Easy Recipes

Asparagi alla Milanese

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Milan-Style Asparagus This Italian dish is a dressed-up version of basic steamed asparagus. The butter, egg, and cheese add extra color and flavor. Enjoy this Italian recipe! Ingredients: 2 cups water 2 lbs asparagus 1 egg 3 tbsp unsalted butter 1/4 cup fresh-grated Parmesan cheese Preparation: 1 – Bring the water to a boil in […]

Baccala

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Baccala Baccala, or salt cod, is a common dish in Italy. Fresh whole cod is boned and its sides salt cured and preserved in wood barrels. This unique Italian recipe is very fragrant, due to the saffron. Serve with plenty of Italian bread for dipping! Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 1/2 lbs baccala (salted cod) 2 shallots […]

Classic Biscotti

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Classic Biscotti Biscotti are baked twice for extra crunch. You can put any dried fruit or nut in biscotti. Pistachios and hazelnuts work especially well. There are numerous variations of this Italian recipe, but these are the classic almond and anisette flavor. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup unsalted butter 3/4 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup […]

Italian Bread Pudding

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Italian Bread Pudding Many cultures have their own version of bread pudding – everyone seeks a use for day-old bread. This is the Italian version of this popular dessert. Enjoy! Photo Credit:www.whatwereeating.com Ingredients: 1/4 cup unsalted butter 1 large loaf day-old or toasted Italian bread 6 eggs 2 cups whole milk 2 cups heavy cream […]

Italian Meat Loaf

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Italian Meat Loaf This easy Italian Meat Loaf recipe layered with spinach and mashed potatoes, is a bit more elegant and complex than standard meat loaf. Ingredients: 1 tsp olive oil 3 pieces white bread, crusts removed 1 yellow onion 1 shallot 4 cloves garlic 1/4 cup pecans 3 sprigs fresh thyme 1 1/2 lbs […]

Shrimp Scampi

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Shrimp Scampi Shrimp Scampi must be served right from the stove for the best texture. If it has to sit for a while, the shrimp becomes slightly soggy as it soaks up the sauce. Ingredients: 1 lb medium-sized shrimp (20-30 count) 1/2 bulb garlic 1 large lemon 1/2 bunch fresh parsley 2 tbsp olive oil […]

Tagliatelle with Pancetta and Mushrooms

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Tagliatelle con pancetta e funghi This dish is fantastically easy and it’s always a winner! The perfect Italian recipe for those summer days when it is too hot to spend too long at the stove! Preparation: 1 – Cook the pancetta in the oil with the carrot, celery, and onion for about 5 minutes, then […]

Seafood Risotto

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Seafood Risotto Chock-full of juicy shrimp, lobster, and scallops, this Italian dish impresses guests and family alike. Ingredients: 1 1/2 lbs cooked shrimp, scallops, and lobster (or any seafood combo of choice) 2 leeks 1 bunch fresh parsley 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil 1 1/2 cups arborio rice 1/2 cup dry white wine (not cooking […]

Osso Buco with Polenta Dumplings

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Osso Buco with Polenta Dumplings This version of osso buco is topped off with polenta dumplings instead of the more-familiar gremolata. Ingredients: 5 lbs veal shanks 1 bulb garlic 5 shallots 5 carrots 5 stalks celery 2 large leeks 3 lbs plum tomatoes 4 sprigs fresh thyme 1/2 bunch fresh parsley 2 tbsp olive oil […]

Pasta e Fagioli

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Pasta and Bean Soup This Italian soup recipe is one of my favorites! Ingredients: 1 lb dries chickpeas 4 gallons Vegetable Stock 4 shallots 1 bulb garlic 2 celery roots 2 lbs plum tomatoes 1/2 bunch frsh parsley 2 tbsp olive oil 2 cups cooked bite-size pasta of choice 1/2 cup fresh-grated Asiago cheese Fresh-cracked […]