Travel to Italy

Travel to Italy
Travel to Italy

Italian Recipes

Italian Recipes
Italian Recipes

Dessert Recipes

Dessert Recipes
Dessert Recipes

Toasted Coconut Mango-Banana Bread

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Almost a year ago I posted my favorite banana bread recipe. Not much has changed. It is still my favorite banana bread recipe.

What has changed is that I don’t always make it with chocolate chips. That is the most popular request, but sometimes we do like a little variety.
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Blueberry Crostata and Miami Beach

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I wish I could tell you I made this crostata with blueberries we just finished picking. I wish I could say they were from a local farmer’s market. The truth is, I found them at Costco the other day. And they were REALLY good.

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Upside-Down Buttermilk Peach Cake and Italy

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One of the main reasons I love summer is for all the wonderful fruit that can be found. I am a sucker for peaches and even nectarines. Any sweet stone fruit makes me happy.
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Marion Cunningham’s Raised Waffles

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I wish I could say my kids love a bowl of Frosted Flakes or maybe even some Dinosaur oatmeal in the morning. Even a box of Eggo Waffles would be sweet.  I’m not asking for too much. It would make my mornings a little easier.
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Sorbetto di Mango–Mango Sorbet

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Before I get to my post and recipe, I wanted to tell you about a wonderful way to help end hunger in America. I’m proud to have been selected as a Brand Ambassador for the Foodbuzz/Yahoo! Support Share our Strength Program.
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Spaghetti alla Carbonara

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It’s official. My eating odyssey in Italy has come to an end. I may be am slightly depressed. I am going through Italy withdrawals. I miss my mother-in-law. Sniffle.
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Coconut-Lime Berry Cake

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Once upon a time, when I was too hip to explain on a brief blog post, I was the tanning Goddess. I would take out my coconut scented tanning oil and spray every inch of my body. Even my toes!
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Crostata alle Fragole e Mele -Strawberry Apple Crostata

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Every pastry shop in Italy has an amazing selection of crostata sitting in their window. They tempt me in every city no matter where we are.
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Penne con la Mozzarella, Pomodorini, e Basilico-Penne with Mozzarella, Cherry Tomatoes, and Basil

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I feel silly saying we get really excited to go the super-market. It sounds ridiculous, but it’s TRUE! I could spend literally hours just roaming through every aisle. I get lost in the pasta aisle and the 100’s of different types of pasta.
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