Italian 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
76893 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
20720 views
Italian Meatballs

Italian Meatballs

Years ago I had an Italian neighbor who became a close friend. I always commented on her delicious meatballs and one day she shared the recipe with…

Salad Foodie
Mar 2011
Professional
14 votes
29288 views
White Bean Dip

White Bean Dip

This bean dip is similar to hummus, but a little creamier and smoother. Serve it with pita bread, pita crackers or vegetable dippers. It couldn't be…

Frosted Flaker
Aug 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
108 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
11285 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
15728 views
Top SF Chronicle Recipe: Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Sausage

Top SF Chronicle Recipe: Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Sausage

Our good friend Linda Hansen saved this top recipe from the SF Chronicle in 2004 and it has become one of her…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2011
Advanced
10 votes
2471 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
10604 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
3014 views
Chicken with Olives, capers & Tomatoes

Chicken with Olives, capers & Tomatoes

This is is very quick recipe, it only require couple of ingredients and it can be serve with variety of…

MANJULA
Nov 2011
Advanced
2 votes
2082 views
Italian Penne Pasta Salad

Italian Penne Pasta Salad

I thought I’d try a new type of posts – since I read so many food blogs myself, I always end up bookmarking tons of recipes I want to try. You can…

daphne sy
Nov 2010
Beginner
2 votes
2836 views
Roasted Onion, Garlic and Rosemary Focaccia

Roasted Onion, Garlic and Rosemary Focaccia

Focaccia the most easiest bread to create at home, is the gift of Italy's Liguria region to the culinary world,…

Hina Gujral
May 2014
Advanced
2 votes
1831 views
CLEMENTINE CHOCOLATE and NUT torte cake

CLEMENTINE CHOCOLATE and NUT torte cake

Easy flourless cake creation. This cake is extremely flavourful as well as invitingly aromatic. I…

Foodessa
Apr 2010
Advanced
1 vote
2644 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
5567 views
Simple Grilled Lamb Chops

Simple Grilled Lamb Chops

Lamb is my favorite meat. While I often enjoy rubbing it or marinating it in bold flavors, grilling it simply with mild herbs that enhance it's…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2013
Advanced
4 votes
2400 views