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Wild Asparagus Carbonara: Umbria Springtime Goodness

Wild asparagus is now sprouting in our Umbrian woods. With a bit of luck, and ideal weather conditions, we’ll be foraging for the woodland goodness until late May. Our pasta at lunch today highlighted the tasty wild asparagus: spaghetti alla...
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Lentil soup

Because we could not eat meat on Fridays, my nonna always made lentil soup. Lentils are good luck to eat on New Year's Day because they look like little coins: the more you eat, the more money you will have! ½ lb. Washed lentils1 Medium...
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Shelly's Potato Chip Cookies

1 lb. butter softened1 cup sugar2 tsp. vanilla3-1/2 cups flour1-1/2 cup potato chips (crushed)Powdered sugar Mix butter and sugar together, add vanilla and flour and mix well. Blend in potato chips. Make small balls approx. 3/4’’ round...
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Cranberry Crave Cocktail

serves 1 1 oz. Conjure Cognac1 oz. Orange flavored liqueur2 oz. Amaretto liqueur2 oz. Cranberry juiceIce Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Strain ice and pour into a cocktail glass. Serve and enjoy.
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Campari Punch

Ingredients (serves 10)2 C. Chilled Campari 1 C. Chilled grappa 4 C. Chilled red current juice (substitute pomegranate or raspberry juice)1 Bottle chilled Prosecco 1/3 C. Pomegranate molasses  1 Lemon, thinly sliced 1 Orange, thinly...
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Ingredients12 oz. Fig Vodka6 oz. Chilled brewed Earl Grey tea9 oz. Fresh tangerine juiceIce6 Fresh fig wedges DirectionsIn a pitcher, combine all of the ingredients except the ice and fig wedges and refrigerate until chilled, at least 1 hour. Stir...
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Hot Apple Pie

This warm apple cider drink makes for the perfect fall cocktail! Ingredients2 oz. TuacaHot apple ciderWhipped creamCinnamon stick for garnish DirectionsPour the Tuaca in an Irish coffee glass. Fill with hot apple cider. Top with whipped cream....
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Italian Pasta Salad

Total time3 hr 20 min 4 servings Ingredients:2 cups Rotini pasta, uncooked1 cup Miceli’s Perline 1 cup chopped zucchini 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes 1/4 cup Kalamata olives 1/4 cup chopped red pepper1/4 cup chopped red onionLemon Ricotta...
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Fennel & Fig Infused Vodka

A savory seasonal infusion. Ingredients18 Oz. Vodka½ lb. Dried Black Mission figs, quartered1 Small fennel bulb, thinly sliced3 or 4 Fresh Black Mission figs, halved DirectionsIn an airtight container, combine the vodka, dried figs and...
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