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Recipes passed down through generations at North Jay Street bakeries

Angela Angerami of Civitello’s Italian Bakery Shop on North Jay Street in Schenectady shows off some of the Christmas holiday sweet baked goods available. Clockwise from lower right are S-shaped sassanelli (hardtack or little rock), stuffoli (honey balls), and anginetti (Christmas cookies).
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Angela Angerami of Civitello’s Italian Bakery Shop on North Jay Street in Schenectady shows off some of the Christmas holiday sweet baked goods available. Clockwise from lower right are S-shaped sassanelli (hardtack or little rock), stuffoli (honey balls), and anginetti (Christmas cookies).
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At holiday time, baked goods take on more meaning. Tradition is blended with flour, sugar and eggs, and the presence of those who long ago pulled laden trays from the oven can be felt in the kitchen. It’s that way at Perreca’s Bakery, where every December, Maria Papa bakes panettone, pizzagaina and ricotta and rice pies. The recipes she uses are the same ones her grandmother used. There aren’t any recipe cards or really any ...


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cfield
December 1, 2013
1:19 p.m.

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We have enjoyed Civitello's pastries for decades. We've traveled the world, and yet to have found anything that compare to these marvelous cookies and pastries!!!!

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