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Chocolate Indulgence Cake

I call this cake Chocolate Indulgence Cake because although I do not give in often, the one indulgence I crave from time to time is something chocolate. We do...

stuffedpeaches

Almond Stuffed Peaches

Italians often do not eat heavy sweets after their meals, but often want something light such as a fruit dish or some biscotti dipped into sweet wine. I had...

apricots

Poached Apricots With Mascarpone Cream

During the warmer months, I like to serve fruit for dessert, and this recipe will work for almost any summer fruit. In place of apricots, you could use peaches,...

peppergoatchbruschetta

Roasted Pepper And Goat Cheese Bruschetta

Anyone who knows me will tell you that I LOVE goat cheese and am always looking for ways to incorporate it into my recipes. This simple bruschetta is delicious,...

garlicbruschetta

Garlic Bruschetta ~ Real Italian Garlic Bread

This is the real Italian garlic bread. What often sells for garlic bread in North American restaurants is laden with butter, garlic powder and a variety of cheeses. This...

garlicmussels

Mussels In Garlic Butter Sauce

We were at the St. Lawrence market one Saturday and saw this huge vat of fresh PEI mussels and just couldn’t resist buying them. They were really meaty and...

potatoestomatoes

Potatoes With Tomatoes And Basil

This tasty side dish would be great with almost any meat or seafood entree. You could also add in chopped sweet peppers, or mushrooms if you desired. Buon Appetito!...

potatofritters

Potato Fritters

Subrich di Patate ~ This is a recipe for potato croquettes, Italian style, that can be used on an antipasto platter, or as a tasty side dish with the...

eggplantcroquettes

Eggplant Croquettes

This is one of my favorite eggplant recipes. These tasty polpette can be used on an antipasti platter, used in place of a meat entree, or they also make...

asparagusparmesan

Asparagus Parmesan

This recipe typifies what Italian cuisine is all about. The following recipe, is probably the simplest way to prepare and enjoy asparagus, but the combination of just a few...