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Awesome Pizza Dough

Awesome Pizza Dough by John Spottiswood

This recipe is adapted from one perfected at Greens restaurant in San Francisco. The crust is crunchy on the outside but also chewy. I think it's wonderful. I'm going on a pizza making journey and this is stop one. If you've never made your own pizza dough before, it's easy and fun. This recipe makes 2 12-inch crusts. More to…

78 votes
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CROCKPOT MEATBALL PARM

CROCKPOT MEATBALL PARM by Cara Fernicola

There's nothing better then coming home after a long days work, to the smell of slow cooked meatballs and sauce! This recipe is quick to prepare, super easy (you cant mess this up!), cheap and most of all DELISH! Perfect weeknight meal

16 votes
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Filet Mignon Topped With Shrimp, Crab with a Garlicy Wine Sauce

Filet Mignon Topped With Shrimp, Crab with a Garlicy Wine Sauce by Claudia lamascolo

This tender filet is bursting with flavor. Starting with a mouth watering filet, portabello mushrooms, shrimp, centered with a mound of crab meat, with a creamy butter,wine garlic sauce over the top~.

10 votes
33024 views
Italian Meatballs

Italian Meatballs by Salad Foodie

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 me. I have made them ever since about the same way. You can vary the meats using what's on hand, but I usually select lean ground beef, turkey, chicken or lamb, with an equal amount of…

15 votes
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Simple Pasta with Garlic & Olive Oil

Simple Pasta with Garlic & Olive Oil by John Spottiswood

This is a classic recipe that is so simple to make but always delicious. You can serve this as a side dish to any grilled meat or vegetable entree. It can also stand on it's own or be paired with a salad for a light lunch or dinner. It's a great, easy recipe to add to your list of staples. Using a good olive oil is key here. I…

12 votes
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Pasta with Spinach, Ricotta, Ham

Pasta with Spinach, Ricotta, Ham by John Spottiswood

This is one of our family staples. It is healthy and delicious! Two of our kids say it is their favorite dish. We've adapted it from Marcella Hazan. It's easy to throw together and great the next day too.

10 votes
32324 views
Italian Shrimp Scampi

Italian Shrimp Scampi by Nancy Miyasaki

This is an easy recipe that you can prepare in advance and bake right before dinner. It's truly delicious, if not exactly low fat. Make sure to give it a squeeze of fresh lemon just before serving!

9 votes
28570 views
Garlic Tomato Basil Grilled Shrimp Pasta

Garlic Tomato Basil Grilled Shrimp Pasta by Brett Templeman

Light, flavorful summer recipe.

23 votes
73311 views
Pollo in porchetta

Pollo in porchetta by Frank Fariello

When I served this dish, several of my dinner guests were wondering what the 'secret' ingredient was that have this roast chicken such a special flavor. Of course, rotisserie chicken is almost always wonderfully juicy and luscious, but pollo in porchetta--chicken prepared in the manner of roast suckling pig--is something else.

8 votes
9369 views
Top SF Chronicle Recipe: Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Sausage

Top SF Chronicle Recipe: Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Sausage by John Spottiswood

Our good friend Linda Hansen saved this top recipe from the SF Chronicle in 2004 and it has become one of her and our favorites. It was created at the Last Supper Club restaurant in San Francisco. We've adapted the pasta, broccoli, and sausage…

10 votes
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Cauliflower & White Bean Sauté

Cauliflower & White Bean Sauté by Yvonne Tally, Your Fit Gourmet

This is the perfect bed for any grilled fish. Of course, my number one is salmon because it is not over powered by the earthy flavor of the cauliflower. Great the next day added to a mixed green salad with the left over fish. Simply puree it and make a fast no-cream creamy soup.

8 votes
11874 views
Polenta con salsicce e spuntature

Polenta con salsicce e spuntature by Frank Fariello

Rome is not especially known for its love of polenta, perhaps because its winters are relatively mild compared with those up in true polenta country skirting the southern rim of the Alps, but there is one polenta dish you are bound to find if you visit Rome in the cold weather months, polenta with sausages and spareribs simmered in…

11 votes
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Maltagliati with Tomatoes, Porcini Mushrooms and Shrimp

Maltagliati with Tomatoes, Porcini Mushrooms and Shrimp by Fabio Bongianni

Ok, today a very flavorful recipe!! Maltagliati means "badly cut" pasta due to their irregular shape! I love Porcini mushrooms and they are abundant in Europe markets during the Summer and Fall.

9 votes
10025 views
Locavore Squash & Italian Meatball Stir-Fry

Locavore Squash & Italian Meatball Stir-Fry by Sherri Williams

There is nothing better than wonderful summer veggies from my local farmer's market. Our small but wonderful farmer's market in Crestview Florida has such great veggies, fruits and other homemade goodies to offer our community.This quick and easy Italian recipe will be ready in no time. It's simply delicious!

17 votes
8659 views
Grilled Lamb Steaks with Garlic and Rosemary

Grilled Lamb Steaks with Garlic and Rosemary by John Spottiswood

This is a simple and fantastic grilled lamb recipe. It can be made with or without the wine, and marinating is not necessary if you leave out the wine. Our guests raved about this dish! Secret: Costco sells great leg of lamb for $3.99 a pound!

3 votes
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