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Lemon & Garlic Green Beans

Lemon & Garlic Green Beans by John Spottiswood

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 vegetable side. But these green beans were truly that good. We used packaged, thin french cut green beans from Trader Joes. They are tender and tasty on their own, but I've never had them taste…

8 votes
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Grandma's Soft Italian Cookies with Frosting

Grandma's Soft Italian Cookies with Frosting by Claudia lamascolo

My grandma, mom, have handed down from generation to generation...a simple recipe and traditional Italian cookie. Please check out the links below the recipes for more of grandma's favorite Italian Style Cookies!

36 votes
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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
43143 views
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
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Italian Baked Mashed Potato Croquettes

Italian Baked Mashed Potato Croquettes by Claudia lamascolo

A very delicate crunch and hardly no fat to worry about baking them instead of frying. Grandma's recipe adapted to a healthier new way! Still full of flavor! Love potatoes? This is a must try!

18 votes
24301 views
Focaccia with Olives and Rosemary (Bread Machine or Conventional Method)

Focaccia with Olives and Rosemary (Bread Machine or Conventional Method) by Salad Foodie

Hot, fresh and homemade Focaccia with olives and herbs - what could be better? A hearty and versatile bread to serve with salads, a side to Italian meals, a base for pizza or used as a sandwich bread. If a bread machine is handy, use it to mix, knead…

3 votes
15786 views
Pignoli (Pine Nuts) and Almond Cookies

Pignoli (Pine Nuts) and Almond Cookies by Kristine Vernola

This recipe is a bit tricky but is a huge family favorite at the holidays!

2 votes
8427 views
24 Cookies Holiday Baking Season 2010

24 Cookies Holiday Baking Season 2010 by Claudia lamascolo

Here is a collection of cookies, 24 made for this 2010 Holiday Season. For recipes please click on the below link or copy and paste into your address bar.. happy baking and have a fabulous Holiday Season! Something for everyone here!

11 votes
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CANNOLI MARTINI DESSERT

CANNOLI MARTINI DESSERT by Deena Montillo

An award-winning recipe to create an elegant alternative to traditional Italian cannoli--a definite crowd pleaser! Authentic vino cotto (vincotto) is the secret ingredient. HOW-TO VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qwQcvAP7NNY Read about my surprise when I discovered this recipe made it into the TASTE OF HOME CHRISTMAS 2011…

7 votes
13846 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
5518 views
Cold Angel Hair Pasta in Truffle Oil with Abalone and Caviar

Cold Angel Hair Pasta in Truffle Oil with Abalone and Caviar by Blackswan

Foodies, here’s another Christmas recipe to serve up a gastronomic meal. Combining all the extravagant ingredients, the chilled pasta is drenched in a fragrant Truffle Oil, teasing the palates of your guests even before they arrive on the table.

1 vote
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Shaved Brussels Sprout and Farro Salad

Shaved Brussels Sprout and Farro Salad by John Spottiswood

This recipe is adapted from one by Susan Spungen. I thought it was phenomenal. If you can't find Farro, you coud substitute brown rice or pearl barley, but get Farro if you can. It's wonderful. You might consider serving this as a side for Thanksgiving. It would make a great addition.

3 votes
6166 views
Polpo alla Griglia con raparossa affumicata e cips vegetable

Polpo alla Griglia con raparossa affumicata e cips vegetable by GianMaria Le Mura

Un Piatto meraviglioso da offrire in un piatto diverso ed un concetto diverso.

2 votes
4653 views
Braised Lamb Shank

Braised Lamb Shank by Jason Balestrieri

2 votes
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Roasted Onion, Garlic and Rosemary Focaccia

Roasted Onion, Garlic and Rosemary Focaccia by Hina Gujral

Focaccia the most easiest bread to create at home, is the gift of Italy's Liguria region to the culinary world, as the people of this area have a distinct talent for making virtue out of necessity, they devised a solution to the local bread problem that was as clever as it was tasty and hence focaccia was born.

2 votes
6229 views