Limoncello

Italian Style Sangria

A hot August afternoon, a gathering of friends, and wine. Sounds like the perfect combination to me. Since it was a very hot day, I wanted …

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Flashback Friday

I admit, summer has taken my attention away from cooking. The mornings are perfect for a walk around the neighborhood,  followed by water aerobics. (Today I …

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Limoncello + Ricotta = Italian Limoncello Ricotta Cookies

Limoncello and ricotta are two things I make quite often. On the rare occasion when I make both on the same day, well, I just have …

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French Toast Italian Style With Panettone

  Christmas is over, now what? … do you do with all the leftovers? Let’s start with dessert… panettone to be exact. One of my favorite …

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Understanding A Formal Italian Meal

Traveling to Italy for many years and growing up in an Italian-American family has exposed me to the love affair Italians have with food. It’s not …

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Holiday Cocktails Even “Mad Men” Would Love

My hubby and I were out to dinner with friends about 40+ years ago (I was 12 when we married – JK) and we had a …

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When You Have Lemons, Make Limoncello

Italians love their liqueurs. Limoncello is one of my favorites. Several times a year I make a few batches for myself, friends and neighbors. Fall is a …

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2015 – Italy Day 9 – Tuscany Adventure

Greetings from the Tuscany area. Today was a travel day. Up early and on the train to San Gimignano by 7:00 am. I have to stop …

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