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In recent years, these pressed sandwiches have exploded in popularity. Applying pressure to the outside while you cook them creates a crispy exterior, and a warm, gooey interior.
By Aaron Baer Harsha
Risotto is a creamy, traditional Italian dish made with rice. Wild mushroom risotto uses mushrooms to get its taste. You can change the taste of this dish by using different types of wild mushrooms.
By Cheryl Bowman
Making lasagna has always been a family favorite. The delicious aroma of bubbling cheeses and tomatoes mixing with noodles is a quick reminder of dinners past.
By Helen Polaski
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
Pizza's potential variety is almost endless. There are so many different types of pizza and so many different ways to make it. With this huge variety come many different potential problems, though. Try these little hints to help make each style the best pizza possible. 
By Aysha Schurman
This is a simple recipe for making homemade pizza in a snap, using French bread. Preparation time takes 10 minutes.
By Sher Eadens
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
Making homemade pasta can be time-consuming, but it can also be a fun cooking activity. Usually homemade pasta has a better flavor than commercially made dried pasta. By controlling what you put into your pasta, you may enjoy greater creativity with these homemade pasta recipes.
By Patricia Kennelly
This is my recipe for spaghetti.
By patrick4531
If you're looking to whip up a simple pasta dish that will satisfy and delight the taste buds, pasta carbonara is for you. The meal is simple and easy and can be dressed up depending on which type of meat you wish to include.
By Kristen Oliveri
For the past several years, street side cafes across the country have been serving up delicious grilled sandwiches called "panini" sandwiches. Panini sandwiches first became popular in Italy, where coffee cart vendors would grill sliced focaccia breads stuffed with Italian meats and cheese, fresh herbs, and fresh vegetables.
By Grace Alexander
By Diane Quinn
Good cooks know, you can't create a dish that is robust and flavorful without the addition of herbs and spices. Though many cooks prefer fresh herbs, there is a place in every kitchen for dried herbs as well. Here are a few tips for using dried herbs and a few favorites to purchase or grow in your very own Italian herb garden.
By Patricia Kennelly
Making delicious bruschetta at home can be quick and easy. It has everything to do with choosing fresh ingredients, experimenting with seasonings and keeping it simple.
Butternut squash ravioli is an excellent pasta dish for diabetics or those who are interested in watching their waistlines. With only 82 calories per serving, and no fat, squash is low in calories and filled with plenty of good-for-you nutrients.
By Helen Polaski
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
Pizza is surely the food of the gods. However, eating a slice of Sicilian pizza is truly a religious experience.
By Lauren Bove
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