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Please welcome to the blog Mike Palluzzi, also know as Jennie’s Dad. He and Jennie’s mom helped spark the desire to cook in her, and for that she’s thankful. He brings us the delicious Pizza Gain recipe that everyone should …

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This is the correct response to the phrase, “Top of the morning to you,” a phrase commonly associated with the Irish! And another common Irish connection? St. Patrick’s Day, of course! In honor of the upcoming holiday, I made the …

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When Kelly from Studio DIY asked if I had ever made cannoli before, I said no, but “How hard could it be?” She confessed she had never deep fried anything before, and I was horrified because of that. Never deep …

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Happy Friday, folks! By now, you’ve probably gorged on Mom’s homemade cookies, seafood on Christmas Eve (or is that just us Italians), delicious,┬ádecadent┬áChristmas Day fare, day-after leftovers, and several too many glasses of wine (or is that just us Italians?) …

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Hello folks! As the year quickly approaches its end, it is a time of reflection, a time of resolutions, and most importantly a time to have a great party. If you’re hosting, you can choose the kind of party you …

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Hello from Chicago, kids! We are enjoying second-day leftovers of fish over here, and spending some time watching movies and relaxing. We hope you’re doing the same, but if you find yourselves with some extra Internet-time, we wanted to keep …

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Merry Christmas, everyone! For Christmas Eve dinner in my family, we celebrate with a Feast of Seven Fishes, as the Italians of Southern Italy. This year, we had squid, crab, lobster, scallops, shrimp, mussels, and clams. We steam the clams …

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Christmas is only a few days away, which means it’s last minute shopping time! Here are a few of our recommendations for the foodies, chefs, and kitchen enthusiasts in your life. These are all items we’ve given or received as …

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This weekend, we had a cookie exchange with some bloggers I knew. It was hosted by Studio DIY and Very Sarie and Love Creative. And by we, I mean a bunch of bloggers. I didn’t go because I ended up …

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This weekend we had our annual holiday party! We made many treats, but were having so much fun we forgot to photograph it – but we DID photograph just one new recipe I think you’re going to love – gluten …

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