OATMEAL BARS – when applesauce just won’t cut it.
Hi there, Since our recent health scare, I have been thinking about how to take the title of this blog “New Classic Recipe” seriously and to take some classic recipes and try to reduce the fats and sugars. Dom likes a little something sweet after dinner but finding a cookie that is low in saturated…
PIGNOLI THUMBPRINT COOKIES – a Valentine’s Day treat#WBOYC
“ME WANT COOKIES!” COOKIE MONSTER Hi there, When I was a newly minted member of an Italian American family, I learned quickly that any celebration necessitated a homemade cookie tray. And the matriarchs in the family made these trays with such competitive spirit that it should have been an Olympic event. The gold ribbon on…
MARTHA’S BISCOTTI – go ahead and make it. You know your sick of that resolution already!
Hi there, Well, we are 26 days into the new year. Valentine’s Day is so far away and Lent feels like it is right around the corner. I suggest a break from all the fasting and make this delicious biscotti and enjoy it with a glass of vin santo. If anyone points out the lapse…
Fave dei Morti: Italian Cookies for the Day of the Dead
Fave dei Morti: Italian Cookies for the Day of the Dead While Halloween is gaining in popularity, there are other Italian holidays that take precedent this week. The 1st of November is All Saints’ Day (Ognissanti), with the Day of the Dead following straight behind on November 2nd. One of the traditional foods to eat on the…
CINNAMON STREUSEL BISCOTTI – something other than pumpkin for fall 🍂
Hi there, I was at Trader Joes the other day and couldn’t resist buying a jar of salted carmel. Of course, I didn’t have the slightest idea what I was going to do with it. I went through my baking cabinet and found a box of Betty Crocker’s Cinnamon Streusel Muffin Mix. I thought, “Perfect!…