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Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf
Sweet Loaf

Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf

This Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf  has some serious lemon kick with a tangy lemon syrup that slowly seeps into the loaf rendering it extremely moist and irresistible. It also has a delightful crunchy bite from the poppy seeds. What a tasty way of bringing a little bit of sunshine to your […]

Doughnuts

Zeppole, Ricotta Doughnuts

These zeppole are so incredibly light… sweet and crunchy on the outside and pillowy soft on the inside. As an added bonus, they are simply a snap to make at home. Zeppole are traditionally eaten during the Festa di San Giuseppe (Saint Joseph’s Day) , which is celebrated every March […]

Pasta

Lasagna

My mother was a kind and gentle soul. On Sunday afternoons she would happily look forward to the arrival of her daughters and grand-kids, greeting everyone at the door and after the initial “buon giorno” she would turn to her grand-kids and proclaim “mi sembra dimagrito”, you look like you’ve […]

Cakes, cupcakes

Red Velvet Cupcakes

A colleague of mine started a new tradition at work. Rather than collecting money for a birthday cake on someone’s special day, the “birthday person” gets to bring a cake or treat. Since baking is right up my alley, it works just fine for me. The difficult part was in […]

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Muffins

Raspberry Crumb Muffins

These delightful Raspberry Crumb Muffins are a cross between a very good crumb cake and a delicious muffin! I am very excited to share this muffin recipe with you. Why?….You ask! Well let me tell you. The base of this recipe is like a very good cake. It is buttery […]