Pasta Milanese

Sicilian Pasta Milanese Recipe

Chef Sal Impastato's Sicilian Pasta Milanese recipe isn’t just delicious but also has a very spiritual meaning for lots of Sicilian New Orleanian. Pasta Milanese is a St. Joseph’s Day tradition for Sicilians. The Saint Joseph’s Day menu…
Shrimp and Cheese Dip Recipe

Shrimp and Cheese Dip Recipe

Let this be your go-to recipe for the next pot luck, BBQ, tail-gating or shower because it is a crowd pleaser! Feel free to add a bit of lemon, green onion or Sal and Judy’s Italian Seasoning for an extra zing! You can make it ahead of time…
Potato Salad Recipe

Potato Salad Recipe

One of the most controversial things to make and bring to a gathering…potato salad. Sure we have some optional ingredients that are fun to try preferably when you are eating it at home…by yourself. Potato salad is perfect for any time there…
Pasta Salad Recipe

Pasta Salad Recipe

The great thing about Pasta Salad is how versatile it is! You can make a Mediterranean style dish with cucumbers, olives and feta or Italian Pasta Salad with pepperoni, salami, olives and mozzarella. Probably best not to make it too far ahead…
Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

For this recipe, we fried the eggplant but for a lighter recipe, you can also bake them in the oven or use an air fryer. I love crunch, thin eggplant slices but feel free to cut them as thick as you like. Eggplants are high in fiber, vitamin…
Sicilian-Style Baked Chicken Breast Recipe

Sicilian-Style Baked Chicken Breast Recipe

Pro Tip: You can use handmade salami, but good-quality supermarket salami works fine. Try to find firm green olives such as Sicilian-cured sevillanos or French lucques or picholine olives. Jarred green olives would suffice in a pinch, but they…
Penne Arrabbiata Recipe

Penne Arrabbiata Recipe

Penne all’Arrabbiata is an authentic, quick, easy, and very tasty pasta dish that is ready in about 15 minutes. Add freshly grated parmesan and basil to top or crushed chili peppers for spice.  
Sal & Judy’s Bolognese Recipe

Sal & Judy's Bolognese Recipe

Bolognese sauce, also known in Italy as ragú, originates from the Italian city, Bologna. The meats used in a Bolognese sauce are traditionally 50% each of ground beef and pork. For an extra flavor boost, try pancetta (Italian unsmoked bacon).…
stuffed bell peppers

Sal & Judy’s Pasta a la Norma Recipe

Pasta all Norma, a classic Sicilian eggplant pasta dish with tomato, garlic, basil, and ricotta. It's an easy and delicious, traditional recipe that the whole family will enjoy. This dish originates from Sicily and is said to be named after…
stuffed bell peppers

Sal & Judy's Stuffed Bell Peppers

This is a perfect weeknight meal since you can make these peppers ahead of time. Stop at the step of adding cheese and breadcrumbs to the top of the peppers and put in the refrigerator. A full, well-rounded meal, all in one dish! This recipe…