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Fried Squash Blossoms

When in Rome, eat fried food.

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Laura's Easy Carbonara

A lot of Italian food is regional -- what you mangi in Milano isn't what you'll find in Florence. But, some dishes are beloved by all Italians. No...

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Italian New Year's Traditions

Each country in the world has its own way to celebrate the New Year. Italy is no exception, with Italian New Year’s traditions varying from region to...

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Spaghetti alle Vongole Real Italian Recipe

Italy is touched on most sides by the sea. Unlike other countries, no one place lays claim to seaside preeminence in Italy. So, it's not so much the...

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6 Reasons You Should Visit Italy in the Fall

Why travel to Italy in the fall? The answer's simple: Italy minus the crowds will make you swoon.  While millions of tourists travel to Europe in the...

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5 Non-Touristy Places to Visit in Rome, Italy

When you travel to Rome, Italy, you’ll stroll past millennia of history – with ancient ruins, medieval churches and Renaissance palaces all sharing...

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Top 11 Lunch Spots in Florence, Italy

Florence is a maze of medieval streets and grand Renaissance boulevards—ideal for a slow tour through Italian history.  The artistic marvels housed...

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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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9 Crowd-Free Ways to Experience Italy

Italy tops most travelers’ bucket list – and with good reason. Italy is bellissima. Italians are warm and openhearted. Italy brims with historic...

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-- Sicily's Prettiest Towns -- 10 Must-Explore Cities

  Picking the most beautiful town in Sicily is a bit like asking an Italian what’s their favorite pasta. Endless answers abound but, really, it comes...

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Umbria Under-the-Radar: 4 Towns to Visit Italians consider Umbria Italy’s undiscovered cuore verde (green heart). Bordering the world-famous Tuscan wine country, Umbria embodies Italy's...

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