Crispy Fried Calamari

Is there anything better than Calamari? I’ll wait. Learn how to make this incredibly delicious dish that can be either an appetizer or an entrée! Calamari is made from squid and it’s served all over the coastline of Italy. Each region has a special way of preparing their batter, but one thing they can all […]

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Fettucini with Clams and Mussels

This dish is so simple yet full of flavor. If you love seafood, check out this recipe using everyday ingredients. Fettucini is a thick pasta rich in texture. When combined with clams and mussels, it absorbs the flavors of the seafood providing an extra boost of deliciousness. Ingredients (for a party of 4): 3-4 lbs […]

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Exquisite Pasta Bolognese

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Pasta Bolognese is a meaty sauce that is both rich and tender. Learn how to make this filling dish using simple ingredients! In Italy, Pasta Bolognese is actually called Ragù which means a meat sauce served with pasta. This simple meal has many variations of preparation depending on the region. However, this recipe originally comes […]

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Cheesy Chicken Parmesan

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Chicken parmesan is layered with cheese and tomato sauce (and then more cheese) to create a gooey and sensational meal. Learn how to make this classic dish at home using fresh ingredients. Chicken parmesan or ‘la parmiggiana’ in Italian has all the ingredients of great Italian food. This meal is very filling and can be […]

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DIY Fresh Pasta

Making your own pasta from scratch can be a really fun experience. The texture and taste of fresh pasta is like no other, so why not give it a try! There is something about creating your own pasta that can be very rewarding. It will make you feel like a Nonna in Sicily…having an inadvertent […]

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Rich Tuscan Minestrone

Tuscan minestrone is the perfect soup after a long day. Learn how to make this hearty soup that is both meaty and delicious. Minestrone is an Italian dish that is prepared in different ways throughout the country. Most commonly referenced in popular culture as ‘pasta fagioli’ meaning ‘pasta and beans.’ The perfect combination of pasta […]

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Fresh Zucchini Soup

Zucchini’s are a delicious vegetable jam-packed with nutrients. Learn how to create this plant based soup that is both savory and smooth. I love zucchini’s mainly because they are so easy to make and have a flavor that can be used in many different recipes. This soup is best enjoyed on a rainy day when […]

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Gooey Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant Parmesan is the perfect combination of veggies and cheese thrown together to make a slice of heaven. This meal is perfect for date night. It has simple and inexpensive ingredients, and it can be fun to make with your significant other. This dish is also certain to wow any guests yet is not too […]

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Succulent Italian Beef Goulash

This traditional Hungarian recipe has been adapted using Italian ingredients to create a mouth-watering meal that is sure to please. The aroma exuding from the kitchen while you cook this dish is ethereal. The careful blend of spices is so savory and delicious that it’ll be hard to have just one plate. Ingredients (for a […]

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Mouth-Watering Mussels

Mussels are a flavorful mollusk that when prepared on their own offer a wonderful mixture of flavors. Learn how to easily make this dish as an appetizer or entrée! Mussels are a staple in most Italian seafood dishes. They’re easy to cook and can be prepared in a variety of ways and sauces. In this […]

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Gourmet Lentil Soup

Lentils are an incredibly hearty legume that absorb the flavors in which they are combined. Learn how to make lentil soup that is sure to satisfy your hunger while delighting your taste buds! Lentils in Italy are a speciality on New Year‘s Day. They symbolize good fortune and prosperity in the year to come. Lentil […]

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Savory Risotto Milanese

If there’s one thing the Milanese (those from Milan, Italy) love the most, it’s risotto. Learn how to make this classic Northern region dish using delicious ingredients. Risotto is a rice-based dish that can be prepared in numerous ways. It’s rich, thick and creamy–which is the perfect cold weather dish. Risotto Milanese is native to […]

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Delicious Seafood Pasta

Seafood pasta aka zuppa di pesce aka frutti di mare. There are so many names and ways of preparing this incredible dish. Seafood and I have a love/hate relationship. I’m allergic to shellfish, but I am obsessed with seafood. That’s why I am combining my love of seafood with my love of pasta and my […]

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