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Wine, Anise, and Black Pepper Biscotti

Italians are partial to hard cookies (biscotti).  They enjoy dunking them in coffee and wine.  Although technically not a cookie, these rustic, savory biscotti are meant to be enjoyed with wine and cheese.  They are spiced with black pepper, anise, and sesame seeds.  Italian Wine Taralli, which are shaped and boiled briefly before baking, are […]

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Cousin Pina’s Taralli Cookies

Growing up, Christmas time in our family was a time of celebrating and embracing our family, friends and food, and being thankful for what we had.  Christmas was more about the comradery of sharing the feast table with special foods that were only prepared for the occasion.  We didn’t have much, but I remember them […]

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