Italian Chicken Cutlets

Ingredients: 1-1/2 pounds of Thinly Cut Chicken Breast (often times these are labeled chicken cutlets in the package) 1-1/2 cups of Bread Crumbs 1/2 cup of Freshly Grated Parmiggiano Reggiano 1 cup of All Purpose Flour 3 Eggs 1/2 cup of Milk Olive Oil Vegetable Oil Salt and Pepper, to taste

Croissants

Ingredients: 4 cups of All Purpose Flour 1-1/4 cups of Milk 1/4 cup of Granulated Sugar 2 Tbsp of Unsalted Butter, softened at room temperature 1 Tbsp of Instant Yeast 1-1/2 tsp of Salt For the Butter Layer: 1 cup plus 2 Tbsp of Unsalted Butter, cold

Pepperoni Bread

Ingredients: 1 1lb Ball of Pizza Dough About 1/2 lb of American Cheese 1 cup of Shredded Mozzarella Cheese 1 Pack (about 8oz) of Pepperoni Freshly Grated Parmiggiano Reggiano 1 Tbsp of Pizza Seasoning

White Chocolate Pound Cake

Ingredients: 1 Cup of Unsalted Butter at room temperature 5 Eggs 1 Cup of Sour Cream 3 Cups of All Purpose Flour 1 tsp of Baking Powder 1/2 tsp of Baking Soda 1/2 tsp of Salt 1-1/2 Cup of Sugar 2 tsp of Vanilla paste or extract 4oz of White Chocolate, grated 1/4 cup of […]

Lentil Soup

Ingredients: 10 oz of Brown Lentils, rinsed well 1/2 cup of Crushed Tomatoes or any tomato product (not ketchup) 2 or 3 Cloves of Garlic, peeled but not chopped 3 Stalks of Celery, minced 2 Tbsp of Parsley, chopped 1-1/2 Tbsp of Olive Oil 1-1/2 cups of Short Cut Pasta Salt and Pepper, to taste

Escarole Soup

Ingredients: 1 lb of Escarole, washed and chopped into bite size pieces 2 Cloves of Garlic, minced 2 Tbsp of Olive Oil 1 15oz can of Cannellini Beans, drained and rinsed well 6 cups of Beef or Chicken Stock or you can use a combination of both For the Meatballs: 1/2 lb of Ground Pork, […]

Italian Made Chocolate Angel Food Cake

Ingredients: 12 Egg Whites, at room temperature 3/4 cup of Cake Flour 1/3 cup of Cocoa Powder 1 1/2 cups of Granulated Sugar 1 1/2 tsp of Cream of Tartar 1 tsp of Instant Espresso Powder 1 1/2 tsp of Vanilla Extract 1/4 tsp of Salt

Light Cream of Broccoli Soup

Ingredients: 1-1/2 Tbsp of Olive Oil 1 Onion, chopped 2 Stalks of Celery, chopped 3 Cloves of Garlic, peeled and chopped 1 Large Potato, peeled and cut into chunks 6 cups of Broccoli Florets About 4-1/2 (or more) of Vegetable of Chicken Stock 1/4 cup of Reduced Fat Half and Half Salt and Pepper, to […]

Mostaccioli Cookies

Ingredients: 3 cups of All Purpose Flour 1-1/4 cups of Granulated Sugar 1/2 cup of Warm Water 1 tsp of Baking Powder 1/2 tsp of Baking Soda 1/4 tsp of Ground Cinnamon 1/4 tsp of Ground Cloves 1/4 tsp of Ground Nutmeg 1 Packet of Italian Vanilla or 1 tsp of Vanilla Extract Zest and […]

Amaretti Cheesecake

Ingredients: For the Base: 2 cups of Amaretti Cookie Crumbs (about 8oz of cookies) 2 Tbsp of Sugar 1/4 cup of Melted Butter Filling: 2 8oz Packages of Cream Cheese 2 8oz Containers of Mascarpone 1 cup of Granulated Sugar 1 tsp of Vanilla Paste or Vanilla extract 1/4 cup of Amaretto Liqueur 4 Eggs […]

Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Ingredients: 1-1/2 lbs Sweet Potatoes 1/2 lb Yukon Gold Potatoes (or any other white potato) 1 cup of Parmiggiano 1-1/2 to 2 cups of All Purpose Flour 2 Egg Yolks Salt, to taste Sauce: 1/2 cup of Unsalted Butter 10 leaves or so of Fresh Sage Freshly Grated Parmiggiano to taste Black Pepper to taste

Pineapple Cheese Appetizer

Ingredients: All ingredients are to taste Fresh Pineapple cut into bite sized chunks Ginger – finely grated Green/Red Chilies – finely chopped Red Onion – thinly sliced Salt Lime Juice Cheese Cubes (Pepper Jack, Monterrey Jack, Cheddar, etc) Crackers

Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Ingredients: 3-1/2 lb chuck roast 1 Large Onion 10 Cloves of Garlic 2 Carrots, peeled and diced 2 Stalks of Celery, diced 10oz of Beer (budwiser or yengling) 1/2 cup of Beef Stock Dash of Worcesteshire Sauce 1 Sprig of Fresh Rosemary 1 Sprig of Fresh Thyme 1 Tbsp of Granulated Onion 1/2 cup of […]

Nutella Truffles

Ingredients: 8oz of Semisweet Chocolate Chips 1/2 cup of Heavy Cream 2 Tbsp of Unsalted Butter, softened at room temperature 1/2 cup of Nutella 2 Tbsp of Frangelico or any other hazelnut liqueur (optional)

Molten Butterscotch Cakes

Ingredients: 1 Cup of Butterscotch Chips 1/2 cup of Unsalted Butter 4 Eggs 2 Egg Yolks 1/2 cup of Brown Sugar 1/4 cup of Granulated Sugar 1/2 cup of all Purpose Flour 1/2 tsp of Vanilla Extract 1/4 tsp of Salt 2 Tbsp of Ground Graham Crackers

White Sandwich Bread

Ingredients: 1 Envelopes of Yeast (2 ¼ tsp ) 2 tsp of Salt 2 Tbsp of Sugar 3 Tbsp of Vegetable Shortening, melted 1 ¼ cup of Warm Water 4 cups of Bread Flour ⅓ cup of Non Fat Dry Milk Powder

Short Rib Pasta

Ingredients: 3 Leftover Short Ribs, meat shredded 2 cups of Sauce, with the veggies ¼ cup of Heavy Cream 2 Tbsp of Fresh Chopped Basil 1 Tbsp of Fresh Chopped Parsley ½ cup of Freshly Grated Parmiggiano 12oz of Pasta, penne, rigatoni, any tube shaped pasta will do

Homemade Polenta

Ingredients: 3 cups of Chicken Stock 1 1/2 cups of Whole Milk 1 1/2 cup of Half and Half 1/4 cup of Unsalted Butter, at room temperature 1 cup of Freshly Grated Parmiggiano Reggiano 1 cups of Polenta or coarse cornmeal Salt and Pepper, to taste

Nonna’s Italian Fruit Tart

Ingredients: For the Custard: 2 ½ cups of Whole Milk ¼ cup of All Purpose Flour ¼ cup of Granulated Sugar 3 Egg Yolks Zest of ½ Lemon 1 tsp of Vanilla Paste or 1 Envelope of Vanillina Small Pinch of Salt For the Crust: 2 ½ cups of All Purpose Flour ¼ cup of […]

Easy Creamy Pesto Pasta

Ingredients: 250g Pasta 1 cup cream 1/2 basil pesto 1/4 cup chopped parsely pepper to season Parmesan cheese to serve (optional)

Grilled Cedar Plank Salmon

Ingredients: 1 12 oz Skinless Salmon Fillet, about 1” thick 1 Tbsp of Brown Sugar 2 tsp of Paprika 2 tsp of Chili Powder Salt and Pepper, to taste About 1 Tbsp of Olive Oil

Lemon Sorbet

Ingredients: 1-3/4 cup of Water 1-3/4 cup of Sugar 2 cup of Fresh Lemon juice 4 Tbsp of Lemon Zest

Nutella Semifreddo

Ingredients: 7 Egg Yolks 2/3 cup of Granulated Sugar 2 tsp of Vanilla Bean Paste 1 1/2 cups of Heavy Whipping Cream 1 cup of nutella Pinch of Salt

