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How to Make a Tie-Dye Cake

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In the housewares world, March is the time of year when those of us who live and breathe this business get to attend the International Home and Housewares Show held in Chicago. I will be doing a post coming up to showcase my finds from this year’s show, but I did discover one creative item that I had to highlight for those who love to bake.

Duff Goldman, the Ace of Cakes, from Charm City Cakes was showing his baking tools and equipment at the show. I was fortunate to be able to bring home one of his colorful mixes – perfect timing as I was having a very special guest for the week to bake with.… Read more

Mariano’s Italian Celebration: Eggplant Parmigiana

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In celebration of La Tavola Italiana, Mariano’s grocery stores offered classes celebrating Italian culture. Chef Tony Priolo from Piccolo Sogno (http://piccolosognorestaurant.com/) shared his recipe for Eggplant Parmigiana and homemade cannoli. No meal is complete without a delicious wine to compliment each dish. And Terlato Wines presented the perfect accompaniment to each course. Never underestimate all the amazing cooking, food and beverage related tips you can learn in your grocery store!

Mariano's Italian Celebration: Eggplant Parmigiana

 


Mariano's Italian Celebration: Eggplant Parmigiana

The evening began with an introduction to the different types of ricotta cheeses that are offered in the market.

Mariano's Italian Celebration: Eggplant Parmigiana
1) Whole milk ricotta had a whipped consistency that was creamy and light.… Read more