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Chocolate Coffee Bread Pudding

It is strange, but growing up bread pudding and rice pudding were staples in our home as they were probably my fathers all time favorite desserts. I rarely, if...

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How To Make Homemade Italian Sausages Step By Step

  Making your own Italian sausages is a great way to create a quality product where you know exactly what went into your sausages unlike the ones you buy...

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Farmer’s Market Salad

When we left Italy in December to return to North America for the winter, the one thing I knew I really was going to miss were the local street...

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Creamy Basil Risotto With Seared Sea Scallops

I realized the other day that I haven’t made risotto for a couple of months and since we always enjoy a creamy risotto dish it was time I created...

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Roasted Beet Salad With Walnuts And Goat Cheese

Although I enjoy the flavor of all roasted vegetables, I find roasting beets in their skins is the best way to cook them as it brings out their natural...

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Nutella Filled Whole Wheat Brioche

In Italy, these tasty pastry confections are called cornetti or brioche and are commonly eaten at breakfast with a cappuccino or with an espresso in a local coffee bar....

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How To Make Trofie Step By Step

I tasted my first plate of Trofie with Pesto Sauce many years ago when we lived in Milan and had taken a brief trip to Liguria. The basil that...

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Castagnole For Carnivale

Carnevale, like Mardi gras in other parts of the world, is celebrated in Italy forty days before Easter, as a final party before Ash Wednesday and the restrictions of...

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Baked Potato, Mushroom & Goat Cheese Casserole

I love scalloped potatoes and enjoy adding different ingredients to create new versions like this potato, mushroom and goat cheese dish which is creamy on the inside with a...

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Yogurt Panna Cotta With Apricots

I love panna cotta, I really do. I like it’s cool, creamy texture, it’s light refreshing feeling as it melts on my tongue, and most of all I love...