Focaccia – Italian Flat Bread

Ingredients: 1 package (.25 oz) active dry yeast 1 cup warm water (105 F.) 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 3/4 tsp salt 1/4 cup semolina flour 2 tsp minced fresh rosemary 2 3/4 cups *bread flour (don’t mix in all the flour in this step; reserve about 1/4 cup for the kneading)

Scallops with Mango Salsa

Ingredients: For the Salsa: 1 Mango, ripe but not mushy otherwise it wont hold it’s shape ¼ of a Red Bell Pepper, diced 1 Jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped ¼ cup of Diced Red Onion ¼ cup of Fresh Chopped Cilantro 2 Tbsp of Fresh Lime Juice, or more to taste 1 Tbsp of Olive […]

Onion Ring

Ingredients: 2 Large Onions, peeled, cut into rings and each piece separated 3/4 cup of All Purpose Flour 1 ½ to 2 cups of Buttermilk 1 egg 1 tsp of Baking Powder 1 tsp of Paprika 1 tsp of Celery Salt 1 tsp of Parsley Flakes A few dashes of Hot Sauce Salt and Pepper, […]

Sweet and Spicy Grilled Wings

Ingredients: 2 lbs of Bone In Chicken Wings, trimmed 3 Tbsp of Honey 3 Tbsp of Sirarcha Juice of Half an Orange 1 tsp of Granulated Garlic 1 tsp of Granulated Onion 2 tsp of Paprika Salt and Black Pepper, to taste

Red Velvet Cake

Ingredients: 2 ½ cups of All Purpose Flour ¼ cup of Cocoa Powder 1 ½ cups of Granulated Sugar 2 tsp of Baking Powder 1 tsp of Baking Soda ½ tsp of Salt ½ cup of Unsalted Butter, softened at room temperature ¼ cup of Vegetable Oil 3 Eggs 2 tsp of White Distilled Vinegar […]

Chicken Under a Brick

Ingredients: 1 3 lb Chicken, that’s been trimmed and cut into two large halves Juice and Zest of 2 Lemons ¼ cup of Olive Oil A Couple Cprigs of Rosemary, leaves stripped and finely chopped 5 Cloves of Garlic, finely minced Salt and Pepper, to taste

Mozzarella Sticks

Ingredients: 16oz Block of Dry Mozzarella (or pasterized mozzarella), cut into into sticks 3 eggs 3/4 cup of Heavy Cream 2 1/4 cups of Bread Crumbs 3/4 cup of Freshly Grated Pariggiano Reggiano 2 tsp of Granulated Garlic 1 Tbsp of Italian Seasoning ½ cup of All Purpose Flour Salt and Pepper, to taste Vegetable […]

Avocado Toast with Poached Egg

Ingredients: 4 Slices of Sourdough Bread, or any kind of bread you prefer 4 Eggs 1 Avocado 1 Tbsp of Parsley 2 tsp of Lemon Juice Salt and Pepper, To taste 1 Tbsp of Distilled White Vinegar 1 Tbsp of Unsalted Butter, softened at room temperature

Coconut Ice Cream

Ingredients: 1 Cup of Heavy Cream 1 cup of Half and Half ½ cup of Whole Coconut Milk 1 15oz can of Cream of Coconut ½ tsp of Vanilla Extract 1/8 tsp of Salt

Fettucine with Fresh Ricotta

Ingredients: Large Bottle of Wine (I used Moscato) 1 cup of Peach Tree Schanps, or to taste 2/3 cup of Peach Nectar, or to taste 2 Peaches, sliced 1 Orange, sliced Sprite, to top it off

Oatmeal Almond White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup of Unsalted Butter, softened at room temperature 1 ¼ of a cup of All Purpose Flour ¾ of a cup of Brown Sugar ¾ of a cup of Regular Sugar 3 cups of Quick Cooking Oats 2 Eggs 1 ½ tsp of Almond Extract ½ tsp of Salt 1 tsp Baking Soda […]

Homemade Paella

Ingredients: 2 ¼ cups of Paella Rice or Risotto Rice 8oz Spanish Style Chorizo, cut into coins 1 ¼ lb of Boneless, Skinless, Chicken Thighs, cut into large chunks 1 Large Yellow Onion, finely diced 4 Cloves of Garlic, minced About 6 Cups of Chicken Stock ¾ cup of Canned Chopped Tomatoes Large Pinch of […]

