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Lemon & Rosemary Roasted Cece

Tweet Cece is the Italian name but, you may know this lovely legume by chickpeas or garbanzo beans. I always have cans at hand for hummus, salads and snacks, as well as a bag or two of the dried seeds. If you are only familiar with the canned variety, try cooking them up from their […]

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Grilled Peaches with Cannoli Cream

Tweet There’s nothing better than picking your own sweet and juicy fresh fruit from the trees. Sampling as you go with juice dripping down your arm, sitting at large picnic tables smack-dab in the middle of the orchard and eating a pancake breakfast topped with more fruit, sounds like a perfect day to me. YUM! […]

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Roasted Crunchy Cece (Chickpeas)

Tweet The tradition of nibbling on salty snacks while sipping a glass of wine or aperitivo (cocktail) and sharing a plate of appetizers with friends is not a recent phenomenon. This custom is deeply rooted in Italian history. Ancient Romans spent many an hour in country osterie (inns) and smoke-filled taverns doing much the same […]

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