Top Ten | Travel Memories With My Dad In Italy

Top Ten | Travel Memories With My Dad In Italy

My dad is my great friend and to the disbelief of my old high school self, I have come to realize we are...

Red Velvet Biscotti Recipe

Red Velvet Biscotti Recipe

I made these for Valentines Day for the family.  They are delicious, best with a bowl of ice cream or...

Pecan and Candied Orange Biscotti Recipe

Pecan and Candied Orange Biscotti Recipe

Pecan and Candied Orange Biscotti Candied orange peels are my new addiction and these really make this biscotti stand out! Ingredients:...

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Biscotti Recipe

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Biscotti Recipe

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Biscotti My grandma made the best pumpkin chocolate chip cookies.  I used my basic pumpkin recipe and added a...

Top Ten:  Embarrassing Travel Moments in Italy

Top Ten: Embarrassing Travel Moments in Italy

It is only fair that I include my personal top ten embarrassing travel moments after poking fun of others.  Ready...

Candied orange chocolate

Chocolate and Candied Orange Peel Biscotti

Chocolate and Candied Orange Peel Biscotti Yep, I’m on an orange kick! Ingredients: 1 cup chocolate chips + 3/4 cup...

Top Ten:  Things actually heard or done while on tour in Italy

Top Ten: Things actually heard or done while on tour in Italy

When I was taking small groups on tour in Italy, I learned to never be too surprised at what I overheard.  Some...

Biscotti Toscani

Biscotti Toscani

This is a simple and traditional recipe.  I wanted some light and refreshing after last week’s recipe, don’t worry there...

Bacon Chocolate Chip Biscotti

Bacon Chocolate Chip Biscotti

This may just be my best batch of biscotti.  Ever. I know, I know….bacon??  I don’t know how, I don’t...

Finding Balance | A discussion of old traditions and new realities

Finding Balance | A discussion of old traditions and new realities

Two days ago I posted a blog (read it here) about the new laws put in place by Monti to stimulate growth...