With Thanksgiving only a few weeks away, do you have a friend or family member that may enjoy a gluten-free dessert? Our Favorite Gluten-free Pumpkin Pie ¼ cup sugar ½ cup sweet rice flour, quinoa flour (or gluten-free baking mix) 1 teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoons alt 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1-13oz can evaporated milk […]
Our Favorite Apple Pie
Our Favorite Apple Pie ~ Torta di Mella Apple Pie recipe taken from page 137 “MaMa Mia Cucina” Crust: 2 cups flour, sifted 1 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup shortening 5-7 tablespoons chilled water 1 tablespoon sugar Filling: 5 cups of peeled and sliced golden delicious apples 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup brown […]
Red White and Blueberry Fruit Tart
Love those summer-fresh berries! Top them on something that satisfies the sweet tooth, and oh…the temptation! My little girls would grab their little plastic bowls and buckets, stroll down the driveway and into the ‘berry patch’. If they were lucky, they would arrive before their forest friends! It was a smorgasbord of red raspberries and blackberries that were […]
Happy Easter ~ Happy Spring!
Easter Memories… Our family traditions from my Italian childhood home continue as I celebrate many of them with my own family. Easter is celebrated with spring cleaning (out with the old in with the fresh, shiny and new), new clothes (fresh and new), colored Easter Eggs (bright new birth), Easter gift baskets (as a reminder […]