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Ingredients: ½ cup of Unsalted Butter, softened at room temperature ¾ cup of Plain Yogurt ½ cup of Granulated Sugar 2 Tsp of Baking Powder ½ tsp of Baking Soda ½ tsp of Salt 2 cups of All Purpose Flour 3 Tbsp of Poppy Seeds 1 Envelope of Vanillina or 1 tsp of Vanilla Extract […]

Strawberries and Cream Turnovers

Ingredients: 3 Sheets of Puff Pastry, thawed 4 oz Cream Cheese, softened 1/4 cup of Granulated Sugar ½ tsp of Vanilla Extract ½ tsp of Lemon Zest 1Egg Yolk For the Filling, ¼ cup of Strawberry Preserves 1 cup of Chopped Strawberries ¼ cup of Granulated Sugar 2 tsp of Lemon Juice 2 tsp of […]

Lobster Roll Sandwich

Ingredients: 2 Cups of Cooked Lobster Meat, cut into bite size pieces 4 Tbsp of Mayo 2 Tbsp of Greek Yogurt 1 tsp of Dijon Mustard 2 Tbsp of Chopped Chives 2 Tbsp of Chopped Parsley 1 Stalk of Celery, finely diced 1 Tsp of Lemon Zest 2 tsp of Lemon Juice 4 Hot Dog […]

Raspberry Creme Brulee

Ingredients: 1/2 cup Heavy Cream, lightly whipped 1/2 cup Cream Cheese, softened at room temperature 1/3 cup Confectioner’s Sugar 6 oz Container of Fresh Raspberries 2 Tbsp Granulated Sugar (plus extra for sprinkling) 2 tsp Vanilla Extract 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice 1 tsp Lemon Zest

Pasta e Piselli

Ingredients: 1 Small Onion, finely chopped 4 Slices of Bacon, chopped 2 ¼ cups of Frozen, Defrosted Peas 12 oz of small cut pasta such as small shells or tubbettini 1 Tbsp of Olive Oil 1 Tbsp of Unsalted Butter Freshly Grated Parmiggiano to taste 4 cups of Water Salt and Pepper, to taste

Rhubarb Crisp

Ingredients: 4 cups of Frozen or Fresh Rhubarb, chopped 3 Tbsp of All Purpose Flour 11/4 cup of Granulated Sugar For the Topping: 3/4 cup of All Purpose Flour ¾ cup of Old Fashioned Oats 1 tsp of Baking Powder ¾ cup of Brown Sugar ¼ tsp of Salt ½ cup of Unsalted Butter, cold

Grilled Chicken Cesar Salad

Ingredients: For the Dressing 1 tsp Dijon Mustard 2 Cloves of Garlic, minced 1 tsp of Anchovy Paste 1 Tbsp of Lemon Juice 1 Tsp of Worcestershire Sauce ½ cup of Freshly Grated Parmiggiano Reggiano 1/3 to ½ cup of Extra Virgin Olive Oil Salt and Pepper, to taste For the Chicken: 4 6oz Pieces […]

Chocolate Pavlova

Ingredients: 6 Large Egg Whites 1 cup of Sugar 1 tsp of White Wine Vinegar or balsamic vinegar ¼ cup of Cacao Powder, sifted 1 tsp of Vanilla Extract ¼ tsp of Salt For the cream: 1 1/2 cups of Heavy Cream 2 Tbsp of Powdered Sugar

Blueberry Vanilla Bean Coffee Cake

Ingredients: 2 1/4 cups of All Purpose Flour 2/3 cup of Sugar ½ tsp of Salt 2 tsp of Baking Powder ½ tsp of Baking Soda 2 tsp of Vanilla Extract 1 /4 cup of Sour Cream 1 cup of Milk 2 Eggs ½ cup of Unsalted butter 2 Cups of Fresh Blueberries Seeds of […]

Salmon Cakes

Ingredients: 12oz of Cooked Salmon 1 egg 1/2 cup of Panko Bread Crumbs 2 Tbsp of Freshly Chopped Chives 2 Tbsp of Mayo 2 tsp of Lemon Zest Dash of Worcesteshire sauce Salt and Pepper, to taste For the sauce: ¼ cup of Mayo A few Consichons (up to you how many you want to […]

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