Category Antipasti

Fried Calamari Recipe

Hello Everybody! Today I am sharing with you my Fried Calamari recipe! This crunchy, delicious Fried Calamari recipe is so good on its own or when dipped in fresh homemade marinara sauce. Watch the full video to follow along as I cook this recipe step by step or continue scrolling for the written recipe.

Fried Calamari Recipe

Fried Calamari Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 lbs. calamari, cleaned
  • all purpose flour, seasoned with salt and black pepper
  • peanut oil

Marinara Sauce Ingredients:

  • 6 plum tomatoes, skin removed and chopped
  • 5 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 shallot, chopped
  • few leaves of basil
  • 1/2 Italian long hot pepper, chopped, optional
  • 2 oz. olive oil
  • salt and black pepper, to taste

Begin by thoroughly cleaning the calamari. To do this, you must turn them inside out to remove the stringy, fatty layer...

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Pizza Rustica Recipe

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Hello Everybody! Today I am sharing with you my Pizza Rustica recipe! This delicious Pizza Rustica recipe is perfect to make for Easter. Add all of the meat ingredients I used below or add just a few or choose your own. So many options, yet so tasty whichever you choose!
Watch the full video to follow along as I cook this recipe step by step or continue scrolling for the written recipe.

Pizza Rustica Recipe

Dough Ingredients:

  • 1 Tbsp. yeast
  • 2 1/2 cups of flour
  • 1 cup warm water, for yeast
  • 1 cup warm water, for mixing
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil, extra virgin

Stuffing Ingredients:

  • 11 oz. prosciutto, cubed
  • 2 oz. capicola, cubed
  • 9 oz. virginia ham, cubed
  • 3 oz. soppressata, cubed
  • 1 lb. ricotta
  • 7 oz. mozzarella, cubed
  • 5 oz. caciocavallo, cubed
  • 4 eggs, scrambled and seasoned with black pepper
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