A Nice, Tasty and Healthy Lasagna Dip you should try!

A Nice, Tasty and Healthy Lasagna Dip you should try. Although this may look fattening, you can feel good eating this because it is made with ground turkey for those of you watching you figure.  This recipe calls for your favorite pasta sauce, and we suggest, going to the market or the organic grocer to […]

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Fan Recipe for Friselle or Frizzelle de Pepe from Raffaele Iorio

Fan Recipe for Friselle or Frizzelle de Pepe from Raffaele Iorio   Here is the recipe for Friselle or frizzelle del Pepe  that has been in my family for generations: Ingredients: Unbleached all-purpose flour 3 1/2 cups Baking Powder 1 1/2 Tblspn Ground black pepper (Fresh) 1 Tbsp (or to taste) Salt (fine ground sea) […]

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Spinach Frittata

Spinach Frittata Recipe Servings Serves 4 Ingredients 5 Eggs ½ cup of Milk 1 Tbsp of Olive Oil 2 Cloves of Garlic, minced 4 cups of Fresh Baby Spinach, washed and dried ½ cup of Shredded Provolone Cheese ½ cup of Freshly Grated Parmiggiano Reggiano Salt and Pepper, to taste Preparation 1) In a small […]

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Pasta with Shrimp Recipe

Pasta with Shrimp Recipe Ingredients 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter 1 medium onion, chopped fine 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup heavy cream 1 lb large (25 – 30 ct) shrimp, cleaned, peeled, tails removed, cut in half 1 lb cooked thin spaghetti 3 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped, separated salt & ground white pepper, to […]

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Brodetto Recipe

Brodetto Recipe Yield: 6 generous servings Ingredients 3 tbsp olive oil 1/4 to 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes 1 medium onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 3 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped 1 cup stock (fish, clam, vegetable, or chicken) 1 cup dry white wine 1  large can (28 oz) whole or large dice tomatoes. (or […]

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Spianata Recipe

Spianata Recipe Ingredients For the spong 1 cup flour 1 cup warm water 1 tsp active yeast For the spianata 1/2 cup olive oil, divided 1 tsp salt 2 cups flour For the topping 1/2 of a small onion, sliced thin 1 clove garlic, sliced thin or grated 3 tbsp fresh rosemary, coarsely chopped olive […]

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Tomato, Cucumber and Onion Salad

Tomato, Cucumber and Onion Salad INGREDIENTS 1 large cucumber 2 beef steak tomatoes or cherry tomatoes 1 yellow onion or long green onions or red onion 1 Tbls dried basil 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup of red wine vinegar PREPARATION Wash tomatoes and cucumber Cut tomatoes and cucumber into cubes Cut onion […]

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Pasta with Clams (“White Sauce”) Recipe

Pasta with Clams (“White Sauce”) Recipe total time: approx.  90 minutes (75 minutes for prep, 15 minutes cooking) Ingredients at least 2 doz. little neck or manila clams 3 tbsp olive oil 1 to 2 cloves of garlic, minced 3 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped 1/4 cup white wine or water salt & pepper, to taste […]

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Cacioni Recipe

Cacioni Recipe yield: 10 – 12 pies. Ingredients Swiss chard with spinach, sautéed and very well-drained (recipe below) pastry dough 30 oz (Use your own pastry dough recipe, try  cream cheese pastry dough, or buy it ready-made at your grocery store. Puff pastry, however, is not recommended.) 1 egg yolk mixed with a tbsp of […]

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Pan-Seared Salmon with Dill Sauce Recipes

Pan-Seared Salmon with Dill Sauce Recipes Ingredients thick cut salmon fillets, skin in place salt & pepper extra virgin olive oil lemon wedges for serving Dill Sauce 4 tbsp (low-fat) Greek yogurt fresh dill, chopped + more for garnish 1 small garlic clove, minced or grated salt & white pepper Directions Combine yogurt, dill, and […]

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