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Cara’s Cucina: Aunt Linda’s Anisette Cookies

Today on Cara’s CucinaCara Di Falco teaches us how to make Anisette Cookies!

Christmas is right around the corner. So, this week, Di Falco shares her Aunt Linda’s Anisette Cookies recipe, which has become a family tradition for her. Check out the ingredients for the delicious cookies below.

Aunt Linda’s Anisette Cookies

3 cups of flour
3 teaspoons of baking powder
3 eggs
1 cup of sugar
1 cup of vegetable oil
1/2 cup of milk

Icing:
1/2 c. confectioners sugar
3 tbs. anisette liquor

 Watch the video above to learn how to make your own, and click here to see the official Cara’s Cucina recipe!

If you make this at home, be sure to post it on Instagram along with the hashtag, #CarasCucina.

Buon Appetito and Buona Natale!

Cara’s Cucina: Chicken Cacciatore

Today on Cara’s CucinaCara Di Falco teaches us how to make Chicken Cacciatore!

“This is a very traditional dish,” Di Falco explains, describing it as hearty and delicious. Check out the ingredients for the dish, which serves 8-10, below.

Chicken Cacciatore

2 tbs. olive oil
1 onion, chopped
3-4 garlic cloves, minced
1 3-4lb chicken, cut up, bone in, skin on
1 package lagunia style sausage
1 28 oz. can crushed tomatoes
1 small package sliced baby bella mushrooms
1/4 c. chopped, fresh basil
1/4 c. chopped fresh parsley
1 bay leaf
salt & pepper

Creamy Polenta (to serve, optional)
2 c. water
2 c. milk
1 c. half & half
1 c. polenta
1 tsp. salt
thyme leaves

Watch the video above to learn how to make your own, and click here to see the official Cara’s Cucina recipe!

If you make this at home, be sure to post it on Instagram along with the hashtag, #CarasCucina.

Buon Appetito!

Thanksgiving with Cara's Cucina

Thanksgiving with Cara’s Cucina

Cara Di Falco of Cara’s Cucina stopped by the #HipNJ studio to share with our Lisa Marie Latino some kitchen tips and tricks for Turkey Day! For all of Cara’s exclusive Thanksgiving feast recipes, order her e-book on CaraDiFalco.com.

As an added bonus to #HipNJ readers, below is a video tutorial  on Cara’s tried-and-true turkey recipe. 

If you make this at home, be sure to post it on Instagram along with the hashtag, #CarasCucina.

Happy Thanksgiving!