Posted in Italian Seafood

Seafood Puttanesca

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Posted in Beef/Veal Italian

Veal Marsala with Mushrooms

This veal with mushrooms recipe is unique in that this recipe uses cream. The cream smooths out the impact of the Marsala without robbing it…

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Posted in Italian Soups, Stews & Chowders

Italian Chickpea & Pasta Soup

  This chickpea and pasta soup is popular in the Southern part of Italy during the winter months but, hey, a soup this good is…

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Posted in Italian Side Plates/Salads

Classic Risotto

  This Classic Risotto recipe requires patience and attention. The adding of broth and cooking down over a period of about 20 minutes definitely will…

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Posted in Chicken, Turkey & Duck Italian

Chicken Cacciatore

  Chicken Cacciatore is a great Italian classic recipe and deserves a bright, fruity Italian red wine like Sangiovese. What a combination!Note: You can change…

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Posted in Baked Goods & Desserts Italian

Calzones

  This Calzone recipe comes from my Italian high school buddy. His mother used to make these Calzones all the time and I made sure…

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Posted in Italian Side Plates/Salads

Tuscan Bread Salad (Panzanella)

  This Tuscan bread salad (Panzanella) is a traditional Tuscan summer salad and it’s easy to make and is really good!

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Posted in Beef/Veal Italian

Veal Piccata with Orange, Capers and Tarragon

  This veal piccata with orange, capers and tarragon recipe has been altered with ingredients that are decidedly non-Italian but are unique and flavorful.Note: You…

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Posted in Chicken, Turkey & Duck Italian

Chicken Breast Fillets with Lemon and Parsley Recipe

  A tasty and easy recipe adapted from, “The Classic Italian Cookbook” by Marcella Hazan, the Queen of Italian cooking.Note: You can change the number…

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Posted in Appetizers Italian

Italian Style Wontons Recipe

  This Italian Style Wontons recipe is a take on Asian wontons. They are great cocktail hour appetizers!Note: You can change the number of people…

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Posted in Italian Sauces, Dressings, Dips

Tomato Meat Sauce Recipe

  This tomato meat sauce is more delicate than the familiar bolognese sauce. Use only the Italian plum tomatoes, preferably from San Marzano.

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Posted in Beef/Veal Italian

Veal Cutlets with Tomato and Basil Sauce

  This veal cutlets with tomato and basil sauce recipe is a classic for veal cutlets.  One of the most important things in this recipe…

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Posted in Beef/Veal Italian

Osso Buco Recipe

  This Osso Buco Recipe are veal shanks that are braised for a long time in the oven ….which gives you time to relax and…

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Posted in Chicken, Turkey & Duck Italian

Chicken Pomodoro Recipe

This Chicken Pomodoro recipe features fresh flavors and a great presentation. Just be sure that when you deglaze the pan with the vodka, you do…

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Posted in Chicken, Turkey & Duck Holidays & Special Events Italian

Turkey Thighs Stuffed with Porcini, Sausage, and Artichoke Hearts

Great alternative to cooking an entire turkey….especially if your hosting a small group. Easy to scale for just one or two thighs. Buy skin-on, bone-in…

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Posted in Italian Pork

Ham and Potato Lasagna Recipe

This Ham and Potato Lasagna is a Americanized take-off on the Italian Lasagna. In this recipe the potatoes are a stand-in for the pasta….Mama Mia,…

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Posted in Baked Goods & Desserts Italian

Asiago Ciabatta Bread Recipe

This Asiago Ciabatta bread recipe is a favorite in our house. You can use it for sandwiches or even toast it for breakfast. The nutty,…

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Posted in Italian Side Plates/Salads

Spaghetti alla Carbonara Recipe

This is the classic spaghetti carbonara using pancetta and not regular bacon. If you cannot find pancetta try not to use a real smokey bacon.

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