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
46854 views
Eggplant Parmesan (Slow Cooker or Crockpot version)

Eggplant Parmesan (Slow Cooker or Crockpot version)

This recipe based on one from Allrecipes.com served 8 and was cooked in a 5-quart slow cooker. I cut the…

Salad Foodie
Mar 2015
Professional
2 votes
992 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
13145 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
3490 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
6316 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
3998 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
11156 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
14978 views
Faux Chocolate Silk Pie

Faux Chocolate Silk Pie

A chocolate lover’s delight and so easy for Easter or Mother’s Day dessert. Rich and smooth, this take on French chocolate silk pie has a secret -…

Salad Foodie
Mar 2015
Professional
1 vote
82 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
6947 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
6444 views
Italian Herb Bread (Bread Machine or Conventional Yeast Bread Method)

Italian Herb Bread (Bread Machine or Conventional Yeast Bread Method)

Garlic and Italian herbs infuse this homemade bread which can be made in a…

Salad Foodie
Feb 2015
Professional
1 vote
725 views
Mona of Easter (sweet bread of Easter in Valencia-Spain )

Mona of Easter (sweet bread of Easter in Valencia-Spain )

At Easter, the sweet traditional is la Mona, a sweet bread with a boiled egg that gives to the godchildren. Do…

chefgonin
Mar 2013
Professional
1 vote
1899 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
3292 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
5303 views