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Italian Recipes

Dessert Recipes

Dessert Recipes
Dessert Recipes

Rustic Raisin Walnut Bread

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It was during the holidays that I had encountered the most wonderful rustic bread. It was a whole wheat bread made with sweet raisins and crunchy walnuts. I didn’t even get to taste the bread, but I couldn’t stop thinking of it. 
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Coconut Cream Pie

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There were lazy days recently enjoyed over here; lazy days when I was getting over a flu and my kids were home on spring break. I have so many recipes to share and haven’t had the time to get to it. While I was sick, all I could think of was making a Coconut Cream Pie.

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Ham and Cheese Quiche {Quiche con Prosciutto e Formaggio}

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I’m just like the average person that gets a mad craving for something. Maybe I’m not like the average person because most of my mad cravings involves a homemade pie crust. And it’s usually ME that is making the pie crust. So sadly many of my cravings remain just that, a craving.
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Chocolate Swiss Roll


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It had been months that I was planning to make a tronchetto di Natale. A gorgeous yule log cake (in France it is called Bûche de Noël)  made during the holidays and usually directed with pretty meringue mushrooms.  I planned. I dreamed. I set the date.

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Orange Yogurt Mini-Bundt Cakes

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I know…not just one bundt. But multiple mini bundts! I sometimes can’t help myself! The glaze is torture to look at again. I’ll keep this brief so I can go and bake some more!

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Malibu Marshmallows

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I think it’s pretty obvious from my last post that I have a soft spot for coconut and coconut desserts. I hadn’t planned on making that many desserts with coconut in it these last few weeks. It just sort of happened that way.
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Coconut and Almond Cake {Torta di Cocco e Mandorle}

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Birds are chirping and the temperatures dropped again. This is crazy winter in South Florida. It can be very confusing. One day I’m wearing flip-flops and on that same day, I’m in my boots.

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Kale and Black Rice Stir-Fry

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My wok has been one of my favorite friends in my kitchen since I learned what to cook with it. Stir-fries are quick and fun to make. You can really use your imagination and create something different for your family and friends.

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Marbled Chocolate Brioche Loaf

Well, hello gorgeous bread! Say good morning to one of the fluffiest breads I’ve EVER baked!

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This was a big bread baking job. Not big in the sense that it was impossible. It was big in the sense that the recipe has many steps. I had to keep referring to the recipe and make sure I was on the right line and that I didn't skip a step. It takes focus and an immense desire.

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