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Italian Inspired Thanksgiving Vegetable Sides

Italian Inspired Thanksgiving Vegetable Sides

Planning our Thanksgiving feast is not something I take lightly, and there really are many factors to consider when creating a holiday menu. My family are traditionalists, and they really feel that Thanksgiving wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without a turkey. I tried to change things up last year and wanted to create an Umbrian menu with […] Continue reading

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Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake With Blueberry Sauce

This is a very easy, traditional Italian cheesecake made with ricotta cheese that I first posted to this blog back in 2002. Apparently this recipe got lost when I moved to my new blog format years ago because I just recently realized it was no … Continue reading

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Salami & Cheese Easter Frittata

Easter is quickly approaching and it is one holiday that I thoroughly enjoy, particularly because of the various traditional foods associated with it. One of my favorite Easter recipes is Neapolitan Easter Bread http://www.italianfoodforever.co… Continue reading

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Sausage Stuffed Potato Gnocchi With Simple Tomato Sauce

One of my favorite events in Italy is Carnivale, the last celebration before Lent that begins on Ash Wednesday. Since Lent has traditionally been a period where Catholics deprive themselves of something they enjoy, Carnivale is a time to party … Continue reading

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Roasted Hazelnut & Dark Chocolate Kiss Cookies {Perfect For Valentine’s Day!}

Roasted Hazelnut & Dark Chocolate Kiss Cookies {Perfect For Valentine’s Day!}

The holidays are now just a memory, my Christmas decorations are safely packed away, and all of my cookies have been thoroughly enjoyed and my cookie tins are empty. Each year for Christmas I make many holiday cookies for my family. Some of these are traditional Italian cookies I learned to make from my husband’s […] Continue reading

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Mostaccioli

Mostaccioli

Mostaccioli are cookies created from a dense, honey flavored dough that encases a chocolate, almond filling. This traditional Calabrian specialty is a great addition to any cookie tray, and the holidays just would not be the same at our house if I didn’t have these cookies on hand for my family to nibble on. To […] Continue reading

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Italian Wine And Food – The Emilia-Romagna Region

It didn’t really accompany the food, a breaded chicken cutlet in sweet and sour sauce with potatoes cooked in chicken fat. As the wine aged a bit, (it takes a long time to finish a liter if you don’t care to drink very much at a time) it got better instead of worse. Continue reading

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Valentine Recipes – The Italian Way

Reflecting the country’s diverse cultural history and traditional heritage, Italian cuisines are some of the most famous dishes appreciated all over the world today. From everyday preparations made in exotic Italian style to special recipes for special occasions, offers the world a wide variety of cuisines. Continue reading

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Tourist Attractions In Italy

Malaysia Tour – Explore The Famed Tourist Attractions Malaysia is a pristine tourist destination which is stepped in sheer natural beauty. Malaysia in South West Asia is an exquisite country which offer its visitors an ideal opportunity for a memorable … Continue reading

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Italian Cuisine: More Than Pasta

There is much more than red sauce and starch on the agenda for most Italian regional cuisines, and with all of the various regions and cultures in the boot on the ocean, Italian regional cuisines have as much range as your average New York City block. Continue reading

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I Love Touring Italy

Italy is the world’s top vacation destination. It has something for everyone; its attractions include secular and religious sites spanning centuries, isolated villages and dynamic cities, beaches, ski resorts, and world-class fashion. And, let’s not forget its outstanding cuisine, and its unique wines. Continue reading

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