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4 April, 2015

Ginger Orange Chipotle Chicken

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What do you know about the “Blood Orange”? The blood orange is a type of orange with a flesh that is almost-blood-colored. The fruit is about the same size as an average regular orange, though it can be smaller or larger. What gives the blood orange its distinctive dark flesh color is due to the a
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12 July, 2014

Easy Homemade Cappuccino

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— This article is an update from a prior article posted April. 23, 2014. The following article is more in depth with added images— There’s nothing quite like a freshly made cappuccino to go with breakfast. However, buying one from a commercial coffee shop is not the same as creating an authentic cup at home.
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25 June, 2014

Pesto Orecchiette with Chicken Sausage

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Italian cuisine is always an elaborate meal. You gather several ingredients and spend half the day or more. But this recipe , this Italian pasta dish, is fast , simple and easy in under 40 minutes. It has vegetables for lots of vitamins and minerals. Garlic good for digestion and helps fight against stomach cancer.
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28 April, 2014

The 3 “B”s of Piedmont Wines: Barolo, Barbaresco, and Barbera

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Without question, Italy is one of the most esteemed wine producing countries in the world and the Piedmont (Piemonte) region in northern Italy ranks near the top in terms of the quality of wines it produces. Any discussion of Piedmont wines would be incomplete without shining a spotlight on the 3 “B”s of this region
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23 April, 2014

Home Made Cappuccino in 3 Easy Steps

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There’s nothing more delectable than a freshly made cappuccino to go with breakfast. Purchasing one from a commercial coffee shop or a local coffee house can be the same, but if you want an authentic Cappuccino, you need to prepare one  at home. Preparing an authentic Italian-style cappuccino at home can be done in three
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13 April, 2014

Peach Bellini Cocktail

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The classic peach Bellini was created by Giuseppe Cipriani, abartender at Harry’s Bar in Venice. In 1948, this unique concoction of white peach nectar and northern Italy’s own sparkling prosecco wine was named the “Bellini” in honor of artist Giovanni Bellini. The classic Bellini cocktail is a study in simplicity. It calls for just 2
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12 March, 2014

Differences Between Northern & Southern Italian Cuisine

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“Let’s go find a good Italian restaurant tonight.” If you immediately envision pasta with lots of red sauce, you are not alone. Italian cuisine is very often lumped into one red-check-tablecloth-covered category. Yes, this image is part of the Italian culinary experience, but it is only a small part of the whole picture. If you
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