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Frittata di Zucchine al Forno – Baked Zucchini Frittata

I have been pretty much MIA all summer long.  Time just flies so fast.  But while there is still a little of summer left, there is just enough time to make this easy zucchini frittata.  To me, this... Read More...
by Italy Translated on Aug 25, 2016

Recipe – Five Recipes For Leftover Panettone

In Italy, we often have lots of left over panettone after Christmas.  The question is – what to do with it all? Many years ago, back in Texas, I brought a panettone as a gift for my friend’s... Read More...
by Italy Translated on Dec 23, 2015

Recipe – Five Recipes For Leftover Panettone

In Italy, we often have lots of left over panettone after Christmas.  The question is – what to do with it all? Many years ago, back in Texas, I brought a panettone as a gift for my friend’s parents.  My friend’s mother, promptly...
by Italy Translated on Dec 23, 2015

Recipe – Pizzette (Mini Pizzas)

  A few weeks ago, we had a big birthday celebration for my son with lots of his friends.   So how exactly do you keep a bunch of 10 year old Italian boys happy at a birthday... Read More...
by Italy Translated on Dec 2, 2015

Recipe – Pizzette (Mini Pizzas)

A few weeks ago, we had a big birthday celebration for my son with lots of his friends.   So how exactly do you keep a bunch of 10 year old Italian boys happy at a birthday party?  With pizzette of course!  These mini pizzas will make just […...
by Italy Translated on Dec 2, 2015

Recipe – Homemade Nutella

  Recipe – Homemade Nutella – I came across a recipe in an Italian cooking magazine for homemade Nutella.  I was so excited about making the candy bar in a jar on my own! The recipe is very... Read More...
by Italy Translated on Nov 4, 2015

Recipe – Homemade Nutella

Recipe – Homemade Nutella – I came across a recipe in an Italian cooking magazine for homemade Nutella.  I was so excited about making the candy bar in a jar on my own! The recipe is very easy and super yummy.  It does not have the exac...
by Italy Translated on Nov 4, 2015

Recipe – Polpette di Carne (Meatballs)

Polpette di Carne are just meatballs.  AGAIN the Italians can make something so crude sounding in English sound so fab in their language.  Anyway, these polpette are often served with a tomato sauce, but in my house, they... Read More...
by Italy Translated on Oct 9, 2015

Recipe – Crostata ai Frutti di Bosco (Berry Tart)

Here is an “Italy, so hello to America” recipe.  A true crostata is NOT made with pie crust.  The crust is almost the same, but there will be eggs added to the mix and sometimes even vanilla.  I love, love, love pie crust, so I make mi...
by Vino Vita Viaggi on Sep 11, 2015

Recipe – Melanzane alla Parmigiana (Eggplant Parmesan)

With eggplant in season, take advantage of the period and prepare this classic dish that is always a crowd pleaser:  eggplant parmesan otherwise known as parmigiana di melanzane, or melanzane alla parmigiana or simply:  parmigiana.  You should loo...
by Italy Translated on Aug 4, 2015

Love A Latte? Love An Au Lait? Love Me Some #SilkCashew Milk Drinks

Both Sammie and I aren’t milk drinkers. We typically enjoyed soy or almond milk in our cereal, tea and coffee. Then I found we preferred the lighter taste of almond milk. But, we recently had the chance to try Silk Cashewmilk. Today I’m s...
by Dear Creatives on Dec 8, 2014


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