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Sicilian Culture: Recipes

Ingredients & Resources
   Italian Culinary Dictionary
    Italian Shopping List
   Poison Control Center
   Kitchen Neccessities
   Other Food Links

Basic Crash Courses
   Olive Oil (Olio)
   Cheese (Fromaggio)
   Vinegar (Acete)
   Tomatoes & Tomato Paste
   Animal Organs
   Italian Deli Meats
   Basil (Basilico)
   Pasta (Paste)
   Mushrooms (Funghi)
   Bread (Pane)
   Pork (Porco)
   Chicken (Pollo)
   Rabbit (Conilio)

Antipasti Freddo (Cold Appetizers)
   Stuffed Cherry Peppers
    Flavored Dipping Olive Oil
    Marinated Artichoke Hearts
   Sweet Roasted Peppers
    White Bean Bruscetta

Antipasti Caldo (Hot Appetizers)
   Basic Antipasto
   Eggplant Caponata
   Broccoli Rabe
   Stuffed Artichokes
    Stuffed Peppers
    Spendini alla Romana
    Mozzarella en Corroza
    Clams Oreganato
    Clams Casino
   Stuffed Mushrooms
    Fried Sardines
    Fried Clams
   Lemon Shrimp Bruschetta
    Fried Oysters

Pranzo (Lunch)
   Panzanella (Bread Salad)
   Insalata (Italian Salad)
   Tuna Fish Sandwich
   Fritatta (Italian Omlette)
   Sausage & Peppers Sandwich
   Mozzarella & Sweet Peppers
   Steak Sandwich
   Eggplant Parmasean

Pane (Bread)
   Garlic Bread
   Truffle Bread
   Croutons (For Salad or Soup)
   Hot Bread & Oil

Zuppa (Soup)
   Chicken Soup
   Minestrone (Vegetable Soup)
   Wedding Soup
   Pasta Fagioli (Pasta & Beans)
   Bean Soup
   Zuppa di Vongle (Clam Soup)
   Cozze Soup (Mussels Soup)
Escarole & Beans
   Sicilian Split Pea Soup
   Forest Mushroom

Insalati (Salads)
   Summer Salad
   Balsamic Vinagrette
   Endive with Citrus Dressing
   Cold Seafood Salad
   Caesar Salad
    Basil, Tomato & Mozzarella
   Shrimp Salad
   Tri Color Pasta Salad
    Sundried Tomato & Mozzarella
   Simple Salad Dressing
   Pancetta Dressing

Eggs & Brunch
   Sicilian Fried Egg
   Eggs Puglia 
   Poached Eggs on Toast
   Pepper & Egg Sandwich

   Pizza Rustica
   Whole Wheat Pizza
   French Bread Pizza
    Tomato Pie
   Primavera Pizza
    Pizza Aglio, Olio & Pomadora
    Pizza Alla Cozze (Mussels)
   Pizza Alla Romana (Anchovies)
    Pizza Alla Alici (Sardines)
    Pizza Al Funghi (Fresh Mushrooms)
   Pizza Quatro Fromaggio (4 Cheese)
    Pizza Quatro Stagione (4 Sections)
   Pizza Ortalano (Grilled Vegetables)
    Pizza Marinara
    Chicago Deep Dish Pizza

Italian Grill & BBQ
   Grilled Vegetables
   Mozarella & Italian Bread
   Tuna & Pasta Salad
   Grilled Garlic

Paste (Pasta & Sauces)
   Sunday Gravy
   Artichokes & Spaghettini
   Penne A La Vodka
   Homemade Cavatelli
   Basic Marinara Sauce
   Real Ragu Meat Sauce
   Fettucine Alfredo
   Puttanesca Sauce
   Pesto Sauce
   Penne Rustica
   Tomato with Sausage Sauce
   Garlic & Oil (Aglio Olio)
   Linguine Alla Carbonara
   Filetto di Pomadora
   Spaghetti & Meatballs
   Lentil Sauce for Pasta
   Pizzaiola Sauce
   Pasta with Olive Oil & Butter
   Baked Ziti
   Wild Mushroom Sauce
   Cavatelli com Broccoli
   Pasta with Pecorino Sauce
   Tomato Basil Sauce
   Pasta Primavera
   Basic Tomato Sauce
   Aromatic Sauce
   Porcini Sauce
   Asparagus with Penne
   Asparagus Cream Sauce

Pesce (Fish)
   Tilapia (St. Peter's Fish)
   Sicilian Tuna
   Christmas Eve Fish Dinner
   Sicilian Salmon
   Pasta con Sardine
   Sicilian Seared Tuna
   Spicy Seafood for Rice or Pasta
   Spicy Shrimp Sauce
   Fillet of Sole Oreganato
   Salmon Alla Vodka
   Baked Salmon
   Flounder Limone
   Venetian Sole
    Baked Sea Bass
   Baccala (Salted Cod Fish)
   St. Peter's Fish
    Pesce Caldo
   Scallops with Asparagus
    Asparagus & Shrimp
    St. Peter's Fish

