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Puff Pastry Rolls With Kale, Ricotta, & Feta

Puff pastry is one ingredient I always have on hand in my freezer. You can do so much with it from appetizers to desserts, and it can turn simple...

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Raw Cauliflower Salad With Radicchio, Pistachios, & Golden Raisins

I am very particular about where I dine out, especially when it comes to Italian cuisine. I have to admit though, when you live in Italy six months every...

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Italian Wine Tasting Evening With The Angelini Family

Early last week, we set our two large tables, lit all the candles, and opened our doors to twenty-four wine loving friends. The event at our home was a...

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Butternut Squash Carbonara Pasta

I love butternut squash and could eat it daily if there weren’t so may other delicious ingredients to work with. I also adore a truly good bowl of carbonara...

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Apricot Oat Bars

This past week started out great, but unfortunately went downhill very quickly. We had a sit down wine tasting dinner at our house on Monday for twenty-four, hosted by...

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Chocolate Dipped Heart Cookies

Simple buttery shortbread cookies are wonderful year round and I always bake some type of shortbread every Christmas for my cookie tray. This year I decided to use a...

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Pizza Napoli {Pizza With Anchovies}

Pizza is a big deal in my house. We have pizza ovens in both our house in Umbria, Italy as well as our house in Florida and enjoy making...

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CucinaPro Imperia Pasta Maker and Flour + Water Cookbook Contest Giveaway

Making homemade pasta is one of my personal favorite kitchen activities. The options are endless whether you are making stuffed pasta, cut pasta such as fettucine, or simply making...

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Flour + Water

This is one of my favorite cookbooks of  2014 that I wanted to share with you. If I were asked whether I would like jewelry or a cookbook as...

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Whipped Feta Dip With Tomatoes & Olives

Over the holidays I have a house full of family members who all love to eat so I am always looking for unique, delicious recipes my family will enjoy....