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By Stephanie Banfield
Minestrone, or "Big Soup," is another favorite Italian recipe that can be found on most Italian-American restaurant menus. It is as common as pasta in Italy, and every region, village and family has its own recipe.
By Pat Kennelly
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
Fresh tomato bruschetta is a perfect appetizer to serve at parties and family gatherings. The treat is actually low in fat and high in lycopene, a cancer fighting agent found in tomatoes. You can whip up this appetizer with one quick trip to the market. It's best to use the freshest ingredients. Once you make your bruschetta, you can refrigerate it for a few days to serve later in the week.
By Kristen Oliveri
A basic baked spaghetti recipe can be made vegetarian style or with ground meat or spicy Italian sausage to suit various tastes and diet restrictions.
Bruschetta can also be served as a final course and we've got a good recipe for bruschetta with strawberries for you to try.
By Kristen Oliveri
A great vegetable lasagna recipe combines alfredo sauce, veggies and a delicious cheese. Try experimenting with the veggies, like zucchini, asparagus, eggplant, mushrooms and tomatoes.
By Kristen Oliveri
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
As the sun strengthens and days lengthen, our hands itch to get into the garden. While those of us in the northern states must wait patiently for that pleasure, we can all add some springtime flavor to our meals right now with fresh herbs.
By Elaine Ambrose
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
Both types of asparagus, white and green, are delicious when paired with risotto. These recipes take advantage of the delicate flavor for which asparagus is famous.
By Aaron Baer Harsha
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
Lasagna is a well-known and loved Italian recipe, which for generations mothers taught their children to make. It takes about five hours prep and bake, and the result is very delicious, a favorite amongst all.
By Beccalynn
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
Bruschetta is the ultimate appetizer. It's easy to pick up and eat, you can generally use ingredients that you already have on hand, and who doesn't like bread and cheese? Here are a few ideas for some quick toppings and some creative variations.
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
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
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