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Garlic & Lemon Butter Shrimp

Garlic & Lemon Butter Shrimp

This recipe for pan searing shrimp is one of my favorites. I adapted it from a Cooks Illustrated recipe. It is full of flavor and the shrimp will…

Nancy Miyasaki
May 2008
Intermediate
4 votes
14011 views
Gnocchi ai funghi (Potato Gnocchi with Mushroom Cream Sauce)

Gnocchi ai funghi (Potato Gnocchi with Mushroom Cream Sauce)

The Romans out there will know that Thursdays in Rome (and perhaps in the rest of Italy) is gnocchi day. After…

Frank Fariello
Feb 2010
Advanced
4 votes
10266 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
11401 views
Fried Pasta

Fried Pasta

So what do you do when you have too much leftover pasta? Fried pasta! Fried noodle cakes are popular in a number of cuisines, particularly in Asian…

kathy vegas
Feb 2010
Advanced
6 votes
1936 views
Frittata ai carciofi (Artichoke Frittata)

Frittata ai carciofi (Artichoke Frittata)

The frittata is one of those categories of dishes, like risotto, where the main ingredient, in this case egg,…

Frank Fariello
Mar 2010
Advanced
5 votes
2945 views
Stuffed Eggplant Caponata

Stuffed Eggplant Caponata

A Wonderful Meatless Dinner Alternative!

Laurie Alves
Aug 2011
Advanced
2 votes
1726 views
Suppa di matrimonio Italiano ( Wedding Soup)

Suppa di matrimonio Italiano ( Wedding Soup)

I believe this soup was served at weddings and family gatherings because it was quick and easy to prepare,…

J. Gino Genovesi
Jul 2013
Professional
1 vote
2315 views
Skillet Zucchini with Tomatoes and Pepperoni

Skillet Zucchini with Tomatoes and Pepperoni

At the height of zucchini harvest there's no such thing as too many recipes to use it up. This is a simple way…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2016
Professional
1 vote
403 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
6 votes
5702 views
Spinach and Ricotta Balls - Gnudis

Spinach and Ricotta Balls - Gnudis

I've been looking for tasty ways to cook spinach and wild greens because they are so healthful. This one is…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2010
Advanced
6 votes
3738 views
Pasta with Garlic Breadcrumbs (Pasta con pangrattato)

Pasta with Garlic Breadcrumbs (Pasta con pangrattato)

This thrifty pasta dish is from an era when clever home cooks had to feed large families and meat and cheese…

kathy vegas
Feb 2010
Advanced
13 votes
7608 views
Lemon Olive Parmesan Parsley Pasta lightness

Lemon Olive Parmesan Parsley Pasta lightness

Lemon, oil and Parmesan flavoured pasta gets tossed with parsley and olives. A dish that's fresh, tasty and…

Foodessa
Jun 2016
Advanced
1 vote
451 views
Caprese Pasta Salad

Caprese Pasta Salad

Easy summer salad. Great side dish to take to picnics or bbq's.

Lyndsey
Feb 2008
Beginner
6 votes
15222 views
Baked Haddock with Spinach and Bread Crumb Tomatoes

Baked Haddock with Spinach and Bread Crumb Tomatoes

A healthy alternative to fried fish. Baked in the oven with crispy bread crumbs on top of delicious garlic…

Claudia lamascolo
Jun 2010
Professional
3 votes
3932 views
Rotini with Pesto, Tomatoes and Spinach

Rotini with Pesto, Tomatoes and Spinach

My friend's daughter tasted this last year on a vacation and dubbed it the "Best Pasta Ever." I'll go along…

Salad Foodie
Jan 2015
Professional
2 votes
2048 views