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Apple Strudel bars

Ingredients APPLE FILLING 6 cups apples of your choice, peeled and sliced 1/2 cup flour 1 cup sugar (I used ½ cup, I like it tart) 1 tsp cinnamon CRUST 3 3/4 cups flour 1/2 tsp salt 1 Tbsp sugar … Continue reading

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Windowpane Pasta with Alfredo Sauce

To make my pasta I use King Arthur Perfect Pasta Blend. I’ve tried many recipes and this seems to be the “perfect blend.” All you need is some fresh basil and Italian parsley. When you have one sheet of pasta … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Fig and Walnut bread

If you love figs, this is one delicious bread. It kind of reminds me of my Italian panettone bread recipe. It’s a 2 day process to make a no-knead bread. It takes time to build up those air bubbles so … Continue reading

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Stuffed eggplant

If you love eggplant, this is a tasty side dish that you can eat hot or cold. Make sure you use lots of grated cheese. Yum! Ingredients 2 eggplants Olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 1 celery stalk, diced 1 … Continue reading

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Banana cake with butter cream frosting

Do you remember this old time favorite? I sure do. This cake is awesome. You must try this one. Cake Ingredients  2 cups sugar
 ½ cup butter (1 stick)
 2 egg yolks
 3 cups all-purpose flour
 2 teaspoons baking powder
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Sicilian Stuffed Artichokes (Cacocciuli)

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 to make them since … Continue reading

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Homemade mozzarella

First of all, I have to say I don’t have any “special” recipe to give you for this. I bought a wonderful kit online at http://www.cheesemaking.com/ It was so much fun and can’t wait to make more. The kit comes … Continue reading

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Potato gnocchi with tomato basil sauce

Gnocchi Ingredients 3-4 russet potatoes, about 28-30 oz total 1 cup flour (+) ¾ tablespoon salt 1 egg Extra flour for your prep surface Place potatoes in microwave and cook until soft. You can bake them or boil them with … Continue reading

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Asparagus and brie pizza

This is so easy! I’m just going to give you the ingredients. You should, if you are ANY kind of cook, know how to do this. 🙂 Ingredients: pizza dough brie cheese raw asparagus, sliced vertically mozzarella cheese or brie … Continue reading

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Striped Cheesecake

Thought this would be fun to make and it turned out great. You can use whatever kind of cream cheese you have in the house. It doesn’t taste too sweet either. I loved it. Crust: 1 cup graham cracker crumbs … Continue reading

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