You are here: Home » Christmas » Christmas Biscotti Christmas Biscotti Christmas,Heroes,Holidays,In Season,Local Heroes,Recipes http://relish.com/articles/biscotti-with-love/ by RelishNovember 21, 2011 A Maryland man makes holiday baking a cherished tradition—especially by the lucky recipients on his Christmas list. http://pgoarelish2.files.wordpress.com/2011/11/img_0944.jpg Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint Gene Peters forgets he's not Italian. A first generation Polish-American, he married into a warm Italian family in 1951. Widowed in middle age, he found a second love and married into another warm Italian family. Always a good cook, the now 86-year-old from Potomac, Md., started baking biscotti as a Christmas treat for family members. The more praise he got, the more he baked: for extended family, friends, and friends of friends, for baby showers, birthdays, hospital visits and the occasional memorial service. Gene's biscotti have graced the tables of CEOs and housekeepers; they've been served in church halls, college dorms and homeless shelters. We hope they find a place in your home too. By Ann Cochran. Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint Biscotti with Apricots Hazelnuts and dried apricots, together, in a crunchy Italian cookie.