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Pumpkin meets my favorite Italian dessert in this Pumpkin Cannoli Dip

  —— Where to find the best cheesesteaks in Philadelphia isn’t the only food topic which we locals have a strong opinion about (for the record, it’s Jim’s Steaks for me.) If you’re from South Philly or live near by and have any Italian blood in your family lineage, you probably have a preference on where to get cannoli – the fried dough pastry filled with sweetened ricotta. In our family, it’s Isgro Pastries (or Potito’s Bakery for a close second.) For our wedding reception, we had mini cannoli from Isgro’s brought in and I may or may not have gone on a “eat cannoli every single day” binge during our honeymoon in Sicily. True be told, my favorite part of the cannoli is the super...

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This Gluten Free Chocolate Yogurt Cake with Strawberry Coulis Recipe is sponsored by Danone North America/ SO Delicious®, but all thoughts, opinions, and the recipe are my own! Thank you for allowing me to work with brands I believe in to continue...

Developing new recipes often takes time and lots of trial and error… We often have to make a new recipe two or three times to get it just right (if not more!). We nailed this Gluten Free Chocolate Yogurt Cake with Strawberry Coulis Recipe the very first time we made it!! Honestly, I would have loved making it a few times in a row- it’s that good! I absolutely LOVE this twist on a traditional chocolate cake! The SO Delicious Unsweetened Plain Coconutmilk Yogurt Alternative is the star of this recipe. It makes this cake SO moist and delicious! To keep it gluten free, we used a mixture of my favorite grain free flours: cassava, almond, and coconut. The cocoa...

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This Mothers Day, surprise your mum with your culinary skills

Put on your chefs hat and whip up some amazing snacks or dessert for your mother. Here are some recipes from Del Monte for you to try at home. Vegan Pumpkin Pasta Ingredients 2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil � Cup Chickpea Flour OrBesan � Cup Coconut Milk 1 Cup Pumpkin Puree 2 Tbsp Italian Seasoning Mix 1 Tbsp Black Pepper Powder 1 Tbsp Red Chilli Flakes 1 Tbsp Dry Italian Herbs 2 Cup Cooked Or Boiled Whole Spirali Pasta Salt to Taste Method: In a pan, heat extra virgin olive oil. Add and roast chickpea flour or besan. Next, add coconut milk. Whisk and mix to form a thick paste. Then, add the pumpkin puree and cook for 5...

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These melt-in-your-mouth sprinkle cookies are soft, chewy and buttery on the inside with a fun little crunch on the outside from fun and festive nonpareils sprinkles! Made with only 6 simple ingredients, these cookies are ready to bake immediately –...

These soft, chewy, and colorful sprinkle cookies are the best cookies I’ve ever made! My husband and I devoured an entire batch in a couple of days and we both agreed that they were some of the best cookies we’ve ever had. What are Sprinkle Cookies? These sprinkle cookies are sugar cookies with a crumby yet soft and buttery inside and a satisfyingly crunchy exterior thanks to the nonpareils sprinkles. Inspired by one of my favorite treats found in Mexican panaderías (bakeries), they’re often referred to as galletas de gragea in Spanish. Ingredients You’ll Need To make these cookies, you need 6 simple ingredients: unsalted butter granulated sugar egg vanilla extract all-purpose flour nonpareils sprinkles The great thing about this...

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Potato Caramel Cakes are gluten-free and over-the-top delicious

Reminiscent of Sticky Toffee Pudding, this is a treat you and your guests won’t be able to get enough of.What do you think of when you think of a potato? Baked with butter on top? Mashed with cream? French fries? I think these are the things that most quickly come to mind — but there’s so much more, including Potato Caramel Cakes. Special Uses for Potatoes Potatoes not only star in recipes, but they can also have secondary roles.  Potatoes can be used to thicken soups and stews. They can be shredded and made into crusts for savory pies. Here’s a delicious example. You can also make perfect donuts with potato. Like cucumbers and other vegetables, potatoes too can be...

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