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Christmas tortellini (tortellini in brodo)

Straddling the northern provinces of Italy and the Apennine mountains to the south, lies the sizable but little-known region of Emilia-Romagna. Here, two cities claim to be the birthplace of tortellini: Bologna and Modena. Despite its miniature size, this pasta has an elaborate and disputed history.

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Panzanella (Tuscan tomato and bread salad)

Whether your summer is swelteringly hot or sunny with a mild breeze, warmer days and more time spent outdoors have us naturally craving fresher, juicier, and lighter foods. The abundance of locally-grown fruits and vegetables…

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Strawberry risotto

"Come over for dinner and I'll cook for you", he says excitedly. Not knowing what to expect, we accept the offer and pencil a date and time into our calendar. Since I typically (and happily) cook for others, it gives me a thrill when someone else wants to do the same for me.

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