White Chocolate Peppermint Biscotti

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Festive biscotti laced with the cool, zinginess of peppermint and balanced with the sweetness of white chocolate, perfect for Christmas morning and worthy of gracing your holiday cookie platter. Biscotti are dry, crunchy cookies destined for dunking into coffee, tea or dessert wine. They were traditionally made without fat and twice baked to produce a… 

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Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Tate’s Bake Shop is Southampton’s favorite bakery! Founder, owner and baker Kathleen King makes all of Tate’s baked goods from the finest ingredients, just the way she made them when she was 11-years old and first started selling cookies at her family’s farm stand. Her business has expanded a lot since then to include cakes,… 

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A Cookbook Giveaway!

This Giveaway has ended! Winner announced at the bottom of post. Cinnamon Spice & Everything Nice turned two this month! Happy Anniversary to me! I’m celebrating all month long with giveaways. One person will receive one of the following cookbooks – winner’s choice! 101 Gourmet Cupcakes in Ten Minutes by Wendy Paul A Field Guide… 

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Italian Wedding Soup

I have a hearty soup recipe today for Italian Wedding Soup. The name refers to the meat and vegetables marrying well together. Minestra Maritata means married soup. And it truly is a harmony of flavors with tasty, tender, little meatballs swimming in an herby broth with tubettini pasta, spinach, carrots, onion and garlic. It is… 

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Pasta with Fried Chile Peppers and Bread Crumbs

This is a bold and sassy recipe for pasta with fried red chile peppers and bread crumbs. It is a traditional recipe from the region in Southern Italy known as Basilicata. A special pepper is grown there called peperone di Senise; a sweet red pepper with a flavor much like a mild red Mexican chile…. 

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Vanilla Coconut Snowball Cupcakes

This is a classic recipe for Vanilla Cupcakes with a coconut flavor twist thrown in. They are frosted with a sour cream frosting and dusted with more coconut over top. The inspiration for them came when I was snowed in for five long days last week. I was craving sweet and uncomplicated. Nothing fancy. Just… 

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Arugula and Feta Pasta Toss

This easy pasta recipe was inspired by Lidia Bastianich. She’s an Italian Chef on PBS with cookbooks and restaurants. I love her food – a mix of rustic, comforting, sometimes complex and often times simple recipes. I caught bits and pieces of her making a pasta dish using Ricotta Salata and arugula and knew instantly… 

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