Watermelon Granita

INGREDIENTS: (Makes 6 servings) 4 cups seedless watermelon cubes ½ cup sugar juice of 1 lemon mint leaves for garnish METHOD: Combine 4 cups seedless watermelon cubes, ½ cup sugar and the juice of 1 lemon in a food processor … Continue reading

Fast & Easy Kid Meals in Under 5 Minutes!

I know you’ve been there. You’re kid is starving, having a meltdown, and you barely have time to prepare something for the little guy. I feel your pain! Being a parent is tough and kids can be the harshest critics. … Continue reading

My Take on the 4th of July Party

This summer I’m throwing my annual 4th of July party at the lake, and I can’t wait to spend a day relaxing with delicious food, friends & family. Here’s what I have on the menu this year: To Start July 4th is a long … Continue reading

Spaghetti with Spicy Roasted Tomatoes

INGREDIENTS: (Serves 4) 2 pounds small cherry tomatoes 2 cloves garlic finely chopped 3/4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes 6 to 8 large basil leaves, chiffonade 1 pound frozen … Continue reading

Torta Caprese- The (Almost) 1-Bowl Flourless Chocolate Almond Cake

INGREDIENTS: (makes 12 servings)  CAKE: 2 (3.5 oz) bars 65- 70% chocolate 3 sticks unsalted butter 2 cups toasted almond meal/flour or toasted almonds, processed in a food processor 2 large eggs, at room temperature 6 egg yolks, at room temperature … Continue reading

NEW Donatella Product Line on HSN

Last year, I worked feverishly to bring you an original line of packaged goods and cookware and I can’t thank you enough for the support and feedback. I’m thrilled to be back Monday, February 10th (9am & 5pm EST) and … Continue reading

HSN Recipes for Donatella’s Latte Mix

Nothing beats a creamy latte by the fire, a few chocolate biscotti, friends and family! But if you’re getting bored with the “just add milk and heat” routine, you HAVE to try one of these unique and delicious desserts. What’s … Continue reading

HSN Recipes for Donatella’s Alfredo & Pesto Sauce

I’m so excited to debut two new sauces to my line for HSN: Creamy alfredo and zesty pesto! I’ve added some pizza recipes with both sauces here, as well as the recipes below. For further inspiration, try using the sauces … Continue reading

Recipes using Donatella’s Pizza Crust Mix

Need a little inspiration for making the perfect pizza? Look no further- here are some of my favorite recipes, made easier by the use of my HSN Pizza Crust Mix & Table-top Oven. My biggest advice? Have fun! There are … Continue reading

Chocolate Fondue Recipes

February is National Fondue Month, so there’s no better excuse to try one of my delicious variations to a classic recipe. Chocolate fondue is easy and fun to make- great for dinner parties, girl’s nights, and date nights alike. Make it from … Continue reading