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Baked Pasta With Butternut Squash & Ricotta Cheese Pockets

I am a huge fan of baked pasta. I love taking a hot, bubbly, golden brown casserole of pasta straight from the oven, but my husband doesn’t agree. My...

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Limoncello Semifreddo

Desserts are not a regular part of our meals, but when we entertain, I feel like I need to finish off the meal with something sweet. Since many of...

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Lighter Kale Caesar Salad

Caesar salad is a dish offered in many Italian restaurants found in North America, but it may surprise some, that it is a salad you will never find in...

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Focaccia With Caramelized Onions, Pear, & Gorgonzola Cheese

I make focaccia just about every week, sometimes keeping it simple so I can use the flatbread for sandwiches while other times I like to play around with different...

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Meatball Minestrone Soup

It has been an unusually cool and rainy January here in Florida this year, and although I feel sorry for all the tourists visiting our area from up north...

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Sausage Stuffed Potato Gnocchi With Marcella’s Simple Tomato Sauce

One of my favorite events in Italy is Carnivale, the last celebration before Lent that begins on Ash Wednesday. Since Lent has traditionally been a period where Catholics deprive...

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Raspberry Orange Muffins

As a food blogger, I try my best to plan recipes for each holiday as they approach, and I often have a list of recipes to test and share...

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BLT Flatbread

We make pizza in our pizza oven every week, and after a lot of trial and error, I found pizza dough is best made fresh each week. When I...

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Roasted Cauliflower With Lemon Parsley Dressing

Vegetables play an important part in our weekly menus which have me on a constant search for tasty new recipes. One of my favorite ways to prepare vegetables such...

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Eggs In Purgatory With Spinach & Peppers

We have been making a concerted effort to eat a little lighter this year which includes incorporating more meatless meals into our weekly menu. This egg dish is one...