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

Recipes for Fall Entertaining: Pear and Cinnamon Compote with a Selection of Cheeses

My answer to the bad calorie laden dip selections, this is light, low in calories, & perfectly complements most cheeses. INGREDIENTS: (Makes enough to spread on 24 toasted baguette slices) 2 ripe Bosc, Bartlett, or Comice pears, peeled, quartered, cored, … Continue reading

Recipes for Fall Entertaining: Autumn Squash Soup with Pumpkin Seeds and Anise

This soup is the perfect mix of Fall flavors, colors, and scents. INGREDIENTS: (Serves 4 to 6) 3 sprigs of fresh thyme 4 whole cloves 1 star anise pod 1 teaspoon multicolored peppercorns 1 large butternut squash or 1 1/4 … Continue reading

HSN Recipes: Steak Pizzaiola

This is one of my father’s favorites & the few times he took over the kitchen was to prepare this. INGREDIENTS: (Serves 4 to 6) 4-6 (8 ounce) shell steaks Salt and freshly ground black pepper 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive … Continue reading

Recipes for Fall Entertaining: Braised Chestnuts with Lemon Sage

INGREDIENTS:  (Serves 4 to 6) 14-16 ounces cooked and peeled chestnuts 2 tablespoons butter 2 teaspoons dark or light brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1 large sprig fresh sage plus 10-15 extra sage leaves for garnish, optional 1 lemon, … Continue reading

Recipes for Fall Entertaining: Pumpkin Bread Pudding

INGREDIENTS: (Serves 8 to 10) 4 cups whole milk 1/4 cup heavy cream 8 large eggs 1 cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree 1/2 pound … Continue reading