Croccante Americano (aka Peanut Brittle)

Croccante is Italy’s version of nut brittle. It’s a holiday treat many of our mothers, nonnas and zias typically made with almonds. A few years back, I discovered a recipe for croccante americano — aka peanut brittle — that is highly addictive and made even more delicious by a light sprinkling of sea salt as…

Super Bowl Brownies

I am not a football fan.  The only way to get me to sit through a game is to bribe me with food.  My husband and sons, on the other hand, enjoy watching these interminable games.  They also like food.  So, these brownies make us all happy! Some of you might be wondering why there…