Italian Travel

Italian Travel
Italian Travel

Italian Recipes

Italian Recipes
Italian Recipes

Dessert Recipes

Dessert Recipes
Dessert Recipes

Brandy Balls and a Simply Sensational Cookies Cookbook Giveaway!

There is nothing better than the scent of homemade cookies baking this time of year. The scents of wonderful cookies tempt us as we wait for our first warm cookie samples.


Finnish Pulla

I look forward to baking Christmas breads every year. This beautiful cardamom spiced Finnish Pulla is officially one of my favorite Christmas breads.

Bundt Panettone

Eating panettone is something I remember since I was a little girl celebrating Christmas in Sicily and here in Florida. Christmas just wouldn’t seem the same without a slice of fluffy panettone. I know not every child loves the candied fruits in it. I was one that did and looked for slices with extra pieces of the citrus bites.


Romanian Swirl Bread-Guest Post with Roxana’s Home Baking

Welcome to another beautiful post from a very talented friend of mine. I think I need to feature my friends more often. Today's special guest is Roxana from Roxana's Home Baking!


Brown Sugar Caramels-Guest Post with That Skinny Chick Can Bake!!

December is a month of frenzied planning and parties. If you love to bake like I do, I’m sure you’ve been busy these days making sweet treats. I thought it would be fun this December to feature some of my very talented baking friends.

Mandarin Orange Fudge Slices-Guest Post with Spabettie

Today I am excited to share a recipe from one of my favorite food bloggers: Kristina of spabettie. I look forward to each and every one of Kristina’s recipes every week. Each one is more tantalizing than the last!


Mrs. Kostyra’s Christmas Stollen-#TwelveLoaves December

I’ve been dreaming of making this Christmas stollen since I saw it in Martha Stewart Living magazine in 2009. It’s Martha’s mother’s recipe and it looked like it was a good one.

Araby Spice-Limoncello Bundt Cake with Limoncello Glaze-#BundtaMonth

I don’t know about you, but I’m always ready to try a new bundt cake recipe. I think it’s fun to bring a bundt to a last minute birthday party. That’s how this lovely spice cake came to be.