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Table of Contents:

vii           Acknowledgements
ix            Forward
xi            Introduction
xii           Getting Started

 

            Appetizers, Soups and Salads

14    Wedding Soup

15    Cipolline Salad

16    Calzone (Nana’s Onion Pie)

18    Chicken Soup

19    Mozzarella and Tomato Salad

20    Fish Soup

21    Proscuitto and Honeydew Melon

22    Tomato and Bread Salad

23    Potato Salad

24    Clams and Oysters on the Half Shell

25    Shrimp Cocktail

26    Baccala

 

Vegetables and Side Dishes

28    Mom’s Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

29    Fried Zucchini Pancakes

30    Fried Zucchini Flowers

31    Green Beans with Crushed Tomatoes

32    Escarole with Cannellini Beans

33    Asparagus with Egg

34    Frittata

35    Stuffed Zucchini

36    Stuffed Peppers

37    Roasted Red Peppers

38    Stuffed Artichokes

40    Eggplant Parmigiano

 

Breads and Sandwiches

42    Bread Cakes

43    Fritte

44    Nana’s Raisin Bread

45    Mozzarella in Carrozzella

46    Pizza Rustica

 

          Traditional Pasta Dishes

50    Pasta Fagioli

51    Broccoli Rabe

52    Macaroni with Broccoli or Cauliflower

53    Peas and Pasta

54    Manicotti

55    Baked Ziti

56    Mafalda with Fish and Tomato Sauce

57    Stuffed Shells

58    Macaroni with Ricotta

 

Sauces, Meats, Fish and Poultry

60    Tomato Sauce with Meat

61    Italian Meatballs

62    Bracciole in Nests of Angel Hair Pasta

63    Marinara Sauce & Tomato Sauce with Salmon

64    Chivolet on the Grill

65    Chicken Cacciatore

66    Sausage with Peppers and Onions

67    Turkey Stuffing Italian Style

68    Stuffed Veal Pocket Italian Style

 

Desserts for Holidays

70    Nana’s Raisin and Vino Cotto

72    Nana’s Stuffed Calzongerre (Christmas)

74    Anise Cookies (Easter)

75    Pizza Dolce (Easter)

76    Ingartendere (Christmas)

78    Stufoli (Christmas)

79    Torrone (Christmas)

80    Zeppole (anytime)

81    Bombolo (anytime)

 

Family Memories and Traditions

84    Italian Christmas Song

85    Traditional Christmas Eve Dinner Menu

86    Memories We Share

90    Nana’s Handwritten Recipe in Italian

92    Our Family Tree

 

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