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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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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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Sicilian Cannoli

Cannoli is a Sicilian pastry originating in Palermo. A crisp tube filled with a sweetened ricotta cream. An authentic recipe of cannoli dough will contain Marsala wine. This provides not only flavor, and sometimes color and aroma, but gives the … Continue reading

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Tiramisu

Ok heads up folks! This is a great recipe. I think it weighs about 10 lbs. You can use any type of pan you like. I used a 9 inch spring form for this one. Ingredients 5 egg yolks 1/4 … Continue reading

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Pizza on the grill

Ingredients Dough: 1 pkg yeast (or 2-1/4 teas. yeast) 1/4 teaspoon sugar 3/4 cup warm water (110 degrees) 1-3/4 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon salt Toppings: Your choice, my ingredients in this picture are pizza sauce, tomato slices, fresh mozzarella, chopped … Continue reading

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Pasta Milanese

Pasta Milanese is a St. Joseph’s Day tradition for Sicilians. The Saint Joseph’s Day menu is meat-free because this day falls during the Lenten season. I’ve seen many different versions of this recipe but this one was given to me … Continue reading

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Italian bread joke

Two guys, one 80 and one 87, were sitting on their usual park bench one morning. The 87 year old had just finished his morning jog and wasn’t even short of breath. The 80 year old was amazed at his … Continue reading

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Eggplant Bucatini

No dish could be more authentic or Sicilian than this. Both bucatini and eggplant are synonymous with Sicily, and the use of breadcrumbs is yet another characteristic of Sicilian cuisine. 4+ tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 small onion, finely … Continue reading

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Pizza!!

Pizza dough 3 cups flour 1 cup lukewarm water (110 degrees) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 package of instant yeast (2-1/4 teaspoons) Combine all ingredients in mixing bowl and knead for 5 minutes until a soft dough ball forms (I use … Continue reading

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Any day is pasta day!

Making pasta is very easy but if you have a manual crank machine like I do, it takes some muscle. Try it some time. You can’t beat the taste of fresh pasta. Pasta dough 4 eggs 2-1/4 cup flour Knead … Continue reading

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