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Rigatoni Campagnolo

Rigatoni Campagnolo ~ This pasta is a family favorite, first tasted at a popular Italian chain restaurant. Every time we went there, my husband would order this pasta, so...

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Spaghetti With Sausage & Butternut Squash

I have been shopping in the winter squash section of our local grocery store this fall, trying all the new varieties they now offer and have enjoyed each and...

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Nocino

Nocino is something we make in June in Italy, although it can be made at anytime when you can find green, unripe walnuts. Traditionally, Italians recommend the walnuts be...

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Pumpkin Tiramisu

Although this dessert recipe would probably not be found in Italy, it was inspired by the traditional Italian tiramisu, and is very tasty and easy to assemble. What I...

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Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts

This easy recipe for brussels sprouts is one we often make, both on busy mid-week nights when we are in a rush to get dinner on the table, as...

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Lasagna Magro

This recipe is a meatless lasagna which is commonly found in southern Italy. Using creamy ricotta and other cheeses in place of the meat creates a lighter lasagna that...

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The Glorious Pasta of Italy

I collect cookbooks, and I have a lot of them. Most of my cookbooks are related to Italian cuisine, although I do include other topics from time to time....

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Good To The Grain

I was recently sent a copy of Good To The Grain by Kim Boyce and published by Stewart Tabori & Chang publishers to review and was quite excited to...

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Ham: An Obsession with the Hindquarter

I was sent this recently published cookbook byStewart, Tabori & Chang publishers to review and I must confess I was curious. I think I can honestly count on one...

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Every Night Italian

I have had this cookbook for a number of years in my Italian cookbook collection and every time I pull it off the shelf to browse through it I...