Fish · Italian · rice · Sea Food

Shrimp Scampi with Basmati Rice

Shrimp are always welcome in my house.  There are many different ways to prepare shrimp, so we never get bored with them.  Shrimp Scampi is an Italian-American dish that can be found in almost every Italian or Sea Food Restaurant. I’m not sure how the name of the dish, Shrimp Scampi came about, because it…… Continue reading Shrimp Scampi with Basmati Rice

Appetizers · Cheese · Italian · Vegetable · Vegetarian

Grilled Zucchine and Tomato with Mozzarella and Basil

Zucchini and tomatoes are two of my favorite things, and summer time is when they are at their best. This is a light meal that is perfect for a hot summer day. It is healthy, delicious and easy to make. It can be used as a main dish, appetizer or side dish. Ingredients: 2 -…… Continue reading Grilled Zucchine and Tomato with Mozzarella and Basil

beef · Italian · pasta · pork

Pappardelle alla Bolognese

Pappardelle is a long, broad, flat, hearty noodle that makes it perfect for a bold ragù alla Bolognese.  This ragù originates from Bologna, Italy, and is typically served with tagliatelle, but any wide noodle works nicely with it.  It is also used for traditional lasagna alla Bolognese. This sauce is satisfying and delicious.  It is…… Continue reading Pappardelle alla Bolognese

Appetizers · Eggs · Italian · Vegetable · Vegetarian

Frittata with Bell Peppers and Onion

Frittata is basically an Italian omelette. It can be made on the stove top or in the oven. The frittata makes a great main dish or can also be used as an appetizer. There are countless combinations of vegetables, meats, and cheeses that can be used to make the frittata flavorful, such as asparagus, spinach,…… Continue reading Frittata with Bell Peppers and Onion