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Savoiardi cookies -- often called ladyfingers in the United States -- were created in the Piedmont region of Italy in 1348 during the early

Christmas is for sharing, and some of the best gifts to share are the ones you've made yourself. The only snag about edible gifts

During a hosted visit to explore the city of Napa, I stayed at the Inn on Randolph in a leafy neighborhood within walking distance

Cantucci, crunchy almond biscotti, are a Tuscan classic. Created in Siena, they are popular throughout Italy. While in the United States we sometimes dunk

If you want a moist autumn cake, put a persimmon in it. Or, in the case of this recent obsession I call persimmon pudding

At this time of year,  holiday recipes pile up almost as quickly as calories.  For some cooks, not having recipes chosen at this point