I have made some wonderful fabulous foodie friends this year and am thankful for every one that visits, comments and enjoys reading my blog this is so addicting and the common bond is we all love to eat and cook! The other wonder of cooking online together is the admiration we all have for each other, you can feel the excitement when you have really had a great post in your comments, words and it's just a fabulous gift! Your all a wonderful supportive group of amazing bloggers. Some of the most rewarding friendships come from the universal bond of cooking together! I want to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of my readers in appreciation for all the time you have made to come here in 2010, read, comment. Your support has brought me a great sense of joy to move into the new year with such a wonderful audience of family and foodie friends. I can't thank you all enough for all your lovely awards and thoughtfulness. I hope I have returned that thankfulness in this heartfelt note.
May Peace be your gift at Christmas and your blessing all year through! ~
May you all have a healthy, happy and delicious New Year! Hoping for best for all of you in 2011. Here's to all of you to have the best blogging year to come ever, I look forward to all your new creations in 2011 with all my continued foodie love coming your way!
Now off to eat these wonderful Italian Style Christmas Eve dinners, watch the movie Christmas Vacation... and wait for Santa (smile)....
Our Italian 7 Fish Tradition
Now for my menu this Holiday season with recipes below:
( click on all the black links for the recipes)
Italian Seafood Fish Chowder Click for recipe
Mussels, Shrimp, Calamari Over Linguine Click for recipe
Traditional Seven Fishes For Christmas Eve basic recipe below
Seas Scallops Insalata Caprese
Baked Haddock With Buttery Lobster and Wine Sauce
Best Ever Fish Fry Recipes
Basic Recipe for Fish Fry:
With any basic coating you can fry any types of Fish or Shrimp here is one we love its so simple:
1 large plastic bag add below
1 cup of flour
1/4 cup corn starch
seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of each parsley, dill, basil, oregano, salt pepper, cayenne, garlic powder
Shake rinsed off fish wet fish into the bag of seasoned flour, fry in hot oil, drain on paper towels.
|Buttery Garlic Lobster Click for recipe|
Assorted Coffees and Drinks Click for recipe
Wishing you all a very Merry, Healthy Christmas and hoping Santa brings all of you this year the most important thing, the LOVE and Togetherness of your family~ Many Regards to all from Claudia @ What's Cookin' Italian Cuisine
|Alfonzo and Catrina Wish you all a Very Merry Christmas!~|