Ultimate Ginger Cookies

Eating these cookies is like being wrapped in a big fleece blanket in front of a crackling fire. They will make you yearn for hot spiced cider, pumpkin pie,...

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Eggplant Lasagna Tart with Parmesan-Basil Crust

There seemed to be a perfect storm of savory Italian tart recipes that landed in my inbox within the last month. I first saw a Zucchini Lasagna Tart and...

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FoodBuzz 24,24,24: Could I Be the Next Food Network Star?

This is the fifth season of the Food Network’s dive into reality TV as they search for the network’s next big star. The show airs on Sunday evenings and...

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Butter Pecan Ice Cream

I’m continuing my celebration of National Ice Cream Month with a flavor that most would consider a classic and is found on the menu of just about every ice...

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Vanilla & Brown Sugar Breakfast Polenta

Growing up in an Italian family, it goes without saying that this was not the first time I had polenta. This was, however, the first time that I had...

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Better-than-Brownies Chocolate Cookies

The title essentially says it all. Having trouble deciding between making cookies or making brownies? Your problem is now solved – bake these beauties up and you get the...

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Anise-Almond Biscotti

Biscotti are as familiar to me as chocolate chip cookies are to most children. Growing up in an Italian family and spending a lot of time at my grandma’s...

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