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Betty Albert Chronicles

California-born Betty Albert is a freelance writer, journalist, blogger and author (“Lost in Italy and Loving it”, Amazon/Kindle). She was practically born in a restaurant, so holds dear the art and science of good eating, healthy living and those who make it so. Betty has a 20-year corporate history with AT&T, another 20 with professional photography, and a love affair with organic gardening fed by her certified naturopathic practice.

Betty has devoted her senior years to updating and sharing researched articles, interviews with interesting people and travel stories. Ever wonder where that giant eggplant came from? Or what a day in the life of a gondolier looks like? Or the 10 best travel tips in
XYZ city might be? Or a New Look at Knee Problems! You can find gastronomic, natural health or travel reads as easy picks in the Chronicles blog

Her website is www.greenchefpress.com and www.greenchefpress.wordpress.com and she can be reached at bettyalbert@earthlink.net.

Summer Zucchini Pizza

THAT UBIQUITOUS ZUCCHINI It’s the season, they are everywhere and can be used in sautés, cakes, muffins, ragouts, stews, soups and now……..PIZZA! INGREDIENTS Round pizza pan 1 large globe zucchini sm. disk of Brie or other melting cheese, thinly sliced 2T  fresh chopped herbs (thyme, basil, lemon balm, […]

CASANOVA VISITS San Francisco

Last Sunday I was immersed in an over-the-top exhibit at the Palace of Legion of Art in San Francisco.  Giacomo Casanova (Italian, 1725-98) was our guide, though pictures of him were only a likeness at best. Through the art of painters of the time, including Tiepolo, Longhi, Boucher, […]