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Secrets to Making Cannoli

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Dolci
The holy cannoli trinity

Making cannoli at home can be an arduous task, but if you get it right you will be lauded as royalty by family and friends. Cannoli have always been marginalized to the Italian pastry shop or your favorite Italian restaurant: and rightly so because getting the right consistency on the shell takes real know-how.

Real Ricotta

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Cheese
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If you have had real ricotta, you know how far and away it is from the product in the plastic tubs at most grocery stores. Although the grocery items are technically ricotta, they do not have the full, rich, creamy taste and texture that the hand-dipped version has.