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Struffoli (honey balls)

Struffoli (honey balls) by Joseph Gargiulo

A Christmas favorite in Italian households. When I was growing up in my home there was always a bowl of these available to munch on with milk or, as I got older, with coffee. They are honey glazed pastry balls which are great for a festive snacking treat.

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Frittelle veneziane

Frittelle veneziane by Shawnna and Davide Busetti

Carnevale (aka Mardi Gras) season is an enormous tourist attraction in Venice. It is a time for festivities which include the amazingly beautiful Venetian masks, but also a whole host of foods that are part of the tradition. Fritoe or frittelle alla Veneziana are similar to a doughnut or fritter. The recipe makes a lot, so it's a…

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Kala Jamun

Kala Jamun by vidhya

Kala Jamun are dark colored (almost black) gulab jamuns made from paneer and khoya and then deep fried and coated with sugar syrup. Khoya is similar to Ricotta cheese, is commonly used to prepare many sweets and in some vegetable gravies. The major differences between Gulab Jamuns other than the appearance is the inclusion of Khoya…

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Toffee-Chocolate Chip and Bacon Wonton Cookies

Toffee-Chocolate Chip and Bacon Wonton Cookies by Robyn Savoie

The Wisconsin State Fair is upon us once again. Over the next few days, I will be posting some great recipes connected to the "Golden Spork" Awards. The Sporkies is a Wisconsin State Fair food competition that started in 2013. This is my spin on Emma's Cookie Kitchen "Deep Fried Maple Bacon Cookie Dough." Think about it...crispy…

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Chocolate wontons

Chocolate wontons by mildlyindian

What can be more satisfying that oooey gooey chocolate in a crispy crunchy exterior…

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Semolina (Rava) Ladoo

Semolina (Rava) Ladoo by Navaneetham Krishnan

Traditional Indian sweet with a pleasing scent of ghee and nutmeg.

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Jalebi

Jalebi by Suhaina Rasheed

Indian sweet made with all purpose flour fried and dipped in flavored sugar syrup.

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Chocolate-Filled, Deep-Fried Bananas

Chocolate-Filled, Deep-Fried Bananas by Celeste Jenkins

This is a warm, scrumptious treat that is sweet, chocolaty, crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside. In case you didn't know, both chocolate and bananas happen to be aphrodisiacs. Sizzle these two ingredients together and you're bound to have yourself and wonderful evening ahead.

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