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Mustazzoli - Sicilian Spice Cookies

Mustazzoli-Sicilian Spice Cookies

Mustazzoli, mustazzoli, or mostaccioli are cookies, not to be confused with mostaccioli pasta.  These cookies are traditionally served at Christmas time throughout southern Italy.  The cookie has Arabic origins and dates to ancient Roman times where mustaceum cakes were made using grape must.  The first step in winemaking is pressing the grapes with skin and all, […]

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Baked Sausage Mostaccioli

Most of the recipes I post are from my Sicilian friends and family.  Today I’m making one exception, my friend Jim McNeal’s recipe for baked mostaccioli.  Jim was so excited when he heard that I started this blog – he immediately offered his recipe to me.  It was such an honor that I couldn’t pass […]

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