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Citrus Olive Oil and Polenta Muffins

In Loving Memory of Gina DePalma: Citrus Olive Oil & Polenta Cake

Honoring the memory of friend and pastry chef extraordinaire Gina DePalma by baking her citrus olive oil and polenta cake.

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cumpettu calabrese

Christmas in Calabria: Pignolata and Cumpettu

What could be sweeter or more delicious for a Calabrian Christmas than pignolata and cumpettu?

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Pasta with cauliflower

Keeping it Simple with Pasta and Cauliflower Recipe

Pasta with cauliflower is so fast and easy to make, and you can still taste every single ingredient in the final product. Simple, fresh, delicious. Perfect.

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Making Easter Calabrian Cuzzupe with Zia Vincenzina

There’s nothing quite like absorbing family history while also learning to make the age-old recipe for Easter cuzzupe with Zia Vincenzina… Read on...


Recipe: When Life Gives You Mandarins, Make Mandarin Jam

Making this easy mandarin jam recipe is not only a great way to use up a bunch of mandarin oranges, it’s also a wonderful opportunity to slow down and reflect on what is truly important in life.

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Michelle FabioMichelle Fabio is an American attorney-turned-freelance writer living in her family's ancestral village in Calabria, Italy and savoring simplicity one sip at a time. 

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Homemade apple butter
Green beans, potatoes, and pancetta
Glazed Apple Oatmeal Cinnamon Muffins
Pasta with snails alla calabrese
Onion, Oregano, and Thyme Focaccia
Oatmeal Banana Craisin Muffins
Prosciutto wrapped watermelon with bel paese cheese
Fried eggs with red onion and cheese
Calabrian sausage and fava beans
Ricotta Pound Cake