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Pasta e Fagioli

My dad’s Americanization of this recipe always makes me laugh: “Pasta Fazzu”. It really is his favorite, and even though as a kid I didn’t like it, I always liked when mom made it because it smelled so great. Here’s … Continue reading

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Cestini con Pecans

Continuing the best of “nonna’s cookies” recipes today. Here we have the recipe for “cestini con picanz”. I don’t have a picture of them – but basically they’re little cups of gooey pecan deliciousness. Almost like pecan pie bites. But … Continue reading

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Italian Almond Cookies

These were always my favorite cookies. Continue reading

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Bruschetta!

Today I present to you three toppings for dry, crusty bread. Also known as bruschetta, these delicious morsels are great party snacks, and can be made days in advance. In fact, they are generally better when allowed to sit and … Continue reading

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Pizza Rustica

A traditional Easter dish, but my family likes to make it during the holidays. It’s typically gone before it completely cools, but it’s good cold too. Also, be sure to refrigerate it, since it’s full of meat, cheese, and eggs. … Continue reading

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