Baked Stuffed Lobster Recipe with Shrimp & Scallops Oh My!

Make this baked stuffed lobster recipe  go overboard with fresh scallops and shrimp for a seafood dinner to remember. Old Bay Seasoning makes the stuffing. Serves 2 Ingredients: Live lobster: (2) 1 ¼  to 1 ½ lbs. (optionally try raw Maine lobster tails) Stuffing Ingredients: Cubed White Bread: about 6 slices Breadcrumbs: ½ cup Onion, diced : […]

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Pizzelle – “Colored” Pizzelle Recipe – Ciao Italia

  Pizzelle Traditional “Colored” Recipe Ciao Italia / Mary Ann Esposito   * Join Mary Ann as she shares her family traditional recipe for “Colored” Pizzelle, a Christmas favorite in our house.     Pizzelle (singular pizzella) are traditional Italian waffle cookies made from flour, eggs, sugar, butter or vegetable oil, and flavoring. Usual flavorings consist of Anise, Vanilla or Lemon.  Pizzelle can be hard and crisp […]

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Pizzelle: Traditional Holiday Recipe Laura Vitale

Pizzelle Traditional Recipe Laura Vitale   * Join Laura Vitale as she shares her family traditional recipe for Pizzelle, a Christmas favorite in our house.     Pizzelle (singular pizzella) are traditional Italian waffle cookies made from flour, eggs, sugar, butter or vegetable oil, and flavoring (usually anise or anisette, less commonly vanilla or lemon zest). Pizzelle can be hard and crisp or soft and chewy depending on the ingredients and method of […]

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Baccala Soup for Christmas Eve – Italian Grandma Gina

Baccala Soup for Christmas Eve Italian Grandma Gina   * I love Baccala whether its in a soup or salad if done correctly it is out of this world. Now with the Christmas Season upon us it’s time to revisit a few of the Baccala recipes. This is just one of them.  Enjoy Italian Grandma […]

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Ricotta Cookies – Rossella’s Cooking with Nonna

Ricotta Cookies Rossella’s Cooking with Nonna   * I remember these cookies. Both my Grandmother Madelena and Grandmom Julie used to make them every Christmas. I can still see the tray of white icing cookies sitting there on the table. You just couldn’t resist them they were so delicious.  I think everybody that grew up […]

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Frank Granieri – Roasting Chestnuts YUM

Frank Granieri Chestnuts / Castagne How to Roast Chestnuts * High gang, I’m Frank Granieri. As I write this it is late October and right in the middle of Chestnut season in southern Italy. I was inspired today in particular because I went with my friends Barbara and John to one of the local Castagne […]

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Baccala Soup for Christmas Eve – Italian Grandma’ Gina

Baccala Soup for Christmas Eve Italian Grandma Gina   * I love Baccala whether its in a soup or salad if done correctly it is out of this world. Now with the Christmas Season upon us it’s time to revisit a few of the Baccala recipes. This is just one of them.  Enjoy Italian Grandma […]

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Frank Granieri – How to Roast Chestnuts

Frank Granieri Chestnuts / Castagne How to Roast Chestnuts * High gang, I’m Frank Granieri. As I write this it is late October and right in the middle of Chestnut season in southern Italy. I was inspired today in particular because I went with my friends Barbara and John to one of the local Castagne […]

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Braised Lamb Shanks & Gnocchi – OMG – YUM

Braised Lamb Shanks & Gnocchi * I love Lamb. Made correctly the meat is delicious. Not mutton …. but lamb. Just last month I made lamb shank by cleaning the meat and then marinating in a mixture of herbs, spices and red wine. We served the lamb shank with gnocchi and tomato sauce.  The result […]

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Frank – Dean – Bing – “Style” from Robin & the Seven Hoods

Frank – Dean – Bing  “Style”  Robin and the Seven Hoods * Robin and the 7 Hoods is a 1964 American musical film directed by Gordon Douglas and starring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr.and Bing Crosby. The picture features Peter Falk, Barbara Rush, and an un-credited Edward G. Robinson.   Written by David R. Schwartz, the film transplants the Robin Hood legend to a 1930s Chicago gangster setting, though this […]

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