Welcome to Mama's Italian Recipes Blog

So who is Mama? Mama is a full blooded Italian woman raised in Brooklyn New York surrounded with good food and Italian culture. I want to share the recipes of the old world with the new world. Known for her exceptional dishes she loves nothing more than to prepare and serve these recipes to her friends and family.

Now, we share them with you.

Thursday, December 27, 2007


1/2 cup butter
3 3/8 cup white sugar
1 1/8 cup brown sugar
1 12 ounce can evaporated milk
1/2 pound large marshmallows (32 ct)
2 ounces baking chocolate
1 12 ounce semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 12 ounce sweet milk chocolate chips
1 tbs. vanilla
nuts if desired ( we like to throw in a handful of walnuts)

Combine butter, milk, and sugars in large, heavy saucepan.
Stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved.
Bring to a boil, cover. Boil 5 minutes.
Turn off heat; add marshmallows, stir until dissolved.
Add 3 kinds of chocolate – one at a time, stirring after each until dissolved.

Add vanilla and nuts; blend well. Pour into lightly greased 10X15" pan. Let cool.

Keeps for several months in the refrigerator.