Christmas Traditions: Pizzelle

Whether it’s setting up your Christmas tree or planning your family meals, this time of year brings out some of the best time honored family traditions. In our family, this time of year usually involves baking cookies. Some of my favorite traditional Italian cookies are […]

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I want your Italian biscotti recipes…

Italian bridal showers vary from bride to bride but the one thing you can almost always count on is the copious amounts of cookies made with love by relatives and friends.  These woman, without hesitation,  spend hours upon days making traditional biscotti for the bride-to-be’s […]

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Mom’s Peanut Butter Cookies

When we were kids, my mom would occasionally pull out her old recipe book and let us be her little helpers as she made one of our favorite treats – Peanut Butter Cookies. They are quick and easy and I find myself making a batch […]

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Eurochocolate Perugia 2008

There are four basic food groups-milk chocolate, dark chocolate, white chocolate, and chocolate truffles. -Anonymous I have a weakness and its name is chocolate. If the same goes for you and you happen to be in Italy from October 18-26, then you might just want […]

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Stracciatella Soup

Autumn is in full swing and the temperatures have dropped considerably in the past couple weeks. The change in season can be very beautiful with all the leaves changing colours but it also has its dark side because it brings with it the cold & […]

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Gelato vs. Ice Cream

You can’t take a trip to Italy without sampling the many tasty varieties of gelati (singular: gelato) that Italy is quite famous for. With the summer heat (and humidity) in full swing, what better way to cool off than a delicious and refreshing gelato (or […]

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