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Bistecca alla Fiorentina Recipe (Florentine Steak)

Bistecca alla Fiorentina Recipe (Florentine Steak)

I have been to Tuscany several times during my childhood. However, I don’t remember much about those trips, but each time I’m Florence I remember a particular meal I had with my parents. Because it was an outstanding piece of meat – rich, tasty with meat so tender that you could cut it with a spoon!…

Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Bacon, Onions, & Eggs

My husband and I love roasted Brussels sprouts, and I prepare them at least once a week. I just wish that they didn’t smell up my kitchen after I roast them, but I guess that is a small negative when they taste so good! This recipe came about because I am working to feature vegetables…

Spiedini Alla Romana Recipe – Delicious Mozzarella Skewers Yumm!

Spiedini Alla Romana Recipe – Delicious Mozzarella Skewers Yumm!

Spiedini are a classic and loved by millions of people, whether they are Roman or not and we find them on restaurant menus all over the world. They may look quite tricky to make but they aren’t and the thing that makes it an even more desirable menu is that it really isn’t all that expensive…

Air Fryer Banana S’mores

Air Fryer Banana S’mores

Air Fryer desserts are fabulous! I love fried bananas and was thinking why not make them in the air fryer? These were so delicious and the ease of these Air fried banana s’mores are the perfect fast dessert. They sure keep summer alive all year long. Perfect for parties, picnics with just a few ingredients….

Thick Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Thick Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Thick Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies, the best Peanut Butter Cookies you will make or eat.  Made with loads of chocolate chips and deliciously thick.  Everyone will love them, not just the kids! Thick Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies I love cookies,  you are probably saying “what doesn’t this woman love to eat”?  Well, not……

New Year’s Lentil & Farro Salad With Butternut Squash & Kale

Every year to ring in the new year, we follow the Italian tradition of eating lentils which are thought to bring luck and prosperity as the tiny round lentils are said to resemble the small lire coins. Usually, we enjoy a nice hearty bowl of lentil soup, or sometimes a dish of braised lentils and…

Malloreddus Pasta with Pork Shoulder Sauce (Sardinian Gnocchi with Meat Ragu)

Malloreddus Pasta with Pork Shoulder Sauce (Sardinian Gnocchi with Meat Ragu)

Sardinians took the mountains to escape centuries of invaders keen to make the beautiful island their home. To them the sea meant problems and so they moved inland to green pastures and safe and comforting mountains. This isolation and resulting diet is, probably, the reason for the inhabitant’s longevity – in fact, they are second…

Valentine’s Day Classic Tiramisu for Two

Valentine’s Day Classic Tiramisu for Two

A Classic Tiramisu becomes an easy made for two Valentine’s Day dessert. A fast and easy dessert that is creamy and delicious. Classic Tiramisu The question is, can we really have too many Tiramisu recipes? And the answer is no, at least that is what the Italian says. And I am proof of that, since……

The 10 Most Authentic Italian Street Food Markets

The 10 Most Authentic Italian Street Food Markets

Street markets all over the world have always been that one place where locals gather to share life and experiences. They also provide the perfect opportunity for the tourist who wants to experience the real flavor and ambiance of the country. They are much more than just a way to get groceries, markets represent and…

Bono Olive Oil Review & Contest Giveaway

 – We have a hundred olive trees with a selection of four different varieties of olives on our property in Umbria that we harvest every year to create our own amazing organic extra virgin olive oil. Having the ability to taste our own delicious olive oil tends to make me a little bit of an…

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