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Tag: Italian food

CLASSIC CHICKEN PICCATA

CLASSIC CHICKEN PICCATA

Chicken piccata is one of those dishes that brings back memories of Sunday dinners, laughter with family, and home.  Tender chicken is coated and pan-fried, and then coated in a tangy, salty lemon butter sauce with capers and parsley.  It’s an old school Italian classic Read More..

EASY SPINACH CALZONE

EASY SPINACH CALZONE

Let’s celebrate National Spinach Day with an easy calzone recipe that uses prepared pizza dough, frozen spinach, and three kinds of cheese.  This may be the best way to get something green into your kids. I like to serve it with a side of warm Read More..

EGGS IN PURGATORY

EGGS IN PURGATORY

When you want something different, imagine a skillet of spicy, savory tomato sauce, eggs that are poached on top, and sprinkled with Parmesan cheese then served with crusty Italian bread for dipping and wiping up all that delicious sauce.  It is a perfect brunch recipe Read More..

CLASSIC ZEPPOLE DI SAN GIUSEPPE

CLASSIC ZEPPOLE DI SAN GIUSEPPE

Traditional Italian pastries are typically made during the Feast of St. Joseph.  They are rich, buttery pastries that are filled with vanilla Italian pastry cream and garnished with a syrupy cherry. If you have ever had an eclair or a cream puff, then you’ve experienced Read More..

ITALIAN WEDDING SOUP

ITALIAN WEDDING SOUP

A classic Italian recipe that is hearty enough to be a full meal with a loaf of crusty bread. This soup recipe is a delicious way to warm up on a chilly day.  I like to serve this with a Fennel and Orange Salad With Read More..

PASTA CARBONARA

PASTA CARBONARA

This easy pasta recipe tastes surprisingly rich and decadent.  Tender linguine and salty pancetta tossed in a creamy, egg and parmesan cheese sauce – all using ingredients you probably already have on hand.  Its a wonderful and comforting dish that’s ready in less than 30 Read More..