By Karin Calloway

Karin Calloway is a working mom living in Augusta, Ga., with multiple freelance jobs and a ton of dirty dishes.

Flavors of Sicily

This casual menu is flavor packed and begins with Sfincioni, an anchovy and cheese topped Sicilian pizza. Marinated Eggplant serves as the antipasto. Simple Sicilian Cod is a quick and easy main dish, and it's accompanied by a warm potato salad that's dressed in extra virgin olive oil, capers and anchovies. Dessert is a not-too-sweet Ricotta Tart that is delicious served on its own or with a topping of sweetened fresh berries.

Recipes:

Seafood Gumbo
However you chose to make your gumbo, this recipe is a great way to feed a large crowd or a small family, as it doubles easily and freezes beautifully.
Marinated Eggplant
This tasty Sicilian-inspired antipasto highlights eggplant’s meaty texture while flavoring it with a garlic and bay-infused vinaigrette. Serve as a plated starter in our Flavors of Sicily menu and then serve leftovers on thick Italian bread layered with sliced tomatoes and provolone cheese.
Ricotta Tart
Combine a lemon-scented, slightly sweet and buttery crust with an airy ricotta filling and you’ve got one delicious dessert.
Sfincioni
This fragrant anchovy and onion pizza is more likely to be found in a bakery than in a pizzeria in Sicily, and it is fun to make at home.
Simple Sicilian Cod
Some of the best Italian cooking is the simplest, and this Sicilian Cod is a great example of how simple ingredients can be combined for outstanding flavors.