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Homemade pizza is a simple and satisfying meal to make. Once you've tried it you'll never go back to frozen again. Bake an astonishing assortment of pizzas for a fraction of the takeout cost. Create specialty pizzas right in your own kitchen!
By Ushi
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
Gourmet pizza recipes don't have to be complicated or time-consuming. It's surprisingly simple to take this comfort food and add a unique blend of delicate flavors. In fact, it's so simple to do that there are many gourmet pizza recipes that only take about 30 minutes to make and bake.
By Aysha Schurman
When sun-ripened tomatoes are at their peak, I make this fresh tasting tomato basil soup. Not only is it quick to make, it holds and freezes well. 
By Pat Kennelly
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
Pepperoni pizza is undisputedly the king of all pizza varieties, but finding the best recipe for pepperoni pizza depends entirely on personal taste. You may want more tangy tomato sauce, a little more creamy mozzarella or loads of spicy and rich pepperoni.
By Aysha Schurman
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
The history of pizza is a twisted tale of love and murder. Or maybe not. Nobody really knows because pizza does not have a specific birth date. Pizza was never actually invented by a single person. It has evolved into its present form over time.
By Aysha Schurman
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
Simple how-to for Bruschetta at home. Serve as an appetizer, snack, party hors d'oeuvre, or bring along as a side dish.
By Chef Lisa
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
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
Have you ever wondered what type of pizza pan your favorite pizzeria uses? How do they get the crust so perfect? Different pizzerias use different pans, but you can find out which pizza pan will produce the results you want.
By Amy Brantley
Homemade pizza is not only delicious, it's frugal. The trick is to learn how to make homemade pizza dough that rivals the pros.
By MRaasay
Making pizza at home is easier than you might think. It takes a bit more time than ordering in, but the delicious oven-fresh results are well worth the extra time and effort.
By Jenney Cheever
By Stephanie Banfield
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
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
You can have lasagna without wrecking your diet with a low carb lasagna recipe. No longer do your layered cheese and meat needs have to go unfulfilled.
By Kristen Oliveri
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