Travel to Italy

Travel to Italy
Travel to Italy

Italian Recipes

Italian Recipes
Italian Recipes

Dessert Recipes

Dessert Recipes
Dessert Recipes

Cinnamon Raisin Swirl Bread

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The kids have returned to school and there are more quiet moments in the house. I find myself with a little extra time to do something that I really enjoy-bake fresh bread. 
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Vegan Orange Marmalade Muffins

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Sweet little muffins may be one of the most ideal breakfast ideas. You can fill them or top them however you like. They are also a fun after school snack for the kids.

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Sourdough Starter Recipe

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I know this is not a very glamorous post. That photo is of a simple sourdough starter. It may be simple and unglamorous but this starter can be the impetus for some very delicious baking recipes. So let’s talk a little about sourdough.
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Cinnamon Sugar Popovers-Tuesdays with Dorie

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I was looking forward to today’s Tuesday’s with Dorie recipe. The group would all be making Marion Cunningham’s popover recipe.  The recipe can be found on page 213 of Baking with Julia
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Blueberry Limoncello Pie with Sourdough Crust

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I recently came across a lovely baking group that is based on creating recipes made with sourdough starter. Yes, your heard me. Sourdough! The group is called Sourdough Surprises. The August theme is “Pies”; sweet or savory. I decided to go the sweet pie route.

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Silent Sunday: End of Summer

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Sourdough Pizza Margherita

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Pizza night happens here sometimes more than once a week. It’s an easy dinner option for me that makes the kids happy and makes me very happy. 
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Happy Birthday, Julia Child!

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Ciambella Romagnola {Italian breakfast cake}

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There are certain recipes that I don’t mind baking over and over again. Simple recipes that you wouldn’t believe taste as wonderful as they do.

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Warm Apple-Cornmeal Upside-Down Cake

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I recently came across a fun baking group called Bake Along on my friend Lena’s blog. She bakes some pretty amazing sweets and I liked the recipes they’ve chosen for the next few months.

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Tuesdays with Dorie: Mini Berry Galettes

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I have been meaning to join Tuesdays with Dorie for a while now. The book the group is working on now is Baking with Julia, by Dorie Greenspan.

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Sweet Cherry Pie

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Could it be possible that I haven’t posted a pie here since this past Easter? I don’t know how I let so much time slip. Were you all missing pies as much as I was? I had to make a cherry pie. It was time.

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Silent Sunday Italy: Rimini, Piadine and Fellini


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Blueberry Cream Cheese Bread: Twelve Loaves August

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When summer’s fruits start to arrive at the local markets, I get the urge to bake pies and cakes every day filled with their juicy goodness. I see recipes in magazines and online featuring ripe and glorious fruit and I want to bake every single one of them!

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