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Twelve Days of Christmas: More Biscotti for Santa

  This biscotti was inspired by our very yummy figgy pudding. You’ll want to start these the night before you bake them to give the fruit time to soak up the liquor. We had quite a bit of dried fruit … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Biscotti with prunes, dried cherries and chocolate

Christmas just isn’t Christmas without adding a few biscotti to the cookie jar, or at least really meaning to. Biscotti with prunes, dried cherries and chocolate 2 1/2 cups flour 1 1/4 cups sugar 2 tsp baking powder 3/4 tsp … Continue reading

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Vanishing Biscotti

The first rule of food blogging: Remember to snap a picture of whatever you’ll be writing about. Never, for instance, bake cookies for a coworker and take them off to work without first artfully displaying them or at least snapping … Continue reading

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Stuffed Chicken with Prunes and Feta

Chicken has to be one of the most versatile meats for stuffing. This idea came about as a way to use up the last of the dried plums leftover from this holiday treat. The spice mixture really complements the flavors … Continue reading

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Pancetta-Wrapped Dates with Ricotta Salata

Stuffed dates have been our to-do list for ages. When Kristy posted her grilled prosciutto-wrapped dates stuffed with goat cheese, we knew we had to make our own. And still we waited. Those little goodies haunted our dreams. Our version … Continue reading

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