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Tuscan Liver Bruschetta With Caramelized Figs

Bruschetta di Fegato ~ This is a traditional liver pate or spread found across Tuscany. My version uses the sweet Marsala wine in this easy yet delicious recipe, although...

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Chestnut Gnocchetti With Creamy Cheese Sauce

One my recent trip to Italy I believe I found myself ordering gnocchi more times than I can count, and one of my favorite dishes I sampled was this...

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Creamy Squash Soup

I love pureed vegetable soups, and I wanted to make a squash soup that was not too sweet. I decided to flavor the chicken broth with a touch of...

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Umbricelli alla Spoletina

In my ongoing exploration of Umbrian cuisine I decided to make this simple peasant dish that is traditional to Umbria consisting of pasta made with flour and water topped...

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World’s Easiest Chocolate Mousse

Well, I really cannot honestly say that it is the easiest, but I can’t imagine a recipe for chocolate mousse that could be easier! I am not really big...

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Tortelli con Zucca

Zucca or pumpkin, combined with parmesan cheese and amaretti cookies are used as the filling for this unique recipe that comes from Northern Italy, and has always been one...

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Spinach And Prosciutto Stuffed Turkey Breast

This recipe utilizes just the breast of the turkey which would make it a very popular dish for those who appreciate white meat only. Not everyone is interested in...

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Roasted Eggplant, Sausage & Taleggio Pizza

Roasted peeled eggplant has an almost creamy texture and works really well with red onions, sausage, and creamy taleggio cheese in this pizza recipe. Taleggio is a washed rind...

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Grilled Sicilian Swordfish With Salmoriglio Sauce

I first tasted swordfish in this manner in Sicily, and it has since become one of my favorite way to prepare swordfish. Simple yet delicious, it can be made...

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Fried Sage Leaves

Salvia Fritta ~ Choose large, very fresh leaves for this recipe. Either offer them along with a nice glass of red wine, or use as a garnish for grilled...