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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
42064 views
Tarragon Grilled Chicken Fillets over Salad

Tarragon Grilled Chicken Fillets over Salad

This recipe is adapted from one in Steven Raichlen's BBQ USA, which he in turn borrowed from a restaurant in…

John Spottiswood
Dec 2014
Advanced
2 votes
568 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
10084 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
12769 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
2401 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
10958 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
5879 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
5584 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
5588 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
1871 views
Chicken & Mushrooms in Herb Sauce

Chicken & Mushrooms in Herb Sauce

Mushrooms and chicken breasts in a creamy and herb flavored sauce to enhance rice, pasta or potatoes. Comfort…

Julia Ann Souders
Dec 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
182 views
Italian Chicken Stew

Italian Chicken Stew

Italian Chicken Stew is an easy, quick, delicious and healthy, low fat, low calories, low carbohydrates, WeightWatchers (6) PointsPlus recipe for a…

RecipeKing
Dec 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
236 views
Bajadera

Bajadera

This desert is easy to make, and there is no baking required.

Zorana Dicic
Mar 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
3728 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
2591 views
Anginetti: Lemon Drop Cookies

Anginetti: Lemon Drop Cookies

Deliciously light, lemony, and zesty. An easy cookie to make and it looks terrific on any party tray.

Joanne
Sep 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
1302 views