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Whole Wheat No Knead Bread

I love making my own bread at home, but for some reason I haven’t baked a loaf of bread since Christmas although I do bake focaccia of some type...

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Roasted Eggplant & Sun-Dried Tomato Spread

Having lived in Italy for many years, we tend to be very picky about Italian cuisine and rarely go out to eat at local Italian restaurants in North America...

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Fig & Hazelnut Spiced Biscotti

I have written in the past that my husband loves biscotti and that I consider it my job to keep his biscotti jar full. I have been negligent in...

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Pasta With Zucchini & Caldarello Sausage

My husband recently had a long bike ride planned…… in fact it was a 200 mile long ride. A friend who was turning 70 years old wanted to celebrate...

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Tropical Fruit Quinoa Salad

On our recent trip down to Key West, we drove through a south Florida agricultural region that had one market stand after another selling tropical fruit. Just looking at...

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Cranberry Brie Bites

This is another easy to put together snack to serve when entertaining that goes really well with a nice glass of wine. This is an easier option than that...

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Creamy Avocado Pasta

This is another new pasta recipe that I prepared last month after coming across it in a health magazine. When I first thought about pairing avocados with pasta I...

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Roasted Beet, & Warm Goat Cheese Salad

This is a variation of a salad I have been making for years. Soft goat cheese is shaped into coins and then these are rolled into breadcrumbs. Once my...

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Pasta Puttanesca With Cauliflower

It seems February is pasta month in my house as I have been making pasta multiple times a week recently. We bought a few types of artisan pasta over...

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Pasta With Cherry Tomatoes & Burrata Cheese

I recently discovered a really tasty burrata cheese made locally here in Florida that surprisingly is very reminiscent to the one we buy from a small store in Umbria...