Arancini di Riso is the Sicilian street food of golden, fried balls of creamy, cheesy risotto filled with a zesty ragu of beef and peas. They’re addictive and possibly the ultimate comfort food. Serve them with a side of your favorite marinara sauce. All About Read More..
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These baked Italian meatballs will remind you of Sunday dinner at Nonna’s house. They’re tender, full of flavor, and baked before being covered in tomato sauce. This is a baked version of Steve Martorano’s meatball recipe. I like to serve the meatballs with Prosciutto, Pear, Read More..
This super simple Panzanella salad is sure to become a family favorite. With crunchy, homemade croutons, fresh vegetables, and a delicious Italian dressing, this healthy salad makes a great start to a meal or a light lunch. I love serving this salad as part of Read More..
Fresh pesto sauce is so easy to make, full of cheesy, herbaceous flavor, and so versatile. It also keeps well in your refrigerator or freezer. This pesto is amazing on pasta, of course. But it works wonderfully when spooned over chicken breasts and baked, as Read More..
Italian Chicken Francese is an elegant Italian dinner option. Battered chicken breasts are pan-fried and then simmered in a buttery, lemon-wine sauce. I like to serve this dish with Spicy Italian Broccoli Rabe, Savory Mushroom Risotto, and a light, Italian Amaretti Peaches for a sweet Read More..
This is pure comfort food in the form of a classic childhood favorite. This recipe for Spaghettios And Meatballs is a more grownup, tastier, and sophisticated version of the food you grew up eating. When my family was young, I had a major case of Read More..
Craving Italian fare, but you’re favorite place is closed or you just don’t feel like going out? This recipe for Ricotta Gnocchi In Easy Pomodoro Sauce is surprisingly easy and delicious. The ricotta cheese makes the gnocchi pillowy soft and tender and the sauce comes Read More..
Chicken piccata is one of those dishes that brings back memories of Sunday dinners, laughter with family, and home. Tender chicken is coated and pan-fried, and then coated in a tangy, salty lemon butter sauce with capers and parsley. It’s an old school Italian classic Read More..
Let’s celebrate National Spinach Day with an easy calzone recipe that uses prepared pizza dough, frozen spinach, and three kinds of cheese. This may be the best way to get something green into your kids. I like to serve it with a side of warm Read More..
When you want something different, imagine a skillet of spicy, savory tomato sauce, eggs that are poached on top, and sprinkled with Parmesan cheese then served with crusty Italian bread for dipping and wiping up all that delicious sauce. It is a perfect brunch recipe Read More..
Traditional Italian pastries are typically made during the Feast of St. Joseph. They are rich, buttery pastries that are filled with vanilla Italian pastry cream and garnished with a syrupy cherry. If you have ever had an eclair or a cream puff, then you’ve experienced Read More..
A classic Italian recipe that is hearty enough to be a full meal with a loaf of crusty bread. This soup recipe is a delicious way to warm up on a chilly day. I like to serve this with a Fennel and Orange Salad With Read More..
This easy pasta recipe tastes surprisingly rich and decadent. Tender linguine and salty pancetta tossed in a creamy, egg and parmesan cheese sauce – all using ingredients you probably already have on hand. Its a wonderful and comforting dish that’s ready in less than 30 Read More..