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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...

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Baked Holiday Squash

This dish is one I make every holiday that I serve roast turkey, and over the years it has become a family tradition. Squash, carrots, onions, garlic and seasonings...

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Porcini Roasted Turkey With Sausage Fennel Stuffing

This is my favorite recipe for roasted turkey which entails first rubbing the bird in a mixture made of porcini mushrooms and butter. I continue the mushroom theme in...

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Anise Seed Cookie Rings

This is yet another traditional cookie that is called Ciambelle, or Ciambellette. These cookies are very similar in flavor to my Mother-In-Law’s White Wine Ciambelle as both contain anise...

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Olive Oil Polenta Cake With Poached Pears

Unless it is a chocolate one, when I want to make a cake I prefer a rustic one like this delicious recipe made with olive oil and coarse cornmeal....