Caprese Blintzes

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I’d like to think of this caprese blintz as the epitome of my blended upbringing. Classic Italian flavors rolled up into my favorite childhood breakfast. You wouldn’t catch me blending and mashing up my cultural food because I thought you had to keep it “authentic” But who am I kidding? We are in 2015 now […]

Four Cheese Pizza with Sausage and Peppers

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Happy Sunday! Today, a few of my “bloggy” girlfriends are hosting a “Surprise” baby shower for our dear frint Nicole from Misadventures of a Foodie …….Oh ya….Surprise, Nicole!!   The menu for the party was only the classiest and finest, of course. Pizza, booze and brownies.I figured a four cheese pizza with sausage and roasted […]

Osso Buco with Polenta and Gremolata

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Welcome to the 5th day of Hanukkah and the 5th recipe and country for my Hanukkah party around the world. Today we will be visiting the flavors of Italy! I am always fascinated and inspired by world cuisine flavors and today’s recipe is not only one of, but IS my absolute favorite dish ever. Osso […]

Brussel Sprout Salad with Pistachios and Pecorino

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Before we get into the recipe, I wanted to ask you to please vote for my passion fruit bars in the LA Times Cookie Contest! I entered 2 years ago and won (you can check it out here) and would LOVE to win it again!! All you need is Facebook and click HERE to vote!  […]

Savory Sausage and Onion Bread Pudding

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I’d like to introduce you to my new bff , savory sausage and onion bread pudding. I think you all will get along very, very nicely. A not so distant cousin to your favorite Thanksgiving stuffing with close friends in the bread pudding group, this isn’t your ‘average every year the same thing stuffing’. This […]