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This simple dish will make you feel like you're back home in Italy.
By Regina M. Tillman
If you want to know how to make bruschetta that is sweet, yet peppery, try adding mango fruit into the mix.
By Kristen Oliveri
Risotto is a creamy, traditional Italian dish made with rice. Saffron Risotto Milanese is usually served with Osso Buco (braised veal shanks), but is good with any meat dish.
By Cheryl Bowman
A spinach lasagna recipe is a simple dish to whip up for vegetarians and veggie lovers alike. To cut your time in half, you could use a prepared pasta sauce from the store, or make your own quick marinara sauce.
By Kristen Oliveri
If you love pasta, then you know there's seemingly no end to the different pasta sauces you can make to dress this dinnertime mainstay. Invented by the Chinese but perfected by the Italians, perfectly cooked pasta accompanied by fresh, homemade pasta sauces hits the mark every time.
By Rachel Mork
The art of cooking pasta is one that will be worth the effort to perfect. Pasta is a delicious basic building block of many dishes that can ruin even the best recipe when cooked incorrectly .
By Elece Hollis
There is nothing like a delicious plate of penne pasta with vodka sauce. You can serve this vodka sauce recipe for a family dinner or as a meal for a small friendly gathering. Be sure to prepare hot garlic bread to serve alongside this creamy treat.
By Nicole Henderson Auger
It's not difficult to learn how to make bruschetta and you can jazz up a basic recipe with just about any ingredient you want. Because an easy bruschetta is on everyone's menu as a delectable Italian appetizer, here is one that will intoxicate your guests.
By Kristen Oliveri
If you like flavorful Mexican food, you'll love a twist on an Italian classic: Mexican lasagna. The recipe calls for many of the same ingredients included in tacos, burritos or quesadillas. The only trick is to sandwich those beans, corn, meats and seasonings into the lasagna noodles.
By Kristen Oliveri
Panini sandwiches are a relatively new and very popular menu item at many American restaurants. Italian in origin, these grilled sandwiches are usually filled with meats and / or vegetables and cheeses, which are pressed tightly together, causing the ingredients to interact, which produces an intensely flavorful sandwich.
By Lauren Bove
Garden-ripe tomatoes. Fresh garlic. Aromatic onions. A hint of newly-picked basil and oregano. These ingredients combine to create a delicious,homemade spaghetti sauce that will tempt taste buds.
By LuAnn Schindler
Learn how to make homemade pizza using simple ingredients. The directions and tips here are easy enough for teenagers and adults to follow.
By Nicole Ayers
By Gail Seymour
Lentils are small dried pea-sized legumes that are cousins to the bean. They can be found in many colors from reddish brown, green, orange and black to the most common one used in the United States, the brown lentil.
By Pat Kennelly
Make bruschetta with cheese for a creamy twist on the tomato-based version. This easy cheddar bruschetta recipe includes mayonnaise for a thicker consistency.
By Kristen Oliveri
Fresh basil is a delicious, versatile herb. Use the leaves fresh on sandwiches, chopped into soups or simmered in sauces.
Traditional ravioli filling recipes include beef, pork or cheese. All three are equally delicious options. While meat ravioli might appear more filling, cheese ravioli is every bit as satisfying and, ounce for ounce, has equal portions of protein.
By Helen Polaski
Skillet lasagna may not be as pretty as the baked version, but it's packed with the same flavor and cooks up in less than half an hour.
By Rachel Mork
By Alexandra Heep
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