Quick and easy Italian mother's day 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
36249 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
9585 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
9041 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
4924 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
4819 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
5185 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
427 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
5241 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
578 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
4472 views
Awesome Mini Pepperoni Stromboli's

Awesome Mini Pepperoni Stromboli's

These mini Stromboli's are great for lunch, dinner or parties! Using frozen bread dough in 12 pre-sectioned…

Denise Sherin
Jul 2014
Advanced
1 vote
239 views
cake RICOTTA cheese CHOCOLATE RUM

cake RICOTTA cheese CHOCOLATE RUM

All this talk about APRONS and Grandmothers got me going on assembling my notes and photos to finally share…

Foodessa
May 2010
Advanced
2 votes
1485 views
Easy Risotto & Gourmet Mushrooms

Easy Risotto & Gourmet Mushrooms

Risotto scares too many cooks. It's really a simple dish, though not commonly served at the American dinner…

Amos Miller
Jan 2012
Professional
2 votes
579 views
Chik'n Marsala

Chik'n Marsala

The thing I LOVE about this recipe is that it’s quick, easy & Italian It’s one of those dishes that you can whip right up when you’re really not…

Kiki Thompson
Jun 2010
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2 votes
1021 views
1-2-3 easy Frozen CHOCOLATE MOUSSE

1-2-3 easy Frozen CHOCOLATE MOUSSE

This dessert has the silky smoothness of a rich CHOCOLATE GELATO. This is an incredibly crowd pleasing…

Foodessa
Apr 2010
Advanced
2 votes
701 views