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Pizza With Zucchini Spirals, Pistachio Pesto, Cherry Tomatoes, & Tallegio Cheese

We are a pizza loving family, and usually make pizza from scratch at least once a week. We are very lucky to have a pizza oven in both our...

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Roasted Beet Pasta With Pistachio Pesto

I seem to be on a beet roll lately, as I can’t seem to get enough of them. I have prepared beets in some manner or other at least...

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Scallops With Garlicky Breadcrumbs

Each year during our six-month stay in Umbria we try and visit Venice for a long weekend. The seafood in Venice is wonderful and so fresh that when eaten...

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Fishing on Lago Trasimeno – A Photo Journal

During our last week in Umbria this past October, my son and grandson came to visit. We originally had asked my son to come help us harvest our olives...

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Roasted Mixed Beets With Pistachio Pesto & Blue Cheese Crumbles

I am terribly fond of roasted beets. In fact, I would eat them daily if beets weren’t so darn expensive. There is something about the roasting process that turns...

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Ricotta Gnocchi with Porcini Flavored Rabbit Ragu

My husband and I made the decision the beginning of August that we were going to focus on a predominantly plant based diet with an occasional seafood meal. At...

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Italian Inspired Thanksgiving Vegetable Sides

Planning our Thanksgiving feast is not something I take lightly, and there really are many factors to consider when creating a holiday menu. My family are traditionalists, and they...

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Pumpkin Applesauce Muffins

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Every few months or so I seem to crave a particular ingredient that I just cannot seem to get enough of. My current new...

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Homemade Date Paste – An All Natural Sweetener

If you follow Italian Food Forever, you might have noticed that I am working hard to eat healthier. One aspect of my healthier eating plan involves eating a more...

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Fall Farro Salad With Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Pumpkin, Cranberries & Walnuts

I am a huge fan of grain salads packed full of veggies, and I make them often, varying the ingredients depending on the season. There are so many healthy...