Monthly Archives: June 2010

Casatiello bread (Easter bread)

Casatiello bread is a rich, softer, buttery, brioche-like bread with salami, bacon or pepperoni and cheese sprinkled throughout…kind of like a pizza in a loaf of bread. My friend Susie will love this. Susie was my inspiration for this since … Continue reading

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Sub rolls

These are great for grilled Italian sausages with onions & peppers. Brats cooked in beer …yeah I’m from Wisconsin! LOL!! Makes 6 rolls. Ingredients 1 cup warm water 2-3/4 cups bread flour 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 ½ … Continue reading

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Cinnamon-raisin rolls

Gotta love this classic cinnamon raisin roll recipe. Makes about 12 rolls. Serve hot out of the oven… Yum! Dough 1 cup lukewarm water 1 large egg 3-1/4 cup bread flour 4 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons dry … Continue reading

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Saltenas

A salteña is a type of baked empanada of Bolivian origin sold throughout Bolivia, although they are also available in other countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Peru and Chile. Salteñas are savory pastries filled with beef, pork or chicken mixed … Continue reading

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Zuppa Toscana

I made this soup because I love Olive Gardens Zuppa Toscana. This is Carol’s version. Ingredients 1 lb ground Italian sausage 1½ tsp crushed red peppers 1 large diced white onion 4 Tbsp bacon pieces 2 tsp chopped garlic 10 … Continue reading

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Tiramisu

Ok heads up folks! This is a great recipe. I think it weighs about 10 lbs. You can use any type of pan you like. I used a 9 inch spring form for this one. Ingredients 5 egg yolks 1/4 … Continue reading

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Pizza on the grill

Ingredients Dough: 1 pkg yeast (or 2-1/4 teas. yeast) 1/4 teaspoon sugar 3/4 cup warm water (110 degrees) 1-3/4 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon salt Toppings: Your choice, my ingredients in this picture are pizza sauce, tomato slices, fresh mozzarella, chopped … Continue reading

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Pasta Milanese

Pasta Milanese is a St. Joseph’s Day tradition for Sicilians. The Saint Joseph’s Day menu is meat-free because this day falls during the Lenten season. I’ve seen many different versions of this recipe but this one was given to me … Continue reading

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Rustic Apple Tart

I love using the word “rustic.” That gives you the ok to be creative. In other words…do what you feel, no rules. This makes a very large plate sized tart or you can make 2 smaller tarts. Crust 2 cups … Continue reading

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Quinoa Mushroom Pilaf

Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa), is a grain that comes from the Andes Mountains of South America. Quinoa contains more protein than any other grain; an average of 16.2 percent, compared with 7.5 percent for rice, 9.9 percent for millet, and 14 … Continue reading

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