal foods, brought its fun for the palate to LA on July 16-17 and drew huge crowds to the pedestrian only area of Culver City

Blest Plastic to Oil System Demonstration

Blest Plastic to Oil System Demonstration The Electric Lodge hosted a fascinating demonstration of the Blest Plastic to Oil System for a group of environmental activists and concerned citizens. This revolutionary system addresses the enormous problem of plastic trash

Blest Plastic to Oil System Demonstration

Blest Plastic to Oil System Demonstration The Electric Lodge hosted a fascinating demonstration of the Blest Plastic to Oil System for a group of environmental activists and concerned citizens. This revolutionary system addresses the enormous problem of plastic trash

Michelin Guide Launches First Los Angeles Edition

Michelin Guide Launches First Los Angeles Edition The Michelin Guide has launched its long-awaited Los Angeles edition, giving foodies an introduction to the best fare in the city

Saddle Peak Lodge Restaurant Review - A Fabulous Feast

Saddle Peak Lodge Restaurant Review - A Fabulous Feast The Saddle Peak Lodge accomplishes such a marvelous fusion of the rustic and the sophisticated both for the palate and for the imagination that eating there is like stepping into a storybook

6th Annual West Hollywood Women's Leadership Conference - Review

6th Annual West Hollywood Women's Leadership Conference - Review The 6th Annual West Hollywood Women’s Leadership Conference on April 8-9, 2011 was one of the best events to propel businesswomen forward of any I have attended

Dermalogica MicroZone Treatments Review

Dermalogica MicroZone Treatments Review The MicroZone Treatments at Dermalogica are a new concept in facial skin care. Inspired by the popularity of 10- or 15-minute massages, MicroZone Treatments target a facial area

Le Palais des Thes - The Tea Palace of Beverly Hills

Le Palais des Thes - The Tea Palace of Beverly Hills Le Palais des Thes in Beverly Hills is a temple to the passion for tea

The Francis Marion Hotel Review - Charleston Historic Charm

The Francis Marion Hotel Review - Charleston Historic Charm The Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina, provides travelers with old world charm inside while just outside the Upper King Street Design District offers shops and restaurants catering to the most contemporary of tastes

参观洛杉矶盖蒂博物馆 (Visiting the Getty Center Museum)

参观洛杉矶盖蒂博物馆 (Visiting the Getty Center Museum) 洛杉矶盖蒂博物馆(Getty Center Museum)位于美国加利福尼亚州圣塔莫尼(Santa Monica)山区。因为它的独特的地理位置,使它成为鸟瞰洛杉矶全景的最佳位置之一

Westin Maui Resort and Spa - Review

Westin Maui Resort and Spa - Review The phrase "tropical paradise" conjures in all of us dreams of idyllic days on gleaming sands and torch-lit nights full of good food and good company. All of those dreams are reality on the Hawaiian island of Maui at the Westin Maui Resort & Spa.

You on YouTube: Making a Living as a Partner Starts With Passion

You on YouTube: Making a Living as a Partner Starts With Passion YouTube. The site means so many different things to different people. Some love it. Some think it’s a garbage dump. But unless you are a Luddite who has kept your typewriter and only send mail that takes a stamp, you watch it

2010 VidCon Los Angeles

2010 VidCon Los Angeles The first VidCon in Los Angeles was a fan event where audience members could meet their YouTube favorites in person. For the most part the crowd was under twenty-one

St. George Hotel Rome Review - A 5-Star Luxury Oasis in the Historic Center of Rome

St. George Hotel Rome Review - A 5-Star Luxury Oasis in the Historic Center of Rome The St. George Hotel in Rome, a sleek and stylish 5-star oasis, offers travelers who value privacy and quiet comfort a haven in the heart of the Eternal City. With a discrete entrance on the historic Via Giulia

Hilton Charles de Gaulle Airport Hotel Paris - Review

Hilton Charles de Gaulle Airport Hotel Paris - Review When you fly in an out of Paris, whether for business or pleasure, you should put the Hilton Charles De Gaulle Airport Hotel at the top of your 4-star list

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