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Whole Wheat Pumpkin Stuffed Mezzaluna Pasta – A Step by Step Tutorial

I have been cooking with fresh pumpkin frequently over the past few months, using it often in my baking or pasta dishes. Recently I began to crave a stuffed...

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Creamy Carrot Risotto

Risotto is comfort food to me and is a dish a crave when I am busy or feeling stressed. I find the process of making risotto the traditional way...

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10 Grain Sourdough Bread

Sourdough bread has a unique tangy aroma and flavor that is delicious, but to make sourdough bread you do require a sourdough starter. The starter that I have been...

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An Italian Christmas

I’ve just returned from almost two weeks away visiting family up north, and now that Thanksgiving is over my thoughts are on Christmas. Of all the holidays we celebrate...

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Quinoa Salad With Pears, Toasted Hazelnuts, & Cranberries

We enjoy a wide variety of salads year round and I prefer to use seasonal ingredients whenever I can. Since we are now embracing a predominantly plant based diet,...

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Puffed Pizza Bites

The holidays are quickly approaching, so it is a great time to begin to collect ideas for holiday entertaining. These easy pizza bites are always a hit when I...

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Dark Chocolate Panna Cotta

I first discovered the delights of creamy, light panna cotta when we lived in Milan for eight years. It is a traditional pudding dessert that is very popular in...

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Italian Gift Basket Giveaway from Mariano Foods – Retail Value $130!

Italian Food forever is pleased to announce that we have a new sponsor on the blog, Mariano Foods who are well known for their Italian specialty foods and gift...

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Pizza With Zucchini Spirals, Pistachio Pesto, Cherry Tomatoes, & Taleggio 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...