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    Fun Fall Food

    By Palma Hansen – This baked stuffed squash is fun to make, serve and eat! It is a wonderful fall side dish and a conversation piece for a dinner party. You can use any medium-sized squash that...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • An Italian Dinner Party

    By Palma Hansen – Host your own Italian dinner party! 1. Invite guests who will enjoy participating in the cooking process. Ask them to wear red or green. When they arrive, give them an apron, some wine,...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Bringing Italy Home

    By Palma Hansen – Our house is in California, but our hearts are in Italy. Though we enjoy our daily life in the southern California desert eleven months a year, it is where we live until we...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Tonnato Sauce

    By Palma Hansen, Palmabella’s Passions – We are all looking for quick, easy, light dinner menus during the hot summer months. I first discovered tonnato sauce on a visit to the Piemonte region of Italy in 2006....

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Summer Tomato-Parmigiano Tart

    By Palma Hansen – This month, farmers’ markets, gardens, fruit stands, and grocery stores are full of summer’s bounty of seasonal veggies and fruits. Italians have paired tomatoes with cheese for centuries, giving us Caprese salads, eggplant-mozzarella...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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