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Deborah Russenberger
Grandma's Zeppole {Quick & Easy} - The Cottage Market

Grandma's Zeppole {Quick & Easy} - The Cottage Market

Zeppole is what is frying up in The Cottage Market Kitchen today! A special recipe...this is Grandma's Grandma! The perfect treat any time!

Easy Caprese Garlic Bread

Caprese Garlic Bread Recipe

Garlic bread with fresh mozzarella cheese, tomatoes, basil, and a drizzle of balsamic! The best garlic bread you will ever eat!

Torrone Italian nougat candy ..."At a wedding celebration in Cremona, Italy in 1441, a delicious sweet made of nuts, honey and egg whites was featured. It was fashioned in the shape of the famous tower of Cremona known as "Torrione" ...hence the name torrone."

Torrone: Italian Nougat Candy with Almonds Info & Recipe

Torrone: an Italian candy of sugar, egg whites and honey, most often enjoyed around the holidays. Torrone can be speckled with almonds, hazelnuts or pistachios.

How to Make Chocolate Ravioli: Chocolate Ravioli. These are filled with mascarpone and vanilla, but chocolate ganache with different flavors would be good as well.

How to Make the Best Chocolate Ravioli

26 reviews

Think ravioli is just for dinner? Think again! This chocolate ravioli served with raspberry puree and chopped nuts is a fun twist on dessert!

Melon & Prosciutto skewers

Starters & Canapés: Melon & Prosciutto skewers - Simply Delicious

13 reviews
15 minutes

Melon & prosciutto skewers are perfect served with bubbly for a fabulous start to your Christmas party.

Spinach Chicken Alfredo French Bread Pizza

Spinach Chicken Alfredo French Bread Pizza - Chef in Training

This is a super easy and great dinner for those busy days when there is no time for the kitchen! A family favorite!

Cannoli Ice Cream | Cooking Classy

Cannoli Ice Cream - Cooking Classy

Cannoli in ice cream form equals the greatest dessert ever! This has really got to be one of my new favorite desserts. It must be, I definitely had an

Italian Spumoni Cupcakes

Italian Spumoni Cupcakes

10 reviews
1.5 hours

The layered flavors of Italian spumoni ice cream is captured in cupcake form thanks to layers of white cake, pistachio pudding and pie filling, cherry juice and chocolate frosting.

Torrone - a homemade kind typical of southern Italy including Calabria and Sicily that is dark and more like a brittle

Torrone | An Italian Canadian Life

The Christmas season invariably starts with some baking in an Italian household. Mine is no different. I've been on the lookout for a recipe that

Pull Apart Caprese Bread

Pull Apart Caprese Bread

Pull apart bread yeast topped with delicious fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil. Fun homemade summer bread, great appetizer or starter.

Tomato Basil Pizza Dip

Gooey Tomato Basil Pizza Dip and a box of crackers makes a great after school or game day snack. This is one appetizer that won't last long at parties.

Cassata Siciliana - Classic Sicilian dessert

Cassata Siciliana for a Blog Birthday

Today Food Lover's Odyssey turns three. Before anything else, I want to thank all of you for helping me get here. I truly appreciate all your visits to the site, your comments, emails and Facebook "likes." I've been able to...

Award-Winning, Sicilian Pizza Cannoli

Award-Winning, Sicilian Pizza Cannoli

First Place Prize-Winning, Pizza Cannoli What in the World is a Pizza Cannoli?? Whenever there is a pizza contest, I get so excited because I get a chance to use my skills acquired from the "real deals" in Napoli, Itay, and my most recent experience in Tuscany last summer. I was SOOOO excited to stretch my brain to it's outer-limits, and I knew I wanted to do something way outside the 'pizza box, " and being Italian American, myself, I wanted to put a spin on something quintessentially…