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Zippoli: Authentic Italian Pastry

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Italian deep fried dough is one of the most delightful dessert items that you can enjoy on the menu at an Italian eatery. Often called zippoli, this is a tasty dish that can be served in several different ways, and I have found that it is the perfect finisher most Italian meals. That being said, I decided to try my hand at the Italian dessert to see if I could get the same flavor at home.

How to Make Bolognese Sauce

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How you say, Bolognese!

Spaghetti alla Bolognese, so delicious, so not Italian, but why hold ourselves to tradition when combining talents can make better food?

Bolognese sauce reminds me of the original meat loaf; the original meat loaf was beef, pork, and veal, ground separately and prepared in layers, when was the time you had traditional meat loaf?

Parsley vs Cilantro: How To Tell The Difference

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Learning to cook entails becoming familiar with several types of herbs. You probably cook with basil, oregano, parsley, cilantro, and other leafy herbs on a regular basis. This doesn’t mean that you know what they look like in the wild, however. I’m perfectly happy to admit that I’m very much in this category. If a basil plant sprung up in my backyard I would never recognize it.

How to Make Spaghetti Sauce Less Acidic (The Italian Secret) – Make Your Sauce Taste Better and Easier To Digest

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Acid is a pretty important topic that we very rarely talk about. As much as I like to add a little bit of lemon juice to everything, it doesn’t always go over well. While my dishes taste wonderful, my guests who are prone to acid reflux would very much prefer that I increase the pH of my cooking.

Butternut Squash Ravioli with Maple Cream Sauce – Enjoy Delicious Autumn Pasta 

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I’ve always enjoyed gourds. While there are things about each season I enjoy, I think that squash is the single food I look forward to the most. Gourds come with great memories: for me, it’s pumpkin seeds in October, syrup laden squash with Thanksgiving dinner in November, with a smattering of local squash for dinner in December. I’ll often find myself wistfully longing to spend time with my family over a squash in mid-July.

Delicious Picotta Recipe

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in food

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Introduction to an Italian Flavor Style

The authentic Italian flavor known as “picotta/piccata” is a distinct and very tasteful combination of capers, lemon juice, wine and parsley. The bold flavors of each of the ingredients listed under this recipe are held by a strong bond to each other. They are further brought out with the addition of tasty butter and chicken stock and when combined altogether, they make for a smooth, delicious sauce that is perfect over any dinner dish. 

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