Summer is coming.
Celebrations and holidays are coming.
The family and friends are coming.
They must be fed.
Charmaine Bucco's chapter Cooking for the Whole Famiglia in her husband Artie's book The Sopranos Family Cookbook has some nice recipes that can easily feed a crowd.
There were other Soprano recipes that are also great for big get togethers.
So I've selected a few recipes for each course.
A big meal takes a bit of planning.
But, if you take it step by step, it can be done without any stress.
Let’s start with appetizers.
Appetizers, if done right, are a great help to the budget.
People take the edge off their appetites, leaving less room for the the more expensive main course and the super fancy dessert.
and Anna Sultana's Stuffed Green Peppers, Maltese Style (Bzar Ahdar Mimli)
Carmela Soprano's Fried Mozzarella Sticks and Anna Sultana's Appetizers
Carmela Soprano's Arancini (Rice Balls) / Saffron Substitute / Testing a deep fryer