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Pop-music idol knows how to cook Italian-family style
Beauty-school dropouts aren’t the only people sure to enjoy this book of Italian home-cooking favorites from pop-music idol Frankie Avalon.
Frankie Avalon’s Italian Family Cookbook ($24.99, St. Martin’s Press, 216 pages) draws on recipes from Avalon’s Italian-American upbringing in south Philadelphia.
The recipes are direct from Avalon’s family recipe box, with a few from his famous friends — including frequent film co-star, the late Annette Funicello, and Delores Hope, the late wife of the late comedian Bob Hope.
Try this recipe for fettuccini with shrimp; its rich cream sauce makes it special occasion worthy. View the recipe at The Columbus Dispatch.