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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
87508 views
Lemon & Garlic Green Beans

Lemon & Garlic Green Beans

It is rare to have a side dish which everyone keeps reaching for instead of the main dish. That's especially true if its a fairly simple green…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2015
Advanced
7 votes
5430 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
15 votes
31589 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
8 votes
22678 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
16 votes
12216 views
Lamb Sausage and Spinach Lasagna with Feta and Artichoke Hearts

Lamb Sausage and Spinach Lasagna with Feta and Artichoke Hearts

A delicious stick to your ribs lasagna with Greek Italian influence.

Violet Séverine Blanchard
Nov 2010
Professional
2 votes
2903 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
10940 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
17116 views
Baked Ziti with Sausage

Baked Ziti with Sausage

An easy casserole that great for Church Gatherings, Family Reunions, Sport Events, and Cold Winter Days. (Modified from an unknown Magazine page.)

peace
Feb 2017
Intermediate
1 vote
66 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
16 votes
10590 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
2 votes
3231 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
11667 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
6541 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
8227 views
Italian Wedding Soup with Turkey Meatballs

Italian Wedding Soup with Turkey Meatballs

Italian-American in origin, this soup was really misnamed. “Wedding soup” is a mistranslation of the Italian…

Salad Foodie
Mar 2012
Professional
2 votes
9531 views