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Lisa’s 10 Minute Stuffed Peaches

Eating al fresco is done on a daily basis in Sicily. Due to the weather, as it’s usually warm, but also because of the beautiful landscape! Eating outside in the fresh air is a Sicilian tradition. This peach dessert is a perfect ending to an al fresco meal : you grill the
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Lisa’s Cherry Vanilla Semifreddo

If you walk into any pasticceria or bar in Italy you will see a glass refrigerator filled with semifreddi. A semifreddo is a wonderful dessert, or midafternoon snack, as it is light, and, as the name implies, is semi-frozen. Semifreddi come in a variety of flavors, with fruit and
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Lisa’s Sweet Pepper Tart

Summer calls for easy recipes that you can pair with a glass of Prosecco or an Aperol Spritz outside. This Sweet Pepper Tart is just such a recipe! With the creamy goat cheese, crunchy peppers, and bitey black olives, it’s delicious with every bite. Plus, the recipe pairs
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Lisa’s Ooey-Gooey Mushroom Lasagne

This is a wonderful recipe for rich, decadent Northern Italian lasagne! Full of creamy, velvety Besciamella sauce, sautéed mushrooms, and delicious Fontina and Parmigiano cheeses. While this is a perfect dish to serve in the Fall, it’s also wonderful to serve in the Spring,
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Lisa’s Nana’s Ricotta Cake

This recipe is part of Menu 13 in Lisa’s cookbook “Whatever Happened to Sunday Dinner?”. That menu gathers many of the treasured recipes that Lisa’s maternal grandmother, Catherine Lione, taught her. including stuffed peppers, manicotti and this recipe
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Lisa’s Tiramisù with Frutta di Bosco (Wild Berries!)

Tiramisù is a pudding, not a cake! It should be eaten with a spoon as it is soft and whipped. Loving Tiramisù as she does, Lisa has made various versions. You can learn how to make Lisa’s Limoncello Tiramisù on the Lisa’s Italian Kitchen Facebook page and her Classic
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Sicilian Rolled Peppers

Sicilian rolled peppers are a classic Italian appetizer that I’ve always served at my dinner parties. It’s what I like to call agrodolce- a sweet/savory taste that is so typical of the Western part of the Sicilian island where my maternal grandmother’s family
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Lisa’s Tuscan Pot Roast

This classic Tuscan Pot Roast (known as Stracotto, which literally means “overcooked”) is found all over Tuscany in small trattorie. It’s delicious and will satisfy anyone’s hunger, especially on a cold Sunday afternoon in winter. Except, perhaps a hunger
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