Quick and easy European dinner party recipes

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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
44193 views
Filet Mignon Topped With Shrimp, Crab with a Garlicy Wine Sauce

Filet Mignon Topped With Shrimp, Crab with a Garlicy Wine Sauce

This tender filet is bursting with flavor. Starting with a mouth watering filet, portabello mushrooms, shrimp,…

Claudia lamascolo
Mar 2010
Professional
6 votes
11822 views
Bolo de bolacha maria - Maria cookies cake

Bolo de bolacha maria - Maria cookies cake

This is a traditional Portuguese Cake that is very easy to make. Nowadays you can find Maria cookies in just…

Sofia Reino
Mar 2010
Advanced
2 votes
13890 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
10520 views
My Old-Fashioned Delicious Red Velvet Cake

My Old-Fashioned Delicious Red Velvet Cake

The colorful history of red velvet cake recipe dates back to the 1940s. It is said that the recipe was actually…

Nathan Willow
Mar 2012
Professional
1 vote
2486 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
5922 views
Super Easy, Low Calorie Chicken Caesar Salad Stuffed Shells

Super Easy, Low Calorie Chicken Caesar Salad Stuffed Shells

Most of us love Caesar salad. Add chicken and tomatoes to it and stuff into jumbo pasta shells and it becomes a…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
May 2013
Professional
3 votes
2455 views
Almond Crusted Stuffed Haddock with Shrimp in wine butter

Almond Crusted Stuffed Haddock with Shrimp in wine butter

A buttery wine sauce swimming around a white fish that has been stuffed with shrimp, bread crumbs, garlic, that…

Claudia lamascolo
Feb 2010
Professional
21 votes
6146 views
Carrot Cake Definitely a Weight Watchers

Carrot Cake Definitely a Weight Watchers

I've got a very special carrot cake recipe to share. This recipe is special for a number of reasons. One…

Nathan Willow
Feb 2012
Professional
1 vote
4763 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
5860 views
French Bread by Bread Machine

French Bread by Bread Machine

This recipe requires the French Bread setting on my bread machine, best suited for bread doughs low in fat and sugar; this results in a crisp crust…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2013
Professional
1 vote
3667 views
Rotini with Pesto, Tomatoes and Spinach

Rotini with Pesto, Tomatoes and Spinach

My friend's daughter tasted this last year on a vacation and dubbed it the "Best Pasta Ever." I'll go along…

Salad Foodie
Jan 2015
Professional
1 vote
46 views
Rotini with Swiss Chard

Rotini with Swiss Chard

Healthy and delicious, this recipe is a stand-out as a vegetarian main dish or side dish. Simple preparation and quick cooking bring this pasta…

Salad Foodie
Nov 2014
Professional
2 votes
552 views
Super Fast Fried Cheese Appetizer - Saganaki

Super Fast Fried Cheese Appetizer - Saganaki

If you have a cast iron skillet, you can make a simple, delicious appetizer - fast! A cheese lover's delight!…

Amos Miller
Sep 2011
Professional
3 votes
2880 views
Yummy Nutritious and Sugar Free Dessert

Yummy Nutritious and Sugar Free Dessert

I was reading "Little Women" the other day where the family maid, Hannah, was preparing a cake recipe made from…

Nathan Willow
Apr 2012
Professional
1 vote
3440 views