Tag Archives: Italy


Stuffed Squash Blossoms

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    After perusing Gourmet Sweet Botanicals I couldn’t resist purchasing their squash blossoms!  One of my fondest memories of visiting Italy 5 years ago, was visiting an open-air market near the Vatican and seeing all of the zucchini for … Continue reading

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Limoncello Ice Cream

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We have a new Ice Cream Shop in Denver called Twisted Cream and they inspired me to create this ice cream.  Alcohol in ice cream?  More please! You may remember when I traveled to Italy a few years ago that I … Continue reading

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Farro Cookies

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I was recently introduced to Farro, which is really Emmer wheat, used in Italy for various savory recipes like risotto and salads.  It reminds me of pearled barley.  It’s got a meaty texture and I immediately liked it.   Of … Continue reading

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Eating my way through Italy…

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Auguri and Happy New Year friends! My friend Heather and I have returned from Italy… Happier and perhaps a little more worldly but certainly NOT thinner. Pizza, gelato, fresh seafood, pasta, nutella filled pastries, sfogliatelle!   Want to know what topped my list of … Continue reading

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Li’l Italian Butter Knots

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Yippee!  In 4 days I will be boarding a plane for my dream vacation – Italy.  Florence, Rome, Naples… Here I Come!!! You may remember from this post that I have always wanted to go to Italy.  Even better I … Continue reading

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