Red Velvet Biscotti Recipe

I made these for Valentines Day for the family.  They are delicious, best with a bowl of ice cream or a glass of dessert wine.  Definitely not something you will find on your trip to Italy. Ingredients: 2 1/2 – … Continue reading →

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: 1/2 cup  butter 2 large eggs 3/4 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup pecans 2 Tb Orange juice concentrate 2 to 2¼ cups … Continue reading →

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 twist in her honor. Ingredients: 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1  cups firmly packed brown sugar  2/3 white sugar 2 tsp … Continue reading →

Chocolate Candied Orange Biscotti

Chocolate and Candied Orange Peel Biscotti Yep, I’m on an orange kick! Ingredients: 1 cup chocolate chips + 3/4 cup chocolate chips to fold into dough 1/2 cup  butter 2 large eggs 1 cup granulated sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract … Continue reading →

Biscotti Toscani

This is a simple and traditional recipe.  I wanted some light and refreshing after last week’s recipe, don’t worry there isn’t any bacon hidden in this one!  Recipe courtesy of Lou Seibert Pappas and his glorious book Biscotti. Ingredients Makes … Continue reading →

White Chocolate Pumpkin Biscotti

Biscotti Recipe:  Week Two, White Chocolate Pumpkin This is yummy with a cup of tea too! Ingredients: 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1  cups firmly packed brown sugar  ½ white sugar 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 2 tsp pumpkin … Continue reading →

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 know why and quite frankly I don’t care.  It works and its to die for.  Here is the recipe, adapted from … Continue reading →

Peppermint Chip Chocolate Biscotti

Biscotti Recipe:  Week One – Peppermint Chip Chocolate Biscotti For those of you that missed my previous post, my New Year’s Resolution this year is to make a new biscotti recipe every week.  Take that weight watchers! Ingredients: 1 cup  coarsely chopped … Continue reading →

Chocolate Dipped Butterscotch Biscotti

It’s down to the wire, only five days until Christmas and I still need to come up with little gifts for the neighbors, the teachers, bus driver, garbage man and anyone who decides to give me something unexpected.  Read More Here

Zuppa di Zucca e Spinaci – Squash and Spinach Soup

I found this delicious recipe from Mary Ann Esposito on her website, Ciao Italia.  I had a ton of squash and was looking for something warm and cozy to cuddle up with on a cold Idaho winter night.  This soup fit the bill perfectly!  Read More Here

Weeknight Bolognese from Ina Garten

I am a huge Ina Garten fan, so when she did an Italian special on the foodnetwork I had to try it.  Mama Mia!  Once again she delivered and the meal got a double thumbs up from the kids.  The best part is that the recipe is easy and quick.  Read More Here

Rachael Ray’s Carbonara

This is a super easy classic Italian recipe (and inexpensive).  I will substitute bacon when good pancetta is not available.  Read More Here

Homemade Italian Pizza

This is the best pizza I have had outside of Italy.  The recipe is easy and fun for the whole family but get ready for a mess!  I’m pretty sure we dirtied every dish in the house.  Read More Here

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