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
35453 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
13 votes
12132 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
1 vote
172 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
9123 views
Chicken Salad Florentine With Garlic and Lemon Vinaigrette

Chicken Salad Florentine With Garlic and Lemon Vinaigrette

What makes this recipe rather unique among thousands of other look-alike salad recipes is the way I leave…

Yoko Kitahira
Jul 2014
Advanced
1 vote
308 views
This Is It Spaghetti Sauce

This Is It Spaghetti Sauce

Everybody who cooks has a great spaghetti sauce. This is mine, after years of perfection. It's lowfat, It's vegetarian, It's deep, rich, and…

Gabriel Denison Chandler
Jul 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
95 views
Italian Tomato, Cucumber and Chickpea Salad

Italian Tomato, Cucumber and Chickpea Salad

A simple fresh salad with Italian dressing all homemade

Claudia lamascolo
Jul 2014
Professional
1 vote
450 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
4669 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
15 votes
8701 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
4613 views
Vegetable Lasagna

Vegetable Lasagna

Lasagna laced with garden vegetables makes a healthier pasta alternative to traditional lasagna. Don’t let the list of ingredients daunt you. I just…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2012
Professional
2 votes
2796 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
4982 views
Bow Tie Pasta (Farfalle) with Tomatoes & Broccoli

Bow Tie Pasta (Farfalle) with Tomatoes & Broccoli

Based on a recipe from Barilla Pasta, this is a quick and delicious vegetarian meal, or a side to poultry,…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2013
Professional
1 vote
381 views
Skinny and Delicious Chicken and Eggplant Pasta for 326 Calories!

Skinny and Delicious Chicken and Eggplant Pasta for 326 Calories!

We know it’s a mouthful but we’re talking real Italian comfort food here.…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Oct 2010
Professional
5 votes
1774 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
1807 views