Frutti di Mare (Seafood)
    Scallops & Pea Sauce
    Grilled Aragosta (Lobster)
    Lobster Zimbale
    Lobster Sauce (Aragosta)
    Spicy Shrimp Alfredo
   Shrimp Scampi
   Gamberi e Funghi
   Calico Bay Scallops over Pasta
    Lemon Butter Shrimp
   Vognole alla Siciliana (Clams)
    White Clam Sauce
   Red Clam Sauce
   Fried Calamari
    Shrimp Sauce
   Mitili con Pasta (Mussels)
    Seafood Marechiara
    Risotto con Pesce
   Gamberi con Pasta Napolitana
    Risotto with Shimp
    Shrimp & Rotini Pasta
   Clam Sauce Siciliana
    Shrimp Cocktail
    Cockles with Linguine Fini
   Lobster Risotto
    Fritto Misto (Fried Seafood)
    Cockles with Asparagus

Pollo (Chicken)
   Chicken Siciliana
   Chicken Marsala
   Chicken Scaloppine
   Chicken Francese
   Chicken Don Pasquale
   Chicken Princepessa
   Pollo Giardino
    Chicken Cacciatore
   Chicken Parmesan
   Cornish Game Hens

Carne de Vaca (Beef)
    Sicilian Steak
    Tuscan Steak
    Bisteca Pizzaiola (Steak)

Il Conilio (Rabbit)
    Grilled Rabbit
   Rabbit Stew
    Rabbit Cacciatore

Agnello (Lamb)
   Lamb Chops with Sage
    Grilled Lamb
   Balsamic Lamb Chops
   Lamb Stew
    Citrus Lamb
   Lamb Roman Style

Porco (Pork)
   Pork Chops with Sage
   Stuffed Pork Chops  
   Balsamic Pork Chops
   Sicilian Roast Pork

   Country Style Rigatoni
   Sausage with Stewed Tomatoes
   Sausage Ragu
   Sausage & Broccoli Rabe

Piatti (Entrees)
   Lasagna (Italian Style)
    Lasagna Siciliana (with meat)
    Homemade Ravioli 
   Eggplant Parmesan
   Potatoes with Risotto
    Baked Gasciatta

Side Dishes (Also See Appetizers)
   Aranciata (Rice Balls)
   Red Bliss Potatoes
   Potatoes & Peppers
   Italian String Beans
   Italian Potato Salad
   Sicilian Potatoes
   Potato Croquettes

Dolci (Sweets & Desserts)
   Ricotta Cheese Pie
   Easter Egg Bread Basket
   Sicilian Fig Cookies
   Italian Fig Cookies
   Peaches & Wine
   Sicilian & Italian Taralle
   Roasted Chestnuts
   Sicilian Ice Cream
   "S" Cookies
   Banana Crepes
   Strawberries Vinaigrette
   Chocolate Sauce
   Vanilla Sauce
    Caramel Sauce
   Banana Sauce
   Strawberry Sauce
   Pupo con Uovo
   Fruit Half Moons (Mezza Luni)
    Gelato (Italian Ice Cream)
   Anisette Biscotti
   Apples Grand Manier
    Italian Candy Products
   Fruit Dessert
   Hot Chocolate

Other Recipes My Family Made
(May not be Italian, but still good!)

   Secret Recipe Spare Ribs
   Rosemary Garlic Lemon Chicken
    Mom's Meatloaf
   Pork Roast

Holiday Feasts
   New Years Eve
   4th of July
   Italian Thanksgiving
   Christmas Eve
   Christmas Day
   Feast of St. Joseph
    Feast of St. Lucy

Fancy Foods
   Caviar Grilled Cheese Sandwich
   Champagne & Vodka

Suggested Lunches/Dinners
   Sunday Dinner
    The Italian Picnic
   Italian Feasts
   Monday Night Dinner
    Weekday Family Dinner
   Casual Date Dinner
   Simple Dinner After A Hard Day
   Friday Night Dinner
   Valentine's Dinner

TV Shows & Websites
   Nick Stellino (Sicilian)
   Mary Ann Esposito (Sicilian/Italian)
   Mario Batali (Northern Italian)
   Michael Chiarello (Calabrese)
   Lidia Matticchio (Northern Italian)
   Dish It Up (Southern Italian)
   Rocco DiSpirito (French/Italian)

Can't Cook?
   Good Italian Restaurants
   Sicilian Restaurants in Sicily
   Sicilian Restaurants in the US
   Little Italy Neighborhoods
   Culinary Events & Italian Feasts
   Music to Set the Mood
   Quick & Fast Italian Food

Food & Shopping Resources
   Vitamia Sicilian Foods
   Victoria's Sicilian Biscotti
   Nicola's Gourmet Emporium
   Francis Coppola Pasta & Sauces
   Italian Culinary & Gourmet Links
   Culinary Advertiser's Index

Food History
   Ancient Roman Food
    Kosher Italian Food
    French Food
   The Last Supper

Signature Dishes
   Linguine di Venus
   Linguine en Agosto
   Chicken Don Cristaldi
   Shrimp Grand Marnier

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