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Tag Archive: italian recipes

Quick and Easy Gift: Gingerbread Biscotti plus Tasty Tuesdays

Gingerbread Biscotti: a quick and easy gift for any coffee or tea lover. Or make it for yourself to enjoy any time of year.

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Tuscan Garlic Rosemary Pork Loin

This Tuscan-style Garlic Rosemary Pork Loin Roast is loaded with fresh flavors and is surprising simple to make. Boneless pork sirloin roast is a great inexpensive and low fat roast. I can often get them on sale for half price. The drawback to low fat is it can also be a bit dry and flavorless. …

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Calabrese Antipasto and Tasty Tuesdays Link Up

Nothing says Thanksgiving to me more than Antipasto and Pate. Huh? When you party with the Lalanne clan it is pretty easy to figure out the Pate part and our family recipe is oh so easy to make and delicious too. But the Antipasto, well I have to admit, I have no idea where the recipe came …

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Photo A Day – Food Theme with recipes

This month Chantelle Elem at Fat Mum Slim changed up her normal Photo A Day prompts and assigned a letter to each day plus the numbers 1 through 5. You can take a picture of ANYTHING that symbolizes the prompt to you. As soon as I saw the list, I knew food was going to be the …

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No Knead Artisan Bread

Monday I posted a recipe for gluten fee Asian Chicken Wraps, today it is gluten and carbs galore because that’s how us omnivores roll. Okay, it could just be me. I am warning you now, if the site of uncensored pictures of complex carbohydrates and globs of gluten offends you, you might want to look …

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Meatless Main Courses

Are you following us on Facebook? You are missing out if you aren’t. The other day I asked for people’s best Vegetarian / Meatless / Lenten meals and I got some delicious responses. Too bad you missed them.  Just kidding. Of course I am going to share them with you here too. You might also …

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The Creamiest and Easiest Risotto

Risotto is one of those wonderful dishes that traditionally are a bit laborious to make but is worth it in the end. And everyone has an alternative method “guaranteed” to be easier and just as creamy. I have already blogged about two ways of making Risotto: the traditional way of making it on the stove: …

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Pasta alla Vodka with Fresh Tomatoes

Most Pasta alla Vodka recipes I have seen use canned tomato sauce to make this delightful spicy creamy tomato pasta sauce. But if you are a gardener, you probabaly are facing an abundance of fresh tomatoes. If not, hit up a neighbor that may need to unload some or go to a farmers market. This recipe is quick …

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Barilla 4 Layer No Boil Lasagna

First things first, Barilla is NOT sponsoring this post. I just happen to like the recipe that used to be on the back of the box of their No Boil Lasagne. Now it is a new 5 layer recipe. I prefer this one, mostly because it fits better in my pan. Also, the new one …

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Two Methods for Risotto

Until recently I have never made risotto. Heck, I’d never even tried it. Not because I didn’t think I’d like it, I’d just never had the opportunity or inclination. Then I got a free copy of Cook’s Country magazine and saw a recipe for Creamy Baked Risotto. You might also like these posts Apple Pecan …

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Free E-Guide: Choosing Healthy Fats

As a thank you for signing up for our biweekly newsletter we will send you a copy of 30 Tips for Choosing Healthy Fats in Your Diet. Then every two weeks we will send you delicious recipes and other food related fun.