Sophia and Luca
St. Joseph pasta-making day began with Franco and the gentlemen heading over to Gloucester Fraternity to make huge batches of pasta dough with the Fraternity’s new mixer machine. Thanks were given to the club’s Mario for making it possible. Back at the Groppo’s kitchen, Nina and Fina were making steamy hot vats of homemade ricotta on the stovetop to serve for breakfast to all the helpers. Friends and family arrived in waves throughout the day and all were there to lend a hand making pasta.
After all the St. Joseph Day pasta that was needed was made, an extra batch of pasta was made for we pasta-makers. Nina heated up her divinely delicious tomato sauce that she had canned over the summer, with tomatoes from her garden. We had a wonderful lunch feast and as I looked around the table at the many generations gathered, I thought of the memories being made that will be cherished by all, created from this very special community tradition of honoring Saint Joseph each year at the welcoming home of the Groppo Family.
Geri, Jaclyn, Nico, and Giada
Rosaria and NinaAl working hardKathy, Marissa, and Enza
Last batch, fini!
Since Saturday and Sunday was so cold and windy, it was difficult to go out to photographs some birds, so set up the tripod in the living room at the window and took some photos at the our feeders.
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Trash Will Not Be Collected Tuesday March 14, 2017
Due to the impending snow storm, trash collection for Tuesday, March 14, 2017 has been cancelled. We will be operating on a holiday schedule for the rest of the week and collection will be one day later.
If your trash day is Tuesday – please do not put your trash out until Wednesday morning.
Tuesday’s collection will be Wednesday
Wednesday’s collection will be Thursday
Thursday’s collection will be Friday
Friday’s collection will be Saturday
So this was unbelievably yummy. Every once in a while a grilled cheese sandwich sounds like the right thing to order. And this one did not disappoint.
Grilled cheese with arugula, roasted red peppers, and avocado from Half Baked Bakery in Beverly Farms. Come on.