"Enjoy the food, enjoy the wine and reminisce about years gone by, share a laugh and shed a tear and enjoy the company that is dear"~ Phillip J. Speciale

Welcome to "Mia Cucina Pazzo"! My Crazy Kitchen is the place where I create my authentic Italian family recipes and maintain my website Great Chicago Italian Recipes.com.

"Mia Cucina Pazzo" is a unique Italian recipe cookbook that will captivate the inner cook inside of you. This book will help you prepare not only recipes that I have created, but also classic Italian favorites like "Stuffed Cannelloni" and "Veal Saltimbocca".

Impress your friends and family with exiting new dishes that will keep them coming back for more.

Over 100 Favorite Recipes!

20 Economical Pasta Recipes!

Over 40 Brand New Recipes!

Step-By-Step Instructions!

A Very Funny Cookbook!

Make all of these delicious Italian recipes below.

Italian Sausage and Peppers
Fried Artichoke Hearts
Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms
Filippo’s Baked Clams
Prosciutto Wrapped Shrimp

Italian-Style Pot Roast Soup
Tomato Soup
Minestrone Soup
Cipollata (Onion Soup)

Italian Antipasti Salad
Tomato, Cucumber and Onions Salad
Sicilian Escarole Salad
Tomatoes and Arugala Salad
Fennel Salad

Italian Hot Giardiniera
Sautéed Spinach
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Zucchini Pomodori
Asparagus Parmesan
Mediterranean Style Roasted Potato

My Pasta Recipes
Fusilli with Tomatoes and Olive
Mostaccioli with Cauliflower
Fettuccini with Artichoke Hearts
Penne with Broccoli and Ricotta Cheese
Spaghetti with Eggplant
Pasta Primavera
Penne with Scallops and Tomato Basil
Linguini with Clam Sauce
Baked Mostaccioli
Gnocchi with Ricotta Cheese
Stuffed Cannelloni
Rigatoni with Sausage Cream Sauce
Linguini with Spinach
Four Cheese Stuffed Shells
Homemade Potato Gnocchi with Fresh Tomato Sauce
Tuscan Pasta
Shells with Cauliflower and Sausage
Baked Ziti with Sausage
Fettuccini with Asiago Cheese Sauce
Linguini with Bolognese Sauce

Italian Bread
Garlic Bread
Rustic Italian Bread
Focaccia Bread
  Ciabatta Bread

Poultry Recipes
Italian Chicken Breasts with Balsamic Vinegar
Chicken Florentine
Sicilian Chicken
Chicken Mozzarella Rollups
Chicken Lemone
Chicken Thighs and Orzo
Chicken Scarpariello
Chicken Cutlets with Fresh Tomatoes
Chicken with Garlic Cream Sauce
Neapolitan Chicken

Beef Recipes
Italian Steak Sandwich
Steak Valpolicella
Beef Stew
Italian-Style Pot Roast
Grilled Italian Style Burgers
Marinated Flank Steak
Italian-Style Meatloaf
Chicago-Style Italian Beef Sandwich

Pork Recipes
Italian Roast Pork with Rosemary Potatoes
Tuscan Pork and Peppers
Italian-Style Braised Pork Chops
Pork Chop Milanese
Pork Cacciatore
Breaded Pork Cutlets
Pork Tenderloin in a Marsala Cream Sauce
Italian-Style Pork Ribs
Pork Shoulder Braised in Milk
Spitini a la Siciliana

Veal Recipes
Veal Saltimbocca
Veal with Creamed Spinach
Veal Scaloppini with Morel Mushrooms
Veal with Eggplant
Broiled Veal Chops Italiano
Veal with Peppers
Veal Marsala
Veal Marengo
Veal Francese
Veal Como

Lamb Recipes
Italian-Style Lamb Chops
Lamb Cutlets and Red Potatoes
Italian Lamb Stew
Rosemary Rack of Lamb
Braised Lamb Shanks
Lamb Chops Scottadita
Lamb with Roasted Red Peppers
Tuscan Lamb
Roast Leg of Lamb

Seafood Recipes
Shrimp Scampi
Red Snapper Livornesa
Baked Swordfish with Fennel
Arrabbiata Shrimp
Mediterranean Tuna
Tilapia with Tomatoes and Olives
Broiled Halibut with Rosemary
Codfish with Rapini
Bay Scallops with Pesto

Dessert Recipes
Roman Pear Patina
Anginetti Cookies
Mom’s Cream Puffs
Limoncello Zabaglione
Cenci Cookies
Chocolate Tartufo

Great Emails

“I grew up in the Dyker Heights section of Brooklyn, which was mostly Italians. I have recently been in contact with a few graduates of my high school (class of 69) and have told them about your website and they were amazed, as I was, at how easy most of the recipes are and that each was nothing less then the best I have made. Even one of the cooks at the local golf course said that the meatloaf was the best ever and wanted the recipe. Thank you for all the great stories and recipes as I will be making them for years to come

Lou Rainer
Staten Island, New York

“Just wanted to write you and tell you that I find this site to be an excellent site. I have tried to bake bread for the first time this past weekend and it turned out fabulous. My family and friends loved it. They were suggesting I should open up a bakery. Which is not a bad idea, I live in a town of about 30,000 people which over a 3rd of the population are of Italian decent ;and there is no Italian bakery. For many of us we have to travel to Toronto to get authentic Italian bread. Well that's it for now, looking forward to trying more of those recipes.”

Bradford, Ontario

“I'm not Italian but I love and appreciate Italian food so much. Thank you so very much for making your recipes available to me and I'm sure the rest of America. I would be a lousy cook without your help. Your website is wonderful and I am so glad I stumbled upon it. Many good wishes, Emily”

Emily Ziegler
Woodland Hills, California

“I found your website yesterday while searching for a recipe for veal chops. I wanted something similar to Maggiano's. My husband wanted to grill them but when I saw your marinade I knew it would be fantastic no matter what cooking method we used. They were DELISH. Your site is fantastic and I can't wait to spend more time with it and find more great recipes. Thanks again and keep up the great work!”

Jennifer Fischer
Franklin, Wisconsin

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