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Excellent / Traditional Fried Stuffed Olives Ascolana style – Italian Cook Giallo Zafferano

Excellent / Traditional Fried Stuffed Olives – Ascolana style Italian Cook Giallo Zafferano There are a few different versions of Stuffed Olives in Italy. This particular version is especially delicious and perfect for the holidays. In our house we set aside a Saturday or Sunday, bring the grandkids over and make these as a family. […]

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Delicious Fried Calamari – Italian Cook Laura Vitale

Delicious Fried Calamari – Italian Cook Laura Vitale – Fried squid (fried calamari, calamari) is a dish in Mediterranean cuisine. It consists of batter-coated, deep fried squid, fried for less than two minutes to prevent toughness. It is served plain, with salt and lemon on the side. In North America, it is a staple in […]

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Stuffed Zucchini with Italian Cook – Chef Pasquale

Stuffed Zucchini with Italian Cook – Chef Pasquale  Zucchini is a staple in many Italian house holds and many of us grow it in our gardens every year.  We often just cut it and grill it, sometimes we fry it, and sometimes we make bread out of it.  Well here is another twist that you can […]

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Arancini – (Homemade Rice Balls) – Italian Cook Laura Vitale

Arancini – (Homemade Rice Balls) Italian Cook Laura Vitale – Arancini  are stuffed rice balls that are coated with breadcrumbs, and fried. Arancini are usually filled with ragù (meat sauce), tomato sauce, mozzarella, and/or peas. There are a number of local variants that differ in fillings and shape. The name derives from their shape and […]

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Homemade Pink Lemonade – Laura Vitale

Homemade Pink Lemonade – Laura Vitale This is a great recipe for Pink Lemonade. Interestingly enough my wife and I drink homemade lemonade everyday. None of those chemicals and other unatural ingredidnts. Just Good Stuff ! Have a great week. Relax with a cold lemonade and relax… li’s Summertime!!! Pink lemonade is a rose-tinted beverage […]

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Homemade Mozzarella Sticks – Italian Cook – Laura Vitale

Homemade Mozzarella Sticks – Italian Cook – Laura Vitale Mozzarella sticks are elongated pieces of battered or breaded mozzarella. In the US, this deep-fried snack is often served at restaurants as anappetizer or as North American pub fare. Mozzarella sticks are sometimes added to an “appetizer sampler” that may include other finger foods such as […]

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Crostini | Toasted Bread With Vegetable And Cheese Topping | Italian Recipe By Ruchi Bharani

Crostini | Toasted Bread With Vegetable And Cheese Topping | Italian Recipe By Ruchi Bharani Learn how to make Crostini, a popular Italian appetizer, at home.Crostini is an Italian appetizer consisting of a small slice of grilled or toasted bread with toppings. The toppings may include a variety of cheese and vegetables. IngredientsFrench LoafRed Bell PepperYellow […]

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Deviled Eggs Italian Style – Italian Cook Laura Vitale

Italian Deviled Eggs – Italian Cook Laura Vitale –  Enjoy this recipe as Laura shares her way of making Deviled Eggs Italian Style. Pesto, sun dried tomatoes, pepper and on and on…. You’re gonna’ love it! Serving deviled eggs at picnics and cocktail parties may have been de rigueur in post-World War II America, but […]

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How to Make Healthy Italian Grilled Eggplant (Aubergine) from Vincenzo’s Plate

How to Make Healthy Italian Grilled Eggplant (Aubergine) from Vincenzo’s Plate Eggplant is a very versatile vegetable.  This is a very simple recipe to allow the eggplant’s natural flavor to stand out on it’s own.  For a twist, you can add some seasonings to the eggplant.  Remember to use salt as that will help to dry […]

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Stuffed Artichoke – Italian Cook Laura Vitale

Stuffed Artichoke – Italian Cook Laura Vitale –  Laura comes through with another wonderful recipe that reminds us of our childhood.  Stuffed Artichoke. Around the world stuffed artichoke recipes are abundant. A common Italian stuffing uses a mixture of bread crumbs, garlic, oregano, parsley, grated cheese, and prosciutto or sausage. A bit of the mixture […]

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