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Butternut Squash Carbonara Pasta

I love butternut squash and could eat it daily if there weren’t so may other delicious ingredients to work with. I also adore a truly good bowl of carbonara...

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Apricot Oat Bars

This past week started out great, but unfortunately went downhill very quickly. We had a sit down wine tasting dinner at our house on Monday for twenty-four, hosted by...

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Chocolate Dipped Heart Cookies

Simple buttery shortbread cookies are wonderful year round and I always bake some type of shortbread every Christmas for my cookie tray. This year I decided to use a...

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Pizza Napoli {Pizza With Anchovies}

Pizza is a big deal in my house. We have pizza ovens in both our house in Umbria, Italy as well as our house in Florida and enjoy making...

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CucinaPro Imperia Pasta Maker and Flour + Water Cookbook Contest Giveaway

Making homemade pasta is one of my personal favorite kitchen activities. The options are endless whether you are making stuffed pasta, cut pasta such as fettucine, or simply making...

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Flour + Water

This is one of my favorite cookbooks of  2014 that I wanted to share with you. If I were asked whether I would like jewelry or a cookbook as...

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Whipped Feta Dip With Tomatoes & Olives

Over the holidays I have a house full of family members who all love to eat so I am always looking for unique, delicious recipes my family will enjoy....

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Top 2014 Italian Food Forever Recipes

Happy New Year! I am not sure why, but I always feel energized when we move into a new year. It is time to start fresh and look forward...

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Decorated Spice Cookies

I bake a lot of holiday cookies each year, some old family favorites, many traditional Italian varieties, and some from my childhood. Christmas for me growing up always included...

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Zuppa Inglese

This traditional Italian dessert originated in northern Italy in the region Emila-Romagna although it can now be found throughout northern and central Italy. Although its true origins are unknown,...