Marshmallow Buttercream Frosting

Marshmallow Buttercream Frosting Who doesn’t love homemade frosting? Everyone can seriously just sit down and lick the entire spoon and bowl when it’s all mixed up. Marshmallow Buttercream is no exception and may be the most evil of all spoon temptresses! INGREDIENTS 2 cups butter, softened 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar 1 teaspoon almond extract…

Ladyfinger Cookies or Savoiardi Biscuits

Italian Ladyfinger Cookies Italians love Meringues. Ladyfinger cookies are no exception to this passion for using egg whites in many of the oldest and most treasured Italian dessert recipes. Meringue helps to create this airy and spongy cookie. Ladyfingers are used for dipping coffee, making layered desserts and for Tiramisu. Use this recipe to build a…

Strawberry Tiramisu

Homemade Strawberry Tiramisu in Jars, Cakes or Layers from the Charming Kitchen

Pasta Recipe – Part Three

HOMEMADE PASTA DOUGH – PART 3 Roll out the pasta, on a lightly floured surface, cut the dough into six or eight pieces. Working one piece at a time, fashion each piece into a rough rectangle, then pass it through your pasta machine on the widest setting (usually #1 or #0). This process will continue…

Homemade Pasta – Part Two

HOMEMADE PASTA DOUGH – PART TWO Go roll out the pasta, on a lightly floured surface, cut the dough into six or eight pieces. Working one piece at a time, fashion each piece into a rough rectangle, then pass it through your pasta machine on the widest setting (usually #1 or #0). This process will…

Homemade Pasta

HOMEMADE PASTA DOUGH – PART ONE This the same recipe our grandmother has used for 80 years. INGREDIENTS ~3 4/5 cups – 4 servings ~1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour ~ 2/3 cups semolina 3 1/4 cups flour ~4 large eggs, at room temperature YOU WILL NEED ~Pastry Board ~Pastry Scraper ~Stand Mixer and Paddle DIRECTIONS…