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Linguine with Potatoes

Today’s recipe is not my own.  It’s actually my mother’s.  It is one of her favourite pasta sauces and she made it for all of us when visiting from Italy.  Usually, as a rule of thumb, Italians do not eat … Continue reading

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Green Bean, Tomato and Potato Salad

Today I want to share with you the recipe for a delicious and healthy side dish.  This Green Bean Tomato and Potato Salad is very special to me and eating it always takes me back in time.  My mum would … Continue reading

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CAPPELLACCI WITH SAUSAGE AND PORCINI

Happy New Year everybody!  I hope you had a fun (and food) filled New Year’s Eve and I wish you all the best for 2014!!!  Today I want to celebrate the beginning of the new year with a special recipe.  … Continue reading

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COTECHINO WITH ITALIAN MASH POTATOES

As the last post of the year, I had to share with you a cotechino recipe.  That’s because Italians always have at least one slice of cotechino on New Year’s Eve!  It’s a tradition that I love to keep alive … Continue reading

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SAFFRON GNOCCHI WITH SAUSAGE AND PORCINI

Todd, who is The Daring Kitchen’s AWESOME webmaster and an amazing cook, is our September Daring Cooks’ host! Todd challenged us to make light and fluffy potato Gnocchi and encouraged us to flavor the lil pillows of goodness and go … Continue reading

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GORGONZOLA FILLED POTATO GNOCCHI WITH BUTTER AND SAGE

When I saw these gnocchi, I could not resist.  If you follow this site, I am sure you know that yours truly is a gorgonzola-holic (?!) and just the thought of biting into soft pillowy potato gnocchi to find a … Continue reading

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SHEPHERD’S PIE

Our Daring Cooks’ December 2012 Hostess is Andy of Today’s the Day and Today’s the Day I Cook! Andy is sharing with us a traditional French Canadian classic the Paté Chinois, also known as Shepherd’s pie for many of us, and if … Continue reading

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MINT & POTATO TRIANGOLINI WITH BURNT BUTTER

Today’s recipe is about simple ingredients.  Actually, come to think of it, authentic Italian cooking is often about simple ingredients.  I really wanted to make some stuffed pasta, but I did not have a lot of time (nor the ingredients) … Continue reading

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