Italian-inspired lunch

On Monday, I shared our table setup for the Mother’s Day lunch. So today I thought I’d share the delicious recipes from the meal we all shared on that fun day. I went with an Italian theme for the food because I wanted the main course to be Chicken Piccata, which is my husband’s favorite dish that I make.

Here’s the rundown:

1. Barefoot Contessa’s recipe for Chicken Piccata (I own every one of her cookbooks and have never had one of her recipes fail me)

2. Roasted vegetables – I cut up red pepper, asparagus, string beans, and cauliflower and roasted them for about 30-40 min in a 400 degree oven

3. French baguettes sliced, warmed in the oven, and tossed in a bowl for people to dip in their individual olive oil

4. Lemon tiramisu trifle – I had never made this before, but it was so decadent and tasty; I also had chocolate chip cookies on hand for those who might not be interested in the trifle


Chicken Piccata -

Chicken Piccata –


[caption id="attachment_621" align="alignleft" width="768"]Roasted Vegetables Roasted Vegetables



Lemon Tiramisu Trifle

Lemon Tiramisu Trifle





2 Comments on Italian-inspired lunch

  1. Lyn
    May 18, 2013 at 2:55 am (4 years ago)

    Erica, your blog is very professionally done! Your food presentation and photography is very artsy, your menu planning is impressive, and the recipes look yummy! Congrats, I’m proud of you!

    • Erica Jones
      May 20, 2013 at 1:38 pm (4 years ago)

      Thank you so much Lyn!


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