Quick and easy Italian cocktail 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
77285 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
7 votes
20771 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
10659 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
18 votes
15773 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
4 votes
11334 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
16 votes
9769 views
Caesar salad

Caesar salad

The salad's creation is generally attributed to restaurateur Caesar Cardini, an Italian immigrant who operated restaurants in Mexico and the United…

Chef Anil Kamath
Mar 2014
Professional
1 vote
4414 views
Four seasons pizza

Four seasons pizza

Four seasons pizza

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Aug 2010
Professional
1 vote
2859 views
BBQ Party: Juicy Clams & Mussels In Truffle Oil & White Wine

BBQ Party: Juicy Clams & Mussels In Truffle Oil & White Wine

My Magic Potion: I thought it would be a great idea to try out my new Truffle Oil & indeed, it worked wonders.…

Blackswan
Jun 2011
Advanced
1 vote
3090 views
orange chive mustard caper vinaigrette

orange chive mustard caper vinaigrette

orange chive mustard caper vinaigrette

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
1 vote
1913 views
Balsamico Dip

Balsamico Dip

Balsamico Dip

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
1 vote
2518 views
Grilled Pork Scallopini

Grilled Pork Scallopini

This dish has all the flavors of my favorite Italian pork dishes but without the cleanup or tricky pan work. You can make it with lamb, veal or…

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2014
Advanced
2 votes
2636 views
Grilled Eggplant Parmesan

Grilled Eggplant Parmesan

Wonderful and lighter alternative to baked eggplant Parmesan and wonderful for summer or fall nights. I use canned pasta sauce (basil if you have…

Mihir Shah
Jul 2008
Advanced
7 votes
11311 views
Smoked Salmon Bagel

Smoked Salmon Bagel

Smoked Salmon Bagel

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Aug 2010
Professional
1 vote
1978 views
An Easy, Delectable, Summertime Appetizer…Italian Chopped Salad Stuffed Shells

An Easy, Delectable, Summertime Appetizer…Italian Chopped Salad Stuffed Shells

This tasty and colorful low calorie appetizer consists of a simple to make…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Jul 2011
Professional
1 vote
3797 views