Category Archives: Italian

Secret Ingredient Tiramisu with Homemade Mascarpone Cheese and Ladyfingers

So, as you can see in the title of this post, I’ve made a Tiramisu for you, but not just any tiramisu, a tiramisu with an added secret ingredient! And that secret ingredient is… Pastry cream! Just wait until you … Continue reading

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LEAVE THE GUN, TAKE THE CANNOLI

Who doesn’t love this line from The Godfather? Classic. Who doesn’t love a good cannoli? Hmm, I’m not 100% on that one. Yet. As I typed the title to this entry, one thought swam through my brain.  How many others … Continue reading

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Zuni Cafe Ricotta Gnocchi – The First Daring Cooks Challenge

Yeah, I know, not the most original title, is it? To be honest, I barely pulled this one out.  Some life altering stuff has happened in the past two weeks that has frozen me completely. Without getting into details, I NEARLY lost someone … Continue reading

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