Monthly Archives: December 2010

Stuffed Potato Pancakes

Do you ever wonder what to do with left over mashed or smashed potatoes?  Make potato pancakes of course. Well how about stuffed potato pancakes!  Crispy crunchy outside with a creamy potato inside, is the appeal to a potato pancake. … Continue reading

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Baci

    One of our favorite cookies, and definitely in our Holiday Cookie Collection.  Baci 2 Sticks Unsalted Butter-Room Temperature-Plus 2 Tablespoons 1/2 Cup Powdered Sugar 1/2 Teaspoon Salt 1 Tablespoon Rum 2 Cups Flour 6 Ounces Chocolate In mixer, beat … Continue reading

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Chocolate Carmel Crunch Cookie Bar

  These are one of my favorite Cookie Bars.  As decadent as they are my kids love them too!  This is not my original recipe, but I have added some of my touches to them.     Chocolate Carmel Crunch Cookie Bar … Continue reading

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Zuccotto Panettone Cake

I cannot believe in all my years of being in an Italian family, married into an Italian family and I have never heard of  Zuccotto Panettone Cake!  This beautiful creation of a cake has every ingredient I love!  Panettone, with sweet ricotta … Continue reading

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Panettone

  Panettone is a must have, to kick off an Italian’s Christmas.  I make many panettone during the holidays, to use in different ways.  I love to make french toast with slices of Panettone.  What a great way to start … Continue reading

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Feel Better Broth

With cold and flu season around, I thought I would share what I used to make my girls when they were not feeling well, to make them feel better.  It is a little embarrassing for a cook to admit that … Continue reading

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Sugar Plum Tree

The Tratitional Sugar Plum Tree! My Godson and his sister enjoying the tree last year<3 Bookmark to:

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Artichoke Stuffed Lasagna Cups

Artichoke Stuffed Lasagna Cups   A meal in a pasta cup. An Italian comfort cup, you could say. You have your Meat, cheese, veggie and your pasta with sauce. The creaminess the cream cheese gives this recipe is amazing. An … Continue reading

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Two Potato, Stuffing Bake

This potato bake is like a thanksgiving preview in one dish. Thanksgiving always holds special memories, eating this dish is like getting a hug from inside. After my daughter ate this she said. “OK now it’s time for a football … Continue reading

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Bella’s Banging Bolognese

Bella’s Banging Bolognese Drizzle Olive Oil 2 Onions-Shredded 3 Celery-Shredded 2 Carrots -Shredded 3 Cloves Garlic-Diced Very Fine 1 Pound Ground Chuck 1 Pound Brisket 1 Pound Italian Sausage 4 Slices Bacon 1 ½ Cups Beef Consommé 1 ½ Cups … Continue reading

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