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Cucidati – Italian Fig Cookies

Cucidati is a traditional Italian cookie, originating in Sicily, that is filled with a mixture of figs and other fruits, nuts, and seasonings. Some recipes vary but the “standard”...

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Bananas Foster Bread Pudding

I have a rather brief history with bread pudding, having tried it for the first time only this past New Year’s Eve. But oh, I was in love. Perhaps...

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Triple Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Traditionally, oatmeal cookies are made with the addition of raisins and not much else. I have occasionally come across recipes that will include nuts or chocolate chips in addition...

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Ham and Split Pea Soup

Let’s be honest – split pea soup is by far one of the least appetizing dishes to look at. My grandma always made this when I was a younger...

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For the Love of Peanut Butter and Cinnamon

Any of you that know me in real life or who have followed my blog for any significant length of time are well aware that I’ve been plagued by...

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Sugar Cookies for the Super Bowl

Okay, first things first… I’m from Pittsburgh and I love my Steelers. I couldn’t be more excited about their Super Bowl win – it’s a wonderful time to be...

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Philadelphia-Style Vanilla Ice Cream

I’m sure it’s a bit bizarre to see ice cream recipes popping up during the winter months, but when you are lucky enough to receive the KA ice cream...

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