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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
35 votes
94848 views
Mon Gateau Au Chocolat

Mon Gateau Au Chocolat

An absolutely wonderful cake; most traditionally served without icing. If you're including kids, might want to add your favorite, but I love it the…

Ali El Safy
Jan 2008
Professional
31 votes
43794 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
19273 views
24 Cookies Holiday Baking Season 2010

24 Cookies Holiday Baking Season 2010

Here is a collection of cookies, 24 made for this 2010 Holiday Season. For recipes please click on the below…

Claudia lamascolo
Nov 2010
Professional
11 votes
13616 views
Truffle-crusted Beef Tenderloin

Truffle-crusted Beef Tenderloin

You'll want to serve this dish immediately after it's cooked over haricot verts with a truffle Madeira sauce.

Roland Passot
Mar 2008
Professional
9 votes
13892 views
Bailey's and Mascarpone Cake

Bailey's and Mascarpone Cake

This is a wonderfully moist cake laced with Bailey's Irish cream. You will find it very hard not to eat more than one slice!

Hungry Jenny
Apr 2010
Intermediate
9 votes
3623 views
Scottish Shortbread

Scottish Shortbread

This is the most famous cookie of Scotland. It’s a must to use pure butter. Traditionally, shortbread contains no other flavor. I’ve been making…

Marlin Rinehart
Feb 2010
Intermediate
8 votes
20992 views
CANNOLI MARTINI DESSERT

CANNOLI MARTINI DESSERT

An award-winning recipe to create an elegant alternative to traditional Italian cannoli--a definite crowd pleaser! Authentic vino cotto (vincotto)…

Deena Montillo
Jan 2010
Intermediate
7 votes
9847 views
Potato and Sweet Potato au Gratin with Herbs

Potato and Sweet Potato au Gratin with Herbs

This is not the lightest recipe I've made, but it's a real treat when you are having guests and want to…

Nancy Miyasaki
Jan 2010
Intermediate
7 votes
7631 views
Vino Cotto (Vincotto) Cheesecake Bars

Vino Cotto (Vincotto) Cheesecake Bars

A light-textured cheesecake filling over an amazing almond flour crust!

Deena Montillo
Jan 2010
Intermediate
6 votes
4339 views
Gramma Lund's Limpa Bread

Gramma Lund's Limpa Bread

My paternal grandfather emigrated to the US in 1912 bringing with him his mother's family recipe for the incredibly delicious - almost cake-like -…

Amos Miller
Feb 2011
Professional
6 votes
8875 views
Pasta capperi, olive, anchovy

Pasta capperi, olive, anchovy

This is a mediterranean sauce for pasta, it's very simple. As you may know from my profile I don't use garlic and onion, but I will write the recipe…

Paola Polati
May 2008
Intermediate
6 votes
5733 views
Cannoli

Cannoli

A crisp, light shell with a deliciously rich and creamy sweet ricotta filling. This is one of the most popular desserts in upstate New York

Joanne
Oct 2012
Intermediate
5 votes
6261 views
Apfelkuchen (German Apple Cake) with Almond Apple Cake Variation

Apfelkuchen (German Apple Cake) with Almond Apple Cake Variation

This recipe takes me back over 40 years when I lived in Germany. My…

Salad Foodie
Feb 2011
Professional
5 votes
10576 views
Portuguese sweet rice

Portuguese sweet rice

Easter is coming and this is one of the most traditional Portuguese desserts and all over the country you will find it. There are different local…

nazevedo
Mar 2008
Intermediate
5 votes
22072 views