Food, Recipes

Cannoli Dip

Cannoli Dip This dip is fantastic and served with chocolate and regular graham crackers and easy to make!! I have been asked several times to bring this for dessert. I actually found this on Pinterest. I have it pinned under Italian Desserts if you want to check it out that way!   Ingredients 15 oz. Ricotta Cheese, strained (see step 1) 8 oz. Mascarpone cheese (Italian Cream Cheese) 1/2 cup powdered sugar, plus more for dusting at […]

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7 signs you are eating at a tourist trap in Italy. ouritalianjourney.com
Food, Tips

7 Signs You Are Eating in a Tourist Trap

7 Signs You Are About to Eat In a Tourist Trap Signs? You finally get to Italy and want to truly enjoy the culture. You want to enjoy the people, the food, and La Dolce Vita; the good life. How can you avoid tourist traps? There are easy signs to look out for – warning signs that especially in restaurants you can spot before sitting down at a table. We hope these 7 signs help you […]

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Sorrento, Italy. top 10 things to do, ouritalianjourney.com
Italy, Travel

10 Top Things to do in Sorrento, Italy

Ahhh, Sorrento Famous for its lemons and limoncello, Sorrento has so much to offer visitors. Sorrento is a great location to visit the region by car and train. So where is Sorrento located? It is situated across the Bay from Naples. It is a peninsula with the most amazing coastline views and charm. Went spent a little less than a week back in 2012 and this town has since stayed close to my heart. Map of […]

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Tips, Travel

How to Dress Traveling in Italy | Practical Suggestions

How to Dress Traveling to Italy Traveling to Italy and wondering how to dress and what to pack? Of course, it will depend on the time of year you are visiting but there are some basic practical suggestions we can make to help you along. We have traveled to Italy many times and these are suggestions that I wish I would have known when we first visited back in 2010.   Disclaimer:  By no means am […]

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Monsoon season, flooding and the power of social media. ouritalianjourney.com Arizona Flooding
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Phoenix, AZ Flooding & power of Social Media

Flooding & Social Media August 23, 2018 How are flooding and social media connected? We are temporarily living in a condo located at the Pointe Tapatio Cliffs Condos in Phoenix, Arizona. We have lived in Arizona for just about 30 years and never experienced flooding like this before. Yes, we’ve seen photos of flooding in Arizona which is common during our Monsoon Season, but not personally up front and center. I posted three videos of what […]

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Food, Recipes

Parmesan Cheese Crisps

Who Doesn’t Like Parmesan? Parmesan cheese crisps are easy and simple to snack alone or include with a salad. Of course, it should go without saying that the better the Parmesan cheese, the better the taste. Always purchase the best you can afford when making something that will stand alone like this. When cheese is incorporated into a recipe it becomes a different story. Directions Preheat the oven to 400° Shred Parmesan cheese. Line a […]

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