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Sicilian Sunrise

Tweet A colorful libation to begin a delicious day! Brunch is my favorite way to entertain. It can be casual or elegant, yet the atmosphere is always festive, friendly and fun. It is the perfect opportunity to invite newcomers to the neighborhood, celebrate a special occasion or just relax and enjoy with family and friends. […]

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Sicilian Arancello

Tweet Many families throughout Italy and Sicily make their own limoncello, the famous Italian lemon liquor. There was a time when this digestivo (after dinner drink) was difficult to find but it is now readily available in most markets. What you won’t find however, is the orange liquor, known as arancello. Typically, this libation is […]

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Limoncello Fresco

Tweet The famous Italian lemon liqueur, Limoncello, is simply lemon zest steeped in vodka for several weeks, then mixed with a simple syrup and aged a little longer. Served icy cold, (Limoncello is kept in the freezer) it’s the perfect after dinner drink on a sweltering summer evening or a refreshing libation on a sunny […]

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Lemon Capri

Tweet The picturesque Island of Capri, in the Bay of Naples, once a rather secret destination for artists, writers and the rich and famous, sees nearly 10,000 visitors a day during the summer. My suggestion … wait until the fall to visit this enchanting island and make this luscious libation to enjoy now. Limoncello, an […]

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Limoncello Chicken Skewers

Tweet   We know that lemon and chicken compliment each other, but add fresh and fragrant Limoncello to the recipe and your guests will compliment you ! Limoncello (lee-mohn-CHEH-loh) is an Italian lemon liquor, and is grown  along the lush hillsides of the Almafi Coast. Authentic Limoncello is made from Sorrento lemons. You will almost […]

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Limonata

Tweet When the weather begins to heat up, many of us reach for a tall glass of ice-cold lemonade to cool off. Italian limonata (lemonade) requires only a few simple ingredients of lemon juice, sugar, water and basil. I like the crisp clean taste that the basil brings to this summertime favorite. This recipe is […]

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Limoncello Tiramisu

Tweet   Although there are myths to the contrary, it may surprise you to discover that Tiramisu (which means “pick-me-up” in Italian) was created quite recently (by European standards). Sometime in the 1930’s, a small restorante (restaurant) in Treviso, located northwest of Venice on Italy’s Adriatic coast, came up with this decadent dessert. Clients of […]

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