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Lemon Ricotta Cookies
Cookies

Lemon Ricotta Cookies

Italian Lemon Ricotta Cookies made with a quick lemon infused sugar for a delightful all around citrus scent which are dipped into a lemony glaze and then finally dressed up in gold nonpareils ready to grace any holiday cookie platter with some merry cheer! While some people are dreaming of […]

Butternut Squash Paccheri Pasta Bake
Pasta

Butternut Squash Paccheri Pasta Bake

This elegant Butternut Squash Paccheri Pasta Bake will take center stage at your next family gathering or celebratory meal. A comforting and eye pleasing pasta dish made with oven roasted butternut squash, baby arugula and a creamy cheese sauce with a hint of rosemary. We celebrated hubby’s birthday last weekend and […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Biscotti
Biscotti

Chocolate Peanut Butter Biscotti

These Chocolate Peanut Butter Biscotti are reminiscent in taste of the much beloved peanut butter cookie! They are over the top delicious with a combo of a melted chocolate and peanut butter drizzle which are then topped with more crushed peanuts…just because! Lately my daughter has been craving peanut butter cookies […]

Almond Pistachio Loaf Cake
Sweet Loaf

Almond Pistachio Loaf Cake

If you love nut based cakes then you’ll simply adore this Almond Pistachio Loaf Cake with its citrusy lemon scent. This loaf cake is utterly delicious! After quickly devouring one slice I found myself dabbing on the lingering crumbs clinging to the bottom of the plate. It is that amazing! […]

Olive Oil Apple Cake
Cakes

Olive Oil Apple Cake

An impressively moist and delicious Olive Oil Apple Cake that is chock full of granny smith apples with the lovely warm scent of cinnamon and drizzled with a luscious caramel sauce just before serving. With the arrival of Fall and apple season well underway, I just could not help but […]

Roasted Cherry Tomato Ricotta Bruschetta
Appetizers

Roasted Cherry Tomato Ricotta Bruschetta

Roasted Cherry Tomato Ricotta Bruschetta are perfect for days when gardens or even farmer’s markets are overflowing with bright and colorful cherry tomatoes. They are little pearly jewels of a thriving garden, lovingly tended by caring hands. Every time I come across them they evoke many memories of my little […]

Cacio e Pepe Spaghetti
Pasta

Cacio e Pepe Spaghetti

Cacio e Pepe Spaghetti is a typical Roman style dish and literally translates to cheese and pepper. It is Italy’s equivalence to our mac and cheese without the addition of cream. A rather humble dish with a small supporting cast and which Romans have been making for quite some time, […]

Wild Blueberry Lemon Biscotti
Biscotti, Cookies

Wild Blueberry Lemon Biscotti

These Wild Blueberry Lemon Biscotti get a lovely lemony kick from both the lemon zest and one of Italy’s favorite liqueur, Limoncello. They’re studded with dried wild blueberries and pure white chocolate chips then drizzled with more melted white chocolate for some extra sweetness in every bite. If you’ve been […]

Cherry Granola Greek Yogurt Parfait
Breakfast, Dessert

Cherry Granola Greek Yogurt Parfait

Cherry Granola Greek Yogurt Parfait makes a perfect breakfast alternative and is equally delicious as a dessert or simply an anytime snack. This parfait has a lovely contrast in textures from the smooth velvety soft yogurt which is scented with cardamom and sweetened with honey to the crunchy bites of […]

Yogurt Every Day Cookbook Review
Cookbook Review, Vegetarian

Yogurt Every Day Cookbook Review

My friends, today I’ve got a Beet Hummus Recipe for you all, but first the Yogurt Every Day Cookbook review! Disclosure: Publishers at Appetite by Random House a division of Penguin Random House Canada have kindly provided me a copy of Yogurt Every Day Cookbook by Hubert Cormier for review. I was not […]

CHERRY CRUMB CAKE
Cakes

Cherry Crumb Cake

An elegant and delicious Cherry Crumb Cake that is sure to receive rave reviews at your next potluck or barbecue. Crowned with juicy ruby red cherries and a ginger-lime topping with crunchy pecans this crumb cake not only makes an impressive treat but you’ll also find it really simple to put together. […]

Amaretto Espresso Granita
Dessert, Drinks

Amaretto Espresso Granita

Amaretto Espresso Granita, a summertime treat made with freshly brewed and sweetened black coffee. A splash of liquor is added for some extra indulgence and then topped with whipped cream for one heavenly frozen dessert. While a hot cup of coffee beckons in the morning with its aromatic allure, it also […]

Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Apples
Vegetable, Vegetarian

Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Apples

Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Apples are a perfect medley of sweet and savory. Combined together, you’ll find they compliment any fish or poultry dish while providing a unique and delicious way of teasing your taste buds. Roasting potatoes alongside another vegetable or even in this case combined with apples, is […]