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Grandma's Soft Italian Cookies with Frosting

Grandma's Soft Italian Cookies with Frosting

My grandma, mom, have handed down from generation to generation...a simple recipe and traditional Italian…

Claudia lamascolo
Mar 2010
Professional
33 votes
37850 views
Mon Gateau Au Chocolat

Mon Gateau Au Chocolat

An absolutely wonderful cake; most traditionally served without icing. If you're including kids, might want to add your favorite, but I love it the…

Ali El Safy
Jan 2008
Professional
31 votes
36353 views
Sea Scallop Insalta Caprese

Sea Scallop Insalta Caprese

Starting off with an appetizer? An easy way to make seared scallops, pan fried outside on the grill in a little olive oil. After they are browned…

Claudia lamascolo
Feb 2010
Professional
15 votes
5156 views
Grandma's Italian Lemon Ice

Grandma's Italian Lemon Ice

Back in Upstate NY, where I grew up. We couldn't wait for May/June to arrive, that's when our local Italian bakeries made this delicious Italian…

Claudia lamascolo
Feb 2010
Professional
15 votes
5228 views
Italian Baked Mashed Potato Croquettes

Italian Baked Mashed Potato Croquettes

A very delicate crunch and hardly no fat to worry about baking them instead of frying. Grandma's recipe adapted…

Claudia lamascolo
Mar 2010
Professional
16 votes
9487 views
24 Cookies Holiday Baking Season 2010

24 Cookies Holiday Baking Season 2010

Here is a collection of cookies, 24 made for this 2010 Holiday Season. For recipes please click on the below…

Claudia lamascolo
Nov 2010
Professional
11 votes
6883 views
Truffle-crusted Beef Tenderloin

Truffle-crusted Beef Tenderloin

You'll want to serve this dish immediately after it's cooked over haricot verts with a truffle Madeira sauce.

Roland Passot
Mar 2008
Professional
9 votes
9005 views
Bailey's and Mascarpone Cake

Bailey's and Mascarpone Cake

This is a wonderfully moist cake laced with Bailey's Irish cream. You will find it very hard not to eat more than one slice!

Hungry Jenny
Apr 2010
Intermediate
9 votes
1484 views
Scottish Shortbread

Scottish Shortbread

This is the most famous cookie of Scotland. It’s a must to use pure butter. Traditionally, shortbread contains no other flavor. I’ve been making…

Marlin Rinehart
Feb 2010
Intermediate
8 votes
5445 views
CANNOLI MARTINI DESSERT

CANNOLI MARTINI DESSERT

An award-winning recipe to create an elegant alternative to traditional Italian cannoli--a definite crowd pleaser! Authentic vino cotto (vincotto)…

Deena Montillo
Jan 2010
Intermediate
7 votes
4554 views
Potato and Sweet Potato au Gratin with Herbs

Potato and Sweet Potato au Gratin with Herbs

This is not the lightest recipe I've made, but it's a real treat when you are having guests and want to…

Nancy Miyasaki
Jan 2010
Intermediate
7 votes
4203 views
Vino Cotto (Vincotto) Cheesecake Bars

Vino Cotto (Vincotto) Cheesecake Bars

A light-textured cheesecake filling over an amazing almond flour crust!

Deena Montillo
Jan 2010
Intermediate
6 votes
1841 views
Gramma Lund's Limpa Bread

Gramma Lund's Limpa Bread

My paternal grandfather emigrated to the US in 1912 bringing with him his mother's family recipe for the incredibly delicious - almost cake-like -…

Amos Miller
Feb 2011
Professional
6 votes
2138 views
Pasta capperi, olive, anchovy

Pasta capperi, olive, anchovy

This is a mediterranean sauce for pasta, it's very simple. As you may know from my profile I don't use garlic and onion, but I will write the recipe…

Paola Polati
May 2008
Intermediate
6 votes
3987 views
Cannoli

Cannoli

A crisp, light shell with a deliciously rich and creamy sweet ricotta filling. This is one of the most popular desserts in upstate New York

Joanne
Oct 2012
Intermediate
5 votes
2433 views