Domenica Marchetti's seventh cookbook was just released, "Preserving Italy: Recipes for Canning, Curing, Infusing, and Bottling Italian Flavors and Traditions." (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.) The book is a tribute to the many wonderful ways Italians put up food, with recipes for foods preserved in oil and vinegar, jams and marmalades, and a range of condiments and sauces, plus simple salumi, fresh cheeses and homemade liqueurs.
Jane Olmsted won Best in Show in the Gardeners of the Junior Leagues of Washington's Biennial Flower Show. Jane's winning arrangement was for a floral centerpiece on a dinner table for two.
Katherine Tallmadge was featured on NBC Nightly News May 11 and The Today Show May 12 discussing the FDA's proposed definition changes of what is "healthy food."http://www.today.com/video/redefining-healthy-fda-making-changes-to-food-labels-684342851577;