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Marsala Apple Cake

Tweet The town of Marsala is located in the north west part of Sicily and produces a fortified wine bearing her name. In the late 1700’s the wine was ‘fortified’ with Brandy thus giving it a longer shelf life for all those seafaring men. I recently had a neighbor (who is an excellent baker) ask […]

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Chicken Marsala al Forno

Tweet One of my favorite meals is veal Marsala and if I’m dining out and it’s on the menu, it’s difficult for me to resist. This baked (al forno) recipe is a version of the classic chicken Marsala. The original is made with chicken breasts, dusted with flour, briefly sauteed and served with a Marsala […]

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Beef Brisket with Carmelized Onions & Marsala Sauce

Tweet Much of the nation’s supply of brisket is made into corned-beef, pastrami or pot roast. Corned-beef brisket is a brisket that has been preserved with salt and flavorings (corned). That is not the kind to use for this recipe. Brisket contains very little fat, leaving the muscle fibers quite tough which is why it […]

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Fillet of Sole with Marsala Sauce

Tweet I use Marsala in many of my dishes. This rich and velvety sauce is one of the easiest to prepare and is a delicious compliment to the delicate fillets. Did you know that Marsala in Arabic (Mars-el-Allah) means port of God? It is in this sleepy seaside village on the western coast of Sicily, […]

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