Meet The Family

Italian Spices

get a taste of the recipes

Gina's Ministrone Soup

3-4 quarts broth from a boiled brisket as below
3-4 lbs cooked corned beef
3 TBS. peppercorns
2TBS. dill seeds
1 large carrot chopped followed by 12 chopped carrots
1 large onion quartered followed by 4 medium onions
2 stalks celery with leaves, chopped
Dash garlic powder
1 medium head cabbage
6 potatoes cut into cubes

Sadie's Apple Pie

6 medium sized apples peeled, cored and sliced small
Dash lemon juice
2TBS. flour
1.5 TBS. cinnamon
Dash nutmeg
1 tsp. caraway seeds (optional)
1TBS. heavy cream
Buy The Book

Bruschi's Potato Gnocchi

3 pounds mashed potatoes
1 cup of flour
Dash of salt
1 egg
2 TBS. melted butter
1/4 + grated Parmesan cheese

Cynthia Herbert Adams, PH.D.

Dr. Adams is a Professor Emerita from the University of Connecticut and was a licensed psychologist for over 30 years. After retirement from UCONN she served as a Care Manager for Natchaug Hospital and as Associate Director of Perception Programs, Inc., a non-profit social service agency.

While at the University of Connecticut Dr. Adams was a full professor in the School of Allied Health and the Associate Vice Provost of Multicultural Affairs. She also served as Associate Dean of Allied Health for 8 years. Before writing Italian Spices: A Memoir she wrote three academic books and numerous journal articles. Her research and writing focused on eating disorders, eating disorders and diabetes and women's health issues. Her twice yearly women's health conferences and the series she developed on diabetes education were a part of outreach work for the University of Connecticut.

Italian Spices: A Memoir is her first book for general audiences.

Book Reviews

What People Are Saying

Upcoming Events

Click an Event for more details