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
39722 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
312 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
12352 views
Wild Rice-Turkey Casserole

Wild Rice-Turkey Casserole

Wild Rice-Turkey Casserole is an easy recipe that uses either turkey or chicken. Perfect for leftovers from your Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner.…

RecipeKing
Nov 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
88 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
5 votes
10733 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
9877 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
5720 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
5400 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
5443 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
1675 views
crab ravioli with grilled lobster in saffron cream sauce

crab ravioli with grilled lobster in saffron cream sauce

For a luscious meal that can be made in 1/2 hour, this recipe has always been a sure thing.

Seduction Meals
Sep 2008
Intermediate
2 votes
11975 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
4279 views
Mango Gateau with peaches and cream

Mango Gateau with peaches and cream

A Gateau is a French style sponge cake traditionally made with cream and may be a multilayered cake. I made…

Manju Nair
Aug 2010
Intermediate
3 votes
3258 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
2261 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
1996 views