Olivada

Olivada   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 1 minced clove garlic ¼ teaspoon anchovy paste ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil 6 ounces pitted oil-cured black olives Instructions Place garlic, anchovy paste and 3 tablespoons of the olive oil in a food processor to a paste. Add enough of the remaining olive oilMore »

Deep-Fried Artichoke Hearts

Deep-Fried Artichoke Hearts   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 2 eggs ½ cup whole milk 1 15-ounce can artichoke hearts, drained and quartered 1-1/2 cups seasoned dry breadcrumbs Vegetable oil for frying ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese Instructions In a small bowl, whisk together eggs and milk. Place seasoned breadcrumbs in aMore »

Greek Loukanika Sausage

Greek Loukanika Sausage   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 5 pounds boneless lamb shoulder, lean and fat ground 1 cup red wine 2 tablespoons garlic, finely chopped 2 tablespoons grated lemon zest 2 tablespoons ground allspice 2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano or mint 2 tablespoons salt 1 tablespoon pepper Instructions Combine allMore »

Buffalo Chicken Wings

Buffalo Chicken Wings

Buffalo Chicken Wings   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients Dressing 1 cup mayonnaise ½ cup plain yogurt ¼ pound crumbled blue cheese Instructions Method: Whisk ingredients to combine or use a food processor. Dressing can be made ahead and refrigerated. 3.2.2925   Buffalo Chicken Wings   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type:More »

Jerk Chicken Wings

Jerk Chicken Wings   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 24 chicken wings, wing tips cut off, halved at the joint ½ cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic ½ teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground allspice ½ teaspoon cinnamon ¼ cup minced jalapeno peppers 1 teaspoon black pepper 8 dropsMore »

Oriental-Style Sausage

Oriental-Style Sausage   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients Chicken/Turkey Sausage Master Base* ¾ cup (or to taste) soy sauce 2 tablespoons peeled and finely-chopped fresh ginger 1 tablespoon chopped garlic ¾ cup sweet sherry ¾ water ¾ cup scallions, white and green part, finely-chopped ½ teaspoon Tabasco Instructions Follow instructions for “Chicken/TurkeyMore »

Toasted Ravioli

Toasted Ravioli

Toasted Ravioli   Print Serves Six Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 2 large eggs ½ cup canned evaporated milk 1 cup Italian-style breadcrumbs Oil for frying 24 ravioli ¼ cup Parmesan, grated 2 cups marinara sauce, warmed Instructions In a small bowl, beat and combine the eggs and milk. Put the breadcrumbs inMore »

Crispy Artichoke Hearts

Crispy Artichoke Hearts   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 1 pound artichoke hearts. If frozen, thaw; if canned, drain (Pat dry in both cases.) 2 large eggs ¾ cup all-purpose flour ¼ cup yellow cornmeal 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan 2 teaspoons dried oregano Instructions Cut the larger hearts in half lengthwise. InMore »

Grilled Calamari

Grilled Calamari   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients Squid Olive oil Lemon Instructions Cut deep slits (not all the way through) into the body sac. This technique prevents squid from curling up on the hot grill. Grill for about 1 minute, turning once. When the squid are cooked, the slits open andMore »

Marco’s Toasted Ravioli

Marco’s Toasted Ravioli   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients ½ cup cold water ½ cup milk 1 egg 8 2-ounce raviolis 1 cup flour 1 cup unseasoned breadcrumbs Vegetable oil, as needed Grated Parmesan and parsley, for garnish 1 cup tomato sauce Instructions In a bowl, combine water, milk and eggs. Whisk.More »