Category Archives: Dessert

Arborio Rice Pudding

What could be more comforting than a dish of homemade rice pudding? And if it’s made with arborio rice, well, than it’s Italian Comfort Food! Rice Select Arboria Risotto Rice — 36 oz The perfect rice pudding should not have rice kernels … Continue reading

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Aunt Mary’s Butter Cake with Nutella*

My Aunt Mary was my grandmother’s younger sister. Actually, she was the middle one. My Aunt Angie was the youngest. Aunt Mary was the baker in the family. She was a wonderful cook as well, but when it came to … Continue reading

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Corn Muffins

Man does not live by Italian bread alone. I’ve loved corn muffins for most of my adult life. When I was a teenager, my friends and I would stop at the neighborhood candy store, BonBons, for a buttered corn muffin … Continue reading

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Sicilian Fig Cookies

I was never a picky eater. But there were some things I just didn’t like as a child. As an adult my taste has changed for certain foods and I have really grown to love fig cookies. As a child,  … Continue reading

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Red Wine Struffoli

My earliest memory of Santa Claus was when I was 4 years old. Yes, I met Santa. He came to my bedroom when I was sleeping and woke me from a sound sleep. Gave me a gift that I unwrapped, still … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving – Chocolate Pecan Pie

If  Thanksgiving isn’t a food holiday I don’t know what is. And I’m sure everyone is going to have plenty of food on their table this Thanksgiving so you don’t need any more recipes from me today. But, just in case … Continue reading

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Apple Pie

It’s the middle of September, the air is crisp and getting cooler outside. Must mean one thing…..IT’S APPLE PIE SEASON!!!!!! Neither my mom or grandmother ever made apple pie. It became an acquired taste for me later on in years. When … Continue reading

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