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Chicken Mushroom Marsala

Italian Food Forever is now almost thirteen years old and amazingly, this was one of the first recipes I ever posted to this blog. Despite the fact that I...

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Taggiasca Olive Focaccini

I usually make focaccia of some type at least once a week. I often make it for our farmhouse guests to snack on while they sit around the pool...

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Baked Breaded Cheesy Cauliflower

Cauliflower can be a rather boring vegetable as it really doesn’t have a lot of flavor of its own unless it is roasted. If you steam or boil it...

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Baked Chicken Thighs With Tomatoes, Olives & Goat Cheese

Most of us have those very busy days when we wonder if it is even possible to try and get a homemade dinner prepared and on the table for...

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Ciriole Pasta With Arugula Pesto

This is a quick, easy pasta dish that can be prepared from start to finish and be on the table in under 30 minutes. One of my favorite pasta...

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Arugula Pistachio Pesto

When most folks hear the word pesto, they automatically think of the Ligurian specialty made with fresh basil, pine nuts, Parmesan cheese, and olive oil. Although this regional specialty...

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Lemon, Olive Oil, & Rosemary Loaf

I love baking with olive oil in place of butter, particularly since we have a huge supply of our own olive oil harvested each year from the 100 olive...

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Raw Artichoke, Arugula, & Shaved Parmesan Cheese Salad

One of the highlights of our return to Umbria every spring is to be able to pick fresh artichokes and fava beans from our vegetable garden. Unfortunately, after just...

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Pasta With Sausage & Eggplant Sauce

We tend to eat a lot of sausages during our six months in Umbria every year as Umbria is famous for its pork products and they truly are delicious....

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Cheesy Cauliflower Gratin With Pancetta

When I was growing up, the three kids in my family were not terribly fond of any vegetables apart from potatoes, and one of the ways my Mother would...