Stuffed Eggplant

Stuffed Eggplant   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients BATTER: 3 eggs Small pinch each of salt black pepper dried oregano dried basil red pepper 3.2.2925   Stuffed Eggplant   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients SEASONING: Small pinch each of nutmeg white pepper grated Parmesan or Romano cheese fresh choppedMore »

Calamari Fritti (Fried Squid)

Calamari Fritti (Fried Squid)

Calamari Fritti (Fried Squid)   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 5 pounds whole squid, cleaned, rinsed, body sac cut into ¼-inch rings, tentacles cut in half 2 ½ cups milk 2 ½ cups semolina flour or Wondra Superfine 5 teaspoons ground pepper 2 ½ teaspoons salt Oil for deep-frying Fresh lemon wedges,More »

Garlic Herb Popovers

Garlic Herb Popovers   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 3 eggs 1 cup milk 12-15 peeled and minced garlic cloves (a food processor is easiest) 2 teaspoons dried thyme 2 teaspoons fresh parsley 1 cup all purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon baking powder Instructions Preheat oven to 450 degrees. SprayMore »

Pickled Chiles

Pickled Chiles   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 3 pounds peppers, sliced and de-seeded 1 quart vinegar 3 quarts water Instructions Blanch pepper slices in steam for 2 minutes. Drain. Combine with vinegar in a stainless steel saucepan (or non-reactive saucepan) and boil 1 minute. Using a small strainer, remove peppers andMore »

Anchovy Dip

Anchovy Dip

Anchovy Dip   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Serves: Serves Makes about 1½ cups of dip Ingredients ½ cup mayonnaise ½ cup sour cream 1 tablespoon Dijon style mustard 2 teaspoons lemon juice ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon onion powder ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 ounces anchovy fillets, drained andMore »

Italian Style Barbecued “Hot Links”

Italian Style Barbecued “Hot Links”   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Serves: Approximately 1 quart (enough for 5 pounds of boned meat, chicken, or fish) Ingredients 5 pounds Italian link sausages (preferably hot or smoked) 1 quart of “Good Basic BBQ”* sauce or the sauce of your choice *Good Basic BBQ Sauce ½More »

Fresh Mozzarella

Fresh Mozzarella   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 2 gallons water ⅓ cup sea salt or kosher salt 1 pound whole milk curd Instructions In a large stockpot, add and stir the sea salt into the water. Bring the water to a temperature of around 160 F. Stir again to make sureMore »

Mozzarella in Carrozza

Mozzarella in Carrozza   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 12 slices soft white bread 6 thick slices (about 1 pound) part-skim, low moisture mozzarella 4 extra-large eggs, lightly beaten ½ cup milk 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crumbled 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper ¼ cup olive oil ¼ cup unsalted butterMore »

Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed Mushrooms   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 1 pound large, fresh mushrooms 1 slice prosciutto, minced 2 tablespoons grated Romano or Parmesan cheese 3 tablespoons seasoned, dry bread crumbs 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon minced parsley 1 egg Salt and pepper to taste ¼ cup water ¼ cup olive oilMore »

Garlic Shrimp Bruschetta Flatbread

Garlic Shrimp Bruschetta Flatbread   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 3 cups hot water (110 F) 1-1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast 7 cups flour ½ teaspoon kosher salt 1 pound raw shrimp ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil ½ cup fresh chopped garlic ¼ cup fresh chopped herbs (basil, parsley, sage) ¼More »