April 20, 2015
Gnocchi alla Romana with Onion and Butter Tomato Sauce

Gnocchi alla Romana (Roman-style semolina dumplings) are disk-shaped dumplings made from a fine...

April 13, 2015
Slow Cooker Lamb Shanks with Pappardelle Pasta

This dish gets its inspiration from the classic Northern Italian dish called osso buco (or ossobuco...

January 30, 2015

A warm and hearty dish of creamy risotto is the perfect winter time comfort food. This scrumptious...

January 8, 2015
Polenta Pasticciata

Polenta pasticciata (pronounced pa-stee-chee-ah-ta) is one of those comforting dishes that can be...

January 6, 2015

Before you toss out those last few pieces of stale bread consider transforming it into a delicious...

October 28, 2014
risotto

Pumpkin risotto is fall comfort food at its finest.  The flavors are rich, the colors are...

September 6, 2014

When I think of comfort food Italian is often the first that comes to mind. Nothing beats a bowl of...

August 19, 2014
salad

Panzanella salad, a classic Italian dish, was invented as a way to use up stale bread.  This...

August 14, 2014
Classic Chicken Cacciatore

Hungry like a hunter? In Italian, cacciatore means “hunter” and the style of cooking...

August 12, 2014
lasagne alla bolognese

This authentic lasagne alla Bolognese recipe transports me back to Bologna, Italy where, in 1989, I...

August 12, 2014

The Slow Roasted Italian had nailed her copycat recipe for Olive Garden's Alfredo sauce....

July 21, 2014
pizza

Pesto genovese is a bright green Italian sauce that traditionally consists of garlic, pine...

July 18, 2014
basil

I've said it time and time again, my goal this summer is cook as little as possible.  ...

June 26, 2014
Easy Italian-Inspired Shrimp and Artichoke Salad

This easy salad recipe is perfect for picnics or any summertime party! Tender shrimp are combined...

June 9, 2014
eggplant

Eggplants big and small, lavender and deep purple, Japanese and Italian are making an appearance...

June 8, 2014
custard

As the temperature begins to rise, cool and creamy desserts are a refreshing treat.  The...

June 2, 2014
caprese

The goal in the summertime is to be in the kitchen as little as possible.  The last thing you...

May 8, 2014

The bellini is the Italian version of a mimosa.  Perfect for brunch, this effervescent...

May 3, 2014

'Whoa now' you might be saying, having just seen the headline above. 'How can you make...

April 17, 2014

If you are worried about over indulging this Easter, frittata with sun dried tomatoes, roasted red...

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