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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
49555 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
5463 views
Garlic Tomato Basil Grilled Shrimp Pasta

Garlic Tomato Basil Grilled Shrimp Pasta

Light, flavorful summer recipe.

Brett Templeman
Feb 2008
Intermediate
23 votes
61975 views
Penne Alfredo with Italian Sausage and Zucchini

Penne Alfredo with Italian Sausage and Zucchini

I had this dish at a local diner and loved it. So I recreated it at home it's an easy tasty dish. It looks…

Denise Sherin
May 2015
Advanced
2 votes
1202 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
7242 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
7039 views
Lorraine Pascale's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Zebra Cake

Lorraine Pascale's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Zebra Cake

I love making cakes that are a bit different but with cakes I always seem to revert back to my old favourites.…

Bella
Sep 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
14541 views
Baked Penne with Sausage & Ricotta

Baked Penne with Sausage & Ricotta

This bakes up like lasagna or baked ziti. It's simple to make and everyone loves it. It's great for a dinner…

Denise Sherin
May 2015
Advanced
1 vote
488 views
Parmigiana di melanzane (Eggplant Parmesan)

Parmigiana di melanzane (Eggplant Parmesan)

Being a lover of good food, I find it almost impossible to answer the question 'what's your favorite dish?' But…

Frank Fariello
Aug 2010
Advanced
6 votes
3663 views
Chicken en Papillote

Chicken en Papillote

A fast baked chicken breast that's more delicious than you can image. Try this!

K. Garner
Aug 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
3178 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
12093 views
Chicken Vegetable Frittata

Chicken Vegetable Frittata

What is frittata? Frittata is an egg-based Italian dish similar to an omelette or crustless quiche, enriched with additional ingredients such as…

Robyn Savoie
Apr 2015
Advanced
1 vote
590 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
10020 views
Okroshka

Okroshka

This is traditional russian cold soup, very good in summer and fast cooking.

Mary Shaldibina
Oct 2009
Intermediate
5 votes
6139 views
Spaghetti Salad

Spaghetti Salad

Fresh garden veggies are the stand-out in this pasta salad recipe -perfect for summer's garden harvest. Pretty as a picture when served in a clear…

Salad Foodie
Jul 2013
Professional
4 votes
5502 views