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Raspberry Crumb Muffins
Muffins

Raspberry Crumb Muffins

These delightful Raspberry Crumb Muffins are a cross between a very good crumb cake and a delicious muffin! This muffin recipe has all the characteristics of a very good cake, but with a lovely crumb topping instead of the frosting. Its moist, crumbly and quite able to stand up on […]

Spaghetti with Sun Dried Tomatoes
Pasta

Spaghetti With Sun Dried Tomatoes

A simple yet delicious dish, Spaghetti with Sun Dried Tomatoes comes together in under 30 minutes making it an ideal meal that’s perfect for busy week nights but also elegant enough for those special occasions. I always start any pasta dish with a base of some good quality extra-virgin olive […]

Zeppole Ricotta Doughnuts
Doughnuts

Zeppole, Ricotta Doughnuts

These Zeppole, ricotta doughnuts 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. For snowy housebound days these Zeppole, ricotta doughnuts are all you need to cozy up by the […]

Triple Chocolate Brookie Tart
Dessert, Tart

Triple Chocolate Brookie Tart

When brownie meets cookie a delectable Triple Chocolate Brookie Tart is born. Made with dark cocoa powder, raspberry chocolate and mini semi-sweet chocolate chips then topped with a luscious raspberry buttercream. This treat makes a delightful chocolaty and fudgy dessert for those special days when CHOCOLATE is absolutely the answer! […]

Mini Meatball Stracciatella Soup
Soup

Mini Meatball Stracciatella Soup

Mini Meatball Stracciatella Soup is an Italian classic and a family pleasing dish. Packed with shreds of eggs, cheese and parsley mixture and mini veal meatballs for a soul satisfying meal. Stracciatella soup is basically an egg drop soup, referencing the shreds of egg mixture which is poured into a […]

Cherry Amaretto Chocolate Salami
Dessert

Cherry Amaretto Chocolate Salami

Cherry Amaretto Chocolate Salami, a perfect no bake treat to offset the craziness that holiday baking can sometimes add to our long “to do list” during this busy time of the year! Made with 70% dark chocolate, studded with pistachios, crushed amaretti cookies and some plump amaretto soaked cherries…there is […]

Italian Mostaccioli Cookie Recipe
Cookies

Italian Mostaccioli Cookie Recipe

This Italian Mostaccioli Cookie Recipe is chock-full of finely ground almonds, flavored with both cocoa and semi-sweet chocolate and partially sweetened with honey. They’re spicy cookies with the aromatic essence of ground cloves and cinnamon. The zest of an orange and lemon with a touch of limoncello lends a lovely citrusy […]

Lemon Ricotta Cookies
Cookies, Italian 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, […]

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 […]