Zucchini Fritti

Zucchini Fritti   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 1-1/2 cups Parmesan 1-1/2 cups Panko (Japanese breadcrumbs) ½ teaspoon salt 2 extra-large eggs 3 medium size zucchini, washed, trimmed (but not skinned), but into 3 inch-long by about ½ in-wide strips Instructions In a mixing bowl, combine Parmesan, Panko & salt. In anotherMore »

Calamari with Chipotle-Mayo Dipping Sauce

Calamari with Chipotle-Mayo Dipping Sauce   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients CALAMARI (Ingredients) Vegetable oil, for deep-frying 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons dried cilantro Salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 pound clean squid without tentacles, bodies cut into ½-in. rings 2 lemons, cut into wedges 1 cup chipole-mayoMore »

Roasted Onion Slices

Roasted Onion Slices   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 4 pounds red onions, peeled and cut into ½ –inch thick rings 2 cups olive oil 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes 2 tablespoon fennel seed 2 tablespoon sugar Salt and pepper to taste Instructions Preheat the oven to 400 degrees In a largeMore »

Deviled Chicken Wings

Deviled Chicken Wings   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 16 chicken wings, tips cut off, halved at the joint 1 ½ cup bread crumbs 1 cup grated Parmesan ½ cup Dijon-style mustard 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon cayenne Instructions In a mixing bowl,More »

Marinated Olives

Marinated Olives

Marinated Olives   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients ½ pound green olives in brine (Manzanilla, Arbequina or Pincholine) ½ pound black olives (Nicoise, Kalamata or Lugano) 2 cloves garlic 1 tablespoon dried oregano, crushed 2 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon paprika 1 strip fresh zest Olive oil Instructions Put the olivesMore »

Bruschetta with Portabellos

Bruschetta with Portobellos

Bruschetta with Portabellos   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 10 ounces Portobello mushrooms ¼ cup olive oil 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 loaf Italian bread cut diagonally in 12 slices 1 cup coarsely chopped plum tomatoes 2 tablespoon capers ½ teaspoon Italian seasonings 6 ounces goat cheese cut into 12 slices. InstructionsMore »

Fritto Misto Vegetale

Fritto Misto Vegetale   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients Artichoke hearts Mushrooms Chunky strips of green bell peppers, broccoli & cauliflower 1-1/2 cups flat pale lager beer 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoos grated Parmesan cheese 1 tesaspoon salt 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 large egg yolks, lightly beaten 2 egg whitesMore »

Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e Fagioli   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 pounds ground beef 12 ounces chopped onion 6 cloves minced garlic 14 ounces diced carrot 14 ounces diced celery 48 ounces diced fresh tomatoes 15 ounces cooked red kidney beans 15 ounces cooked white beans 88 ounces beefMore »

Grissini Dolce (Sweet Breadsticks)

Grissini Dolce (Sweet Breadsticks)   Print Author: Pizza Today Recipe type: appetizers Ingredients 1 pound of once-risen pizza dough 2 teaspoons grated zest of fresh lemon 3 tablespoons sugar ¼ cup vegetable or canola oil 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten Confectioner’s sugar Instructions Punch down the dough and place it in a mixing bowl. CombineMore »