Meat Dishes

Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey

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Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey. Here is a stress-free way to roasting a Turkey! Cooking a whole turkey for Thanksgiving can be intimidating or even overwhelming for some of us cooks. But when it comes down to doing it, my husband does it best. Nothing fancy to his method, just a simple and easy prep to clean and stuff the turkey with a few vegetables and into the oven it goes. Slow roasting the turkey is stress-free and super easy!

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BEST Tiramisu

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Best Tiramisu recipe you will ever find, is right here on this site!  This happens to be the original recipe given to us from our relatives in Italy.  Tiramisu is basically made with layers of luscious cream, coffee soaked cookies and it is served chilled.  A classic No Bake Italian dessert, Tiramisu will always WOW your family and friends!  You’ll be glad you stopped here for this easy and delicious recipe!

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Under 30 Minute Meals/ Vegetable Sides

EASY Artichoke Gratin

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EASY Artichoke Gratin ~ frozen artichoke hearts sauteed on stove top with garlic, onions, breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese, creates a tasty side dish that’s ready in 15 minutes! And it will compliment any favorite entree too! If you always wanted to make a side dish of artichokes, but thought it was too much work, then this recipe is for you!  It’s super easy to make and requires only a few ingredients; and it always turns out great!

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Gluten Free Recipes/ Vegetable Sides

Roasted Eggplant Parm – Lightened!

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Roasted Eggplant Parm- Lightened! A super-easy dish to prepare and one that feeds a crowd, Roasted Eggplant Parmigiana Lightened is made simply by taking 2 eggplants, chopping them into small pieces and roasting them until golden brown, then transfer them onto a serving platter and top with a single layer of tomato sauce (preferably marinara), grated pecorino cheese and fresh basil.  It’s amazingly light, delicious and done in 30 minutes!

A No Carb and Gluten Free side dish your friends and family will go bonkers for!  This is truly Eggplant Parmesan at its best!
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Kid-Friendly Recipes/ Soups, Stews and Chili

Italian Wedding Soup with Spinach Meatballs

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Italian Wedding Soup with Spinach Meatballs ~ Little bite-size meatballs loaded with spinach, meat, eggs, and Parmesan cheese, then baked before dropping them into a simmered broth with cheese tortellini and fresh baby spinach for more greens is known as the classic “Italian Wedding Soup” as we know it.

So I took my mother’s gorgeous recipe for the Italian Wedding Soup and made a few minor changes to it, making it easier to make by eliminating a few steps in the cooking process. The outcome was really terrific, big on flavor, and very satisfying.
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Appetizers/ Gluten Free Recipes

Spooky Deviled Eggs – 2 recipes

Spooky Deviled Eggs!  We love serving deviled eggs as an appetizer and these Spooky Deviled Eggs are just in time for Halloween!  I wanted to make two kinds of deviled eggs: one is the more traditional deviled eggs stuffed with a mixture of egg yolks, mayo and spices and the other is stuffed with our favorite lemony tuna fish filling, both topped with cute little spooky eyes and black spiders using green and black olives.

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Chicken Recipes/ One Dish Meals/ Under 30 Minute Meals

Chicken Smothered with Marsala, Mushrooms and Parsley

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Chicken Smothered with Marsala, Mushrooms and Parsley.  These are chicken cutlets easily sauteed in a skillet until golden brown, then smothered with mushrooms, fresh parsley, and Marsala wine; turns boring chicken cutlets into something exciting! This is a fabulous meal with savory flavors that’s easy to whip up in one skillet; and helps me make dinner, a snap!
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Casseroles/ Vegetable Sides/ Vegetarian Recipes

Creamy Potato and Zucchini Au Gratin – Italian Style!

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Creamy Potato and Zucchini Au Gratin ~ is made with sliced potatoes, sliced zucchini and cream, then baked to create an Italian Style Au Gratin!  This is a creamy version for a gratin and a twist on our Mom’s recipe for her roasted potatoes and zucchini side dish.  Since everyone loves potatoes, I wanted to turn her recipe into a creamy version, making this the ultimate creamy potatoes and zucchini au gratin super easy!  The best part is, I cut the time in half than most recipes out there!

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