Almond Cloud Cookies With Dried Apricots The holidays are right around the corner, and for those of you who enjoy baking holiday cookies, this tasty cookie is a must. Tender, slightly sweet, with just a slight chew and chock full of almonds, for me, this is precisely what a holidayRead More →

Coconut Macaroons Dipped In Chocolate Thanksgiving is now over, and Christmas is just around the corner. Although I usually bake way too many cookies each year to share with family and friends, this year, we are staying in our Florida condo for the winter, and I have a knee replacementRead More →

Honey Rosemary Focaccia I make focaccia at least once a week. My husband loves it, as do my grandkids, who live down the street from us. As soon as my thirteen-year-old grandson walks into my house, he looks in my bread keeper to see if I have focaccia for him.Read More →

Almond Ricotta Cookies Christmas is the one holiday all year that I embrace with all of my being. I decorate my house with three Christmas trees plus decorations in almost every room. I buy too many gifts for family, and I bake a lot of holiday treats, and I meanRead More →

Winter Squash & Pear Soup I have always loved the foods of fall, but for some reason, I am particularly enamored with chestnuts and winter squash this year. It used to be challenging to find a variety of winter squash in Italy, apart from the green squash sold everywhere thatRead More →

Peanut Butter & Chocolate Biscotti I try my best to have our biscotti jar full but am not always successful. I enjoy offering a biscotti or two to family who stops by for a quick coffee, and my husband likes to nibble on a couple after dinner. Most of myRead More →

Creamy Pumpkin & Sausage Sage Pasta Fall has arrived and brought with it a fantastic selection of new fruits and vegetables for us to enjoy. I am now buying apples, pears, greens, and pumpkin each and every shopping trip and am thoroughly enjoying creating new fall recipes with these ingredients.Read More →