An elegant, easy no cook desert. Serve it topped with sliced, toasted almonds, berries or fresh fruit. You can substitute your favorite liqueur for the Grand Marnier. Recipe from "Italian Cooking and Living"
Escarole is a bitter green and we love it sauteed with fresh garlic. A quick blanching keeps it bright green and tames some of it's bitterness. I found this version in "The North End Italian Cookbook". Fried bread crumbs and a few red pepper flakes makes this dish fantastic.
This is another one of my favorite recipes from the "North End Italian Cookbook". Quick, easy, delicious and versatile. I serve it as a main dish with a salad. It can be served also as an appetizer or as a brunch or lunch dish. You can dress it up with chopped fresh herbs such as oregano, parsley or basil.
Pan fried chops in a sauce made with orange juice, ginger, honey, mustard, soy and garlic. I use all natural pork. If you are using pork injected with a potassium chloride solution, you might want to use reduced sodium soy sauce.