Italian Recipes

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 […]

Cheese Frittata

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Cheese Frittata Serve this frittata warm with fresh crusty Italian bread and a leafy green salad on the side. Enjoy this easy Italian recipe! Preparation: 1 – Preheat oven to 375F. Peel the potatoes, if desired. Thinly slice the potatoes. Peel and slice the onions. Beat the eggs in a bowl, and whisk in the […]

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 […]

Chicken Fricassee

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Chicken Fricassee This Italian version of stewed chicken is a favorite dish in many Italian and Italian-American homes. Enjoy this easy italian recipe! Preparation: 1 – Rinse the chicken in cold water and pat dry with paper towels. Peel and roughly chop the onions. Peel and mince the garlic. Clean and roughly chop the tomatoes. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Basic Polenta

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Basic Polenta Polenta is delicious just served hot and dotted with butter and sprinkled with fresh-grated Parmesan cheese. Slice the polenta, arrange it in a baking dish, dot with butter and Parmesan, and bake for a hot, savory side. Leftover polenta can be sliced, fried in oil, or lightly grilled, and served as a side […]