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In Italian, Christmas Eve is "La Vigilia," the eve. Many Italians also refer to it as The Eve of the Seven Fishes. Traditionally the dinner is meatless and fish dishes dominate. We have recipes for appetizers, soups, salads, pasta and main courses.
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Share the sweet spirit of the season with Christmas cookies that "really say Christmas."
Enjoy the combined flavors of rich dark chocolate and almonds in this elegant gluten-free dessert.
Panettone, the tall, cylindrical, fruit-filled sweet bread from Milan has become an essential part of the Christmas season.