Family and Holidays

And the angel said unto them…

“And the angel said unto them,Fear not, for behold, I bringyou good tidings of great joy,which shall be to all people.For unto you is born, this day in the city of David, a Savior,which is Christ the Lord.”  …

Family and Holidays

BIS NONNO’S CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER

  (Some dishes are so tied to tradition that it wouldn’t be the holiday without them.)   3 Tbs Olive Oil – to coat bottom of large pot 1 Large Onion – roughly chopped 1 Medium Carrot – finely…

Family and Holidays

CHRISTMAS BLESSINGS

May you haveWarm hugs to greet youFun times to meet youJoy in whatever you doGod’s love to guide youGood friends beside youAnd Happiness all the year through!   Drinking from the Grolla Cup has been a tradition in our…

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DOUBLE CHOCOLATE BISCOTTI and More!

    2 CUPS FLOUR 1 TSP BAKING SODA  ½ CUP COCOA POWDER – unsweetened 1 CUP WALNUTS – chopped 1 TSP SALT 6 TBS BUTTER – unsalted, softened 1 CUP SUGAR 2 EGGS – room temperature ¾ CUP…

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CHOCOLATE WALNUT INDIVIDUAL SOUFFLES

  ¾ CUP SUGAR 3 TBS COCOA POWDER – unsweetened 3 LARGE EGG YOLKS 4 LARGE EGG WHITES 1/3 CUP TOASTED WALNUTS – finely chopped POWDERED SUGAR   8 INDIVIDUAL SERVINGS   Preheat oven to 400º. Butter eight ¾…

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FRANCESCA’S SUGAR STICKS

(From My Dear Friend Francesca German in Erie, PA) 6 Egg Whites 1 Cup Flour Sifted ¾ Cup Sugar – plus extra for second baking 2 tsps Vanilla Extract 1 Cup Walnuts – whole 8 Tbs Butter – unsalted,…

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TELLING THE CHRISTMAS STORY

Christmas comes every year on December 25th but one never knows when the Christmas moment will hit.  It could be a song heard on the radio, or the scent of winter in the air.  But whatever, it never comes…

Italian Breakfast

PIZZELLE

Tasty small round traditional Italian waffle cookies easily made on a pizzelle iron.   6 EGGS – room temperature 1 CUP SUGAR 1 CUP OIL – vegetable or canola 3 CUPS FLOUR 2 TSPS VANILLA FLAVORING – or your favorite…