Top 5 gifts for Father’s Day

This is a “no tie” zone! Father’s day is right around the corner and instead of getting him yet another tie, give him what he really wants. Dads can be tough to shop for and I’ve been told that I’m … 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

D Burger Sliders with King’s Hawaiian Sweet Rolls

Sliders are a traditional fare for Superbowl parties, and my recipe just kicks it up a notch. Check out my recipe for my signature D Burger sliders on King’s Hawaiian Sweet rolls– complete with bacon jam. D Burger Sliders INGREDIENTS: … Continue reading

Nutella Saltimbucca with King’s Hawaiian Sweet Rolls

I’m sure by now you’ve realized my affinity for Nutella–  this Italian girl can’t get enough! What’s better for dessert than a little Nutella and banana sandwiched between two sweet, buttery King’s Hawaiian rolls? Nutella Saltimbucca  INGREDIENTS: (Serves 12) 1 package King’s … Continue reading

Donatella’s Meatball Sliders with King’s Hawaiian Sweet Rolls

Hamburger sliders are traditional fare at Superbowl parties, so why not deliver the same homemade comfort food but elevate it to something special? Use my award-winning meatballs and homemade sauces from HSN and King’s Hawaiian sweet rolls to cook these … Continue reading

Winter Entertaining Recipes: Zia Laura’s Soup

Happy Monday! I’m thinking of getting behind the #MeatlessMonday movement. One of my favorite ways to go meatless is to indulge in a rich vegetarian soup. This is a tasty treat whether you’re vegetarian not… and in the winter months is … Continue reading

#DayWithDonatella Contest Update

Here are some of my favorite entries to the #dayWithDonatella Contest so far! People are emailing, tweeting and facebooking how THEY use my HSN line in their own unique ways. Keep ’em coming! I’m loving the feedback. The winner will … Continue reading

Almost Flourless Chocolate Cake

INGREDIENTS 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate- coarsely chopped 1 cup unsalted butter 1 ¼ cups sugar 4 large eggs ½ cup all-purpose flour confectioner’s sugar or edible gold dust DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 325°F. Coat an 8” springform pan with butter. … Continue reading

Baked Figs with Prosciutto & Gorgonzola

INGREDIENTS: ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 12 fresh black mission figs 6 ounces gorgonzola 6 slices prosciutto, halved. salt and pepper ¼ cup balsamic vinegar METHOD Pre heat Donatella’s Pizza Oven to 350°F. Make a shallow “X” with a sharp … Continue reading