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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
132373 views
Italian Snowball Cookies

Italian Snowball Cookies by Evelyn Scott

13 votes
81758 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
43143 views
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
47681 views
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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Brussel Sprouts Sauteed in Garlic & Olive Oil

Brussel Sprouts Sauteed in Garlic & Olive Oil by John Spottiswood

This is a simple, tasty side dish to add to your menu. I've adapted it from Marcella Hazan's recipes for other vegetables. It tastes GREAT with Brussel Sprouts. Broccoli is good too.

24 votes
56635 views
Artisan Bread so easy it almost bakes itself

Artisan Bread so easy it almost bakes itself by A Culinary Journey with Chef Dennis

One of the best books I have purchased in a long time is "Artisan Bread in Five Minutes" by Zoe Francois and Jeff Hertzberg you can find a lot of helpful information as well as how to video's at http://www.artisanbreadinfive.com/. Jeff and Zoe have brought bread back to the masses. With a simple fool proof recipe. Since this was my…

19 votes
16865 views
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
31665 views
Libum from Pompei

Libum from Pompei by Easy Cook - Laka kuharica

Recipe for the ancient roman bread from Pompei.

5 votes
51354 views
Fried Pasta

Fried Pasta by kathy vegas

So what do you do when you have too much leftover pasta? Fried pasta! Fried noodle cakes are popular in a number of cuisines, particularly in Asian cooking. When cooked pasta is fried it becomes crisp and toothsome. Asian noodle cakes typically don’t use a binder; in this Italian-inspired recipe a bit of breadcrumbs, a beaten egg…

6 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
32224 views
Sfogliatelle or Canolli; The Ultimate Italian Pastry

Sfogliatelle or Canolli; The Ultimate Italian Pastry by Patricia Turo

A crispy pastry consisting of hungreds of layers filled sweetened ricotta and semolina. This recipe was taken from an antique cook book given to me by Chef Antonio Cannavacciuolo who runs a 2 star Michelin restaurant at the Villa Crespi in Piedmonte, Italy.

6 votes
36070 views
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
Garlic Tomato Basil Grilled Shrimp Pasta

Garlic Tomato Basil Grilled Shrimp Pasta by Brett Templeman

Light, flavorful summer recipe.

23 votes
72750 views