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
37844 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
10227 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
9485 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
5153 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
5226 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
9142 views
Easy and Low Calorie, Italian Chopped Salad Stuffed Shells Appetizer

Easy and Low Calorie, Italian Chopped Salad Stuffed Shells Appetizer

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

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Dec 2011
Professional
1 vote
2506 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
1772 views
Ciambellone Classico (Classic Pound Cake-Italian Style) copyright 2011 art of living,PrimaMedia,Inc/Maria Liberati

Ciambellone Classico (Classic Pound Cake-Italian Style) copyright 2011 art of living,PrimaMedia,Inc/Maria Liberati

This is the classic Italian pound…

maria liberati
Jan 2010
Professional
5 votes
4696 views
Sausage Peppers and Tomato Casserole

Sausage Peppers and Tomato Casserole

Here is a recipe that can be used as a main dish by itself or used on top of pasta or rice with any leftovers…

Claudia lamascolo
Jan 2014
Professional
2 votes
669 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
1941 views
Chicken Alfredo Cupcakes

Chicken Alfredo Cupcakes

I love the lasagna cupcake recipe I found on line, so I adapted it with other ingredients. (spaghetti sauce and ground beef substitutes) These are…

Mary Ellen Nyberg Hemby
Feb 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
2077 views
Heirloom Tomato Caprese Salad

Heirloom Tomato Caprese Salad

Heirloom tomato's are coming into season (as I'm writing this) - this is a wonderful dish for summertime picnics or a light weekend lunch. Also a…

Mihir Shah
Jul 2008
Advanced
2 votes
5369 views
Chicken Broccoli Penne Alfredo

Chicken Broccoli Penne Alfredo

Delicious versatile pasta dishes that's ready in minutes!

Sommer J
Jan 2011
Intermediate
3 votes
2945 views
Zucchini Smeriato ( Scalloped Zucchini)

Zucchini Smeriato ( Scalloped Zucchini)

There are many zucchini recipes, but this is one that I kinda made up. It is nourishing, a good Lenten dish…

J. Gino Genovesi
Jan 2014
Professional
3 votes
2330 views