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Noni's Italian Walnut Shortbread Cookie Recipe
Aida Mollenkamp

Noni’s Italian Walnut Shortbread Cookie Recipe

One cookie that is 100% holiday around here are these Italian Walnut Shortbread Cookies. Well, my Noni's (aka Italian grandmothers') claims they're of Italian origin but I've never seen these cookies anywhere else. Made like a leavened (as in, with egg) shortbread cookie and then frosted, it's a cookie I've never seen anywhere in Italy or here in the States.

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Fresh Pear Fritters With Ginger Sugar Recipe
Aida Mollenkamp

Fresh Pear Fritters With Ginger Sugar Recipe

There are certain fried foods we're always game to make because they're so delicious they are well worth the effort. Case in point? There are some classic Roman street snacks, like suppli, the fries for the chorizo and egg sandwich, and these pear fritters. And this Fresh Pear Fritters With Ginger Sugar Recipe takes us back to the Roman streets.

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Citrusy White Negroni Cocktail Recipe
Aida Mollenkamp

Citrusy White Negroni Cocktail Recipe

A twist on the classic Negroni cocktail this one is made with all white liquors including Cocchi Americano, gin, and dry vermouth, that is why we called it the Citrusy White Negroni Cocktail, and here is the recipe.

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Honey Balsamic Fig And Prosciutto White Pizza Recipe
Aida Mollenkamp

Honey Balsamic Fig And Prosciutto White Pizza Recipe

This Honey Balsamic Fig And Prosciutto White Pizza recipe is a simple seasonal recipe for a white pizza (aka a pizza without tomato sauce) topped with creamy cheese, figs, and curls of prosciutto. It's a great light meal or can be cut into bite-sized pieces for an easy app!

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Basic Pizza Dough Recipe
Aida Mollenkamp

Basic Pizza Dough Recipe

Is this Basic Pizza Dough recipe the most authentic pizza dough ever? No. But it is very easy, flavorful, and versatile enough to go from the oven to the grill and take on an assortment of toppings.

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