In The Kitchen With Melissa

Panforte –

So You Don’t Like Fruitcake? I suspect there is no cliche in American holiday cuisine greater than the Fruitcake. Usually a rather dense affair of strangely colored candied fruits and nuts, saved sometimes only by the addition of a rather healthy dose of rum or bourbon. It is the butt of jokes, the gift nobody […]

Panforte – Italian Fruitcake for the Holidays

Panforte – Italian Fruitcake for the Holidays

So You Don’t Like Fruitcake? I suspect there is no cliche in American holiday cuisine greater than the Fruitcake. Usually a rather dense affair of strangely colored candied fruits and nuts, saved sometimes only by the addition of a rather healthy dose of rum or bourbon. It is the butt of jokes, the gift nobody […]