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Sfincione (Sicilian pizza)

Sfincione is a thick Sicilian pizza, or more precisely a focaccia, topped with tomatoes, onions, a few anchovies and grated casciocavallo cheese, seasoned with a dash of oregano.  With a spongy crust an inch thick, sfincione is more like bread … Continue reading

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Pretzel buns

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted. But I just had to post this wonderful recipe from King Arthur. You really can’t go wrong with King Arthur, kitchen tested! Click on link for the recipe. Pictures and info below. King Arthur … Continue reading

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Bourbon Brown Butter Apple Cake

Bourbon Brown Butter Apple Cake 1/3 cup butter 1 cup all purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 2 large eggs 1 large egg white 3/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup bourbon 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 lb diced … Continue reading

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My Jenn-Air Experience

In 2009 I bought what I thought was a “top of the line” range from a well known company, Jenn-Air. I took out an extra 5 year warranty along with it. Model JDR880 RDS-1,  Serial #RY0810066. I immediately had problems … Continue reading

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Tiramisu Cannoli

There is nothing like putting together two of my favorites. I made tiramisu cannoli’s. You can make the shells yourself, recipe here https://mommalatteskitchen.com/2011/06/19/sicilian-cannoli/ Or you can buy the shells and fill them. This is my recipe for the tiramisu filling. Ingredients  1-15oz … Continue reading

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Sicilian Stuffed Artichokes (Cacocciuli)

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My Mom used to make these just for me. She knew how much I loved them. I would always watch her making them but never wrote down the recipe. There was never a need for me…

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Sicilian Spiedini

Spiedini is an Italian beef kabob that is filled, rolled and breaded before grilling. This is our family recipe. I’m dedicating this one to my Mom, who made many of them in her lifetime for family and friends. It was … Continue reading

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Sfinge di San Giuseppe (St. Joseph’s Cream Puffs)

Feast of St. Joseph   St. Joseph’s Day is a big Feast for Italians because in the Middle Ages, God, through St. Joseph’s intercessions, saved the Sicilians from a very serious drought. So in his honor, the custom is for … Continue reading

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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 12,000 times in 2013. If it were a … Continue reading

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Braided Onion Bread

Onion Bread Poolish: 1 cup all-purpose unbleached flour 1 cup lukewarm water 1/4 teaspoon instant yeast Dough: Poolish 3-3 1/2 cups all-purpose unbleached flour 1/2 cup milk 2 teaspoons instant yeast 2 tablespoons softened butter or shortening 2 tablespoons sugar … Continue reading

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