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 →

Italian Sliced Beef Pizzaiola Sliced Beef Pizzaiola, a fast and easy Italian dish. Slices of Beef in a deliciously spiced Tomato Sauce. Perfect on its own or make the ultimate Pizzaiola Sandwich. Pizzaiola is a typical Italian dish that you will find from the North to the South of Italy.Read More →

Big Double Chocolate Chip Muffins Big Double Chocolate Chip Muffins, a rich decadent full of chips Bakery Style Muffin. The perfect Breakfast, Snack or Dessert Treat. Nothing better than a jumbo Chocolate Chocolate Muffin to get your chocolate fix! Fast and easy and full of chips! I am a bigRead More →

I Salumi Piacentini DOP On Tour I prodotti tipici riconosciuti in Italia sono ad oggi ormai centinaia e solo il mondo dei salumi ne conta ben 43, tra DOP e IGP. Ogni prodotto ha origine in un territorio specifico, perchè le peculiarità di quel territorio creano le condizioni per laRead More →

Christmas Rum Cookies Rum Cookies, soft and lightly crispy cookies, are great for the Christmas season. They’re made with a hint of white rum and ginger for flavor and can be cut out into your favorite holiday cookie shapes.  For the holidays, you can’t go wrong with these delicious ChristmasRead 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 →

Italian Torcetti Cookies/Biscotti These simple Italian Torcetti Cookies/Biscotti are made with a few ingredients including cream. Crunchy and soft at the same time, they make the perfect breakfast or snack cookie treat. Serve them with a coffee, tea or how about a Cappuccino?! I love the fact that Italians don’tRead More →