Black squid ink pasta is paired with shrimp and scallops in a light white wine sauce in this Halloween-inspired pasta dish.
The combination of cauliflower and roasted peppers create a vibrantly colored, creamy soup perfect for those cooler fall days.
A unique fall pasta dish that combines the luscious sweetness of ripe, fresh figs with the saltiness of thinly sliced prosciutto.
Crispy, golden chicken cutlets are topped with peppery arugula and sweet cherry tomatoes in this quick and easy recipe.
An end-of-summer pasta dish with cherry tomatoes and a dollop of creamy, herbed ricotta cheese.
Octopus is first tenderized, then lightly grilled and dressed with lemon and olive oil.
Farro has a slightly nutty taste and a tender al dente texture that makes it ideal for salads.
As we move into the heart of summer and plump, juicy tomatoes begin to ripen on the vine, I start to crave panzanella. The simple, rustic salad from central Italy is made with stale bread and ripe tomatoes, epitomizing the classic Italian tradition of using leftover ingredients to create an amazing dish.
This quick and easy seafood pasta recipe combines both fresh clams and mussels along with sweet cherry tomatoes.
Pan frying fish is a great way to cook any non-fatty filet. A coating of seasoned flour protects the flesh from direct heat and helps keep the fish moist, while also providing an appetizing golden brown exterior.
Classic carbonara contains just a few ingredients and takes mere minutes to prepare. When properly executed, it's rich, creamy, and truly satisfying.
Beef carpaccio is a fabulous appetizer to serve when entertaining guests—it looks and tastes great and it's easy to prepare.
Stromboli can be a somewhat contentious term, and depending on who you ask, definitions vary somewhat drastically. We know what it's not—but while stromboli is neither calzone nor submarine sandwich, it's also not terribly distinct. So, what is it? Making stromboli begins with a dough—sometimes pizza, sometimes bread—that's stuffed with various cheeses and Italian cured meats. The fillings are encased in the dough—sometimes braided, sometimes rolled—then baked, and finally sliced to serve.
I call ricotta gnocchi "fast food" Italian, as with just a little practice you can make ricotta gnocchi in as little time as it takes you to boil the water to cook them in. This really is a dish, sauce included, that can be prepared and cooked in under 30 minutes which makes it a fabulous choice for busy mid-week meals.
Celebrate spring by preparing this creamy risotto dish flavored with baby spring peas, ham, and Fontina cheese. Finely chopped basil and lemon zest enhance and brighten, melding the favors together.
For me, baked pasta is true Italian comfort food. Whether it is a dish of lasagna combining layers of tender sheets of homemade egg noodles and rich meaty sauce, or a simple, easy-to-assemble casserole dish like this one, there isn't anything more pleasing than a bowl of rustic baked pasta. This recipes combines pasta with sausage, mushrooms, and creamy mascarpone cheese with a crunchy breadcrumb topping.
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