Mama Carmela’s Napolitana e Siciliano Easter Egg Lasagna

This is a quick and easy version of my Mama Carmela’s famous Easter Lasagna. The addition of hard-boiled eggs and sliced meatballs were influenced by her northern Italian background and make this dish extra delicious and one of a kind! I’ve adapted her recipe and made it “today” friendly for ease of preparation by using […]

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Easter Bunny Bark ~Home is Where the Boat Is

I’m Hopping Down the Bunny Trail with an easy, no-bake treat for Easter, guaranteed to satisfy everybunny’s sweet tooth! This is a quick and easy treat to fill your Easter baskets and one that little bunnies would enjoy help making. I used Annie’s Bunny Grahams for this Easter Bunny Bark. I found the bunny grahams […]…

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Braided Easter Ham Pepperoni & Cheese Bread with Tutorial

  My Mama always made this tasty bread for every religious holiday and if we begged, sometimes in between. Mom used to buy pounds of aged meats and cheeses and painstakingly cube every bit. Then she would mix fresh beaten eggs and finely grated Parmesan and fill and roll, what seemed like dozens, of loaves. […]

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Easter Salad Suggestion:Tuscan Panzanella-Italian Bread Salad

This week we will be exploring the wonders of salad–standalone, sandwich fillers, ethnic-based, potato packed and even an unusual, colorful veggie cornucopia! Today, I’m starting out with an old world,  Italian, family favorite-Panzanella. This fresh, colorful spring and summertime salad offers an incredible and flavorful marriage of tastes–savory, salty, tangy, pungent and sweet. You may […]

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Easter Appetizer: Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese Crostini ~Bishcotti

Isn’t it funny that a piece of toast can fancy up a meal? It’s just the right finishing touch to a hot, steamy cioppino, or the perfect partner to a thick, creamy soup. Toast goes beyond an indulgent breakfast–it’s a snack at any time, a party appetizer, and a dinner pairing. Just think bruschetta with…

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I Love You Valentine Brownies ~Jessica Riga

With Valentine’s Day around the corner I saw it as a perfect oppourtunity to bake something again! This recipe is very similar to my previous baking post, Christmas Tree Brownies, but they were a hit so I thought my Valentine’s Day Brownies would spark some inspiration this V Day too! These brownies are incredibly easy […]…

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Easy Valentine Surf & Turf:Herb & Pepper Crusted Filet Mignon with Jumbo Gulf Shrimp ~Cooking with Ronco

https://videopress.com/embed/LUxmORtm?hd=0&autoPlay=0&permalink=0&loop=0 With Valentine’s Day around the corner, now’s the time to reserve a table…in your own home! Why not skip the over-priced, crowded restaurant this year and impress your Valentine with this quick, easy and elegant dinner for 2 in under 30 minutes in your Ronco Ready Grill. via Easy Valentines Surf & Turf! —

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Chocolate Chip Scones ~NancyCreative

The first time I had these scones, they were made by Priscilla. She brought them to work as a snack for a co-worker’s birthday, and they were really good. She had made them with dried fruit and everyone wanted the recipe. The second time I had these scones, Brenda had made them and brought them…

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One Pan Chicken with Wine, Thyme, Carrots and Bacon ~Safari of the Mind

I’ll have to say the season I enjoy cooking most is the winter time. Soups, stews, chillis, and curries all so satisfying and warming when the weather outside is frightful. I usually make large batches and freeze some for a later date. The slow cooker tends to be my best friend around these months too. […]…

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