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Cinnamon-Sugar Rice Pudding with Bourbon-Soaked Raisins

I was always that person that gave rice pudding the side eye. You know, the skeptical sideways glance that said, “Maybe, but deep down, I know I won’t like...

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Most Popular Cookbooks and Kitchen Equipment

I started doing seasonal roundups of popular cookbooks and kitchen equipment awhile back, but haven’t done one in quite some time. Since we just reached the one-quarter mark of...

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The Weekend Dish

The Weekend Dish: 4/7/2012

Happy holiday weekend to all of you celebrating Easter and Passover! Do you have any special plans for the weekend? I will be taking in the Penguins game this...

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Strawberries and Cream Angel Food Cake Roll

Strawberries and Cream Angel Food Cake Roll

One last recipe before Easter, and I felt like a light, fresh, spring-themed dessert was in order. The strawberries here have been gorgeous the last week or so; they’re...

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Bacon and Cheese Easter Bread

Bacon and Cheese Easter Bread

Yesterday I shared with you a traditional Italian Easter Bread recipe from my Chief Culinary Consultant’s family; today I share with you my grandma’s famous bacon and cheese Easter...

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Italian Easter Bread

Italian Easter Bread

I like to think that I am usually pretty “with it” when it comes to Italian food traditions, having come from an Italian family with a grandma who lived...

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Homemade Peanut Butter Eggs

As a kid, Easter Sunday always fell very closely behind Halloween when it came to raking in the candy loot. In some ways, it was actually better. Sure, on...

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