Fettuccine with Shrimp and Creamy Lemon Sauce

Get cooking with Frankie Avalon's family recipe from his new Italian cookbook.

This article, written by Lisa Abraham, appears on The Columbus Dispatch.

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.

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