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Chocolate Breakfast Scones

If you’ve taken a look at the “Sweets” section of my site, you can tell I really love chocolate. The other day, I had a chocolate craving but it wasn’t even 8am, so I decided to make something breakfast appropriate with chocolate so I didn’t feel so bad eating it that early! And with that came these Chocolate Breakfast Scones.…
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Focaccia alla Barese

I recently connected with Rossella Rago, author of the Cooking with Nonna cookbook, and she was kind enough to send me a copy (thanks, Rossella!). The cookbook features over 100 classic Italian recipes (such as Sicilian Rice Balls, Fried Calamari, Ricotta Cookies), along with advice and stories from 25 Italian grandmothers. Such a fun and sweet concept! There are SO…
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Oatmeal Cookies with Raisins and Dried Cranberries

Every holiday season, my grandmother (mom-mom) would make a big tub of these oatmeal cookies. John loved them so much, that mom-mom would make extra just for him – and when I say extra, I mean a huge bag. When she recently passed away, I made sure to find this recipe in her kitchen so that I continue to make…
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