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  • Mortadella pizza sandwich is easy to make and fantastic! ouritalianjourney.com
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    Mortadella “Pizza” Sandwich

    Mortadella Pizza Sandwich Who doesn’t love mortadella? One day I was watching Giada De Laurentiis in her show on Food Network, Giada in Italy, and she made this recipe, Pizza Bianca. It…

  • Cannoli Dip 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 the end, if desired 1/2 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips (keep 2 tbsp min to garnish) First, you have to strain the Ricotta cheese into a mixing bowl. Cheesecloth works best but paper towels in combination would work too. Twist to squeeze as much of the liquid out as you can. Discard liquid. In a mixing bowl using a spatula, blend together the Ricotta and the Mascarpone cheese; smoothing out any lumps as you go. Fold in powdered sugar. In a separate mixing bowl, whip heavy cream until stiff peaks form. Add half of the whipped cream to Ricotta mixture and fold until combined, then add remaining half until combined. Fold in chocolate chips, reserving 1 – 2 Tbsp to garnish. Serve chilled and topped with remaining chocolate chips, dusted lightly with powdered sugar. Serve with graham crackers, strawberries, whatever! This freezes well too so you can make ahead and then thaw in the fridge before serving.
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    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…

  • parmesean crisps, ouritalianjourney.com
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    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,…

  • frittata, ouritalianjourney.com
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    Versatile Frittata

    Frittata A frittata is an easy way of making an omelet but sending it to the next level. It is wonderful for lunch or a light dinner served with a side salad.…

  • muffuletta; ouritalianjourney.com
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    Muffuletta Sandwich

    Muffuletta This muffuletta recipe sounds complicated but really isn’t. It is best made a day ahead of time. Try it and let us know what you think!   This post contains affiliate…