Appetizers · Cheese · Italian · salad · Vegetarian

Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad Prep Time: 20 minutes Serves: 4-5 Caprese salad is made with only four main ingredients, so it is important that you use the best ingredients possible.  I like to use mozzarella di bufala (mozzarella made with buffalo milk). You can find an imported Italian brand in most warehouse clubs. Otherwise buy the best… Continue reading Caprese Salad

American · Italian · Potatoes · salad · Vegetarian

Italian Potato Salad

When I was growing up my mother would make Italian Potato Salad during the summer months. This potato salad is lighter and healthier than traditional potato salad with mayonnaise, and you don’t have to worry about the mayo going bad in the heat. This dish reminds me of July 4th celebrations during my childhood. I… Continue reading Italian Potato Salad

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