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How to Make Classic Sicilian Caponata from Scratch

Caponata is a savory side from the island of Sicily. It’s a sweet and sour veggie medley -- marrying caramelized eggplant, salty olives, crisp celery...

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Chiacchiere: Italy's Traditional Carnival Sweets

Each year, carnevale takes place right before the  season of Lent—the forty days leading up to Easter.  Carnival is the food-filled feast that...

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How Do Italians Really Eat Spaghetti?

As a foreigner in Italy, it can be hard to figure out the proper way to eat your pasta. Should you dust you penne in parmesan? Or, do you leave the...

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Treat Yourself to Tricked Out Pumpkin Pasta

Autumn means one thing — pumpkin season! Gourds abound in local markets and fairs. In Italy, you can even spot spaghetti costumed in pumpkin. Yep,...

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Peach & Polenta Cake with Mascarpone Cream

Peach & Polenta Cake with Mascarpone Cream Summer in Italy brings with it a bounty of fresh fruit -- from sweet Sicilian lemons to sunset-orange apricots. Averaging over 200 days of sunshine...

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