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Italian

  • Classic Pasta alla Norma

    This is down-home, primal Sicilian cooking, using inexpensive and commonly available ingredients: olive oil, eggplant, tomato and pasta. A showering of grated ricotta salata and toasted bread crumbs adorns this humble yet justly famous…

  • Rick Easton’s Pizza With Peppers

    In order to bring out all their flavor and sweetness, you must sauté bell peppers before putting them on this variation the pizza; but that’s hardly any work at all. (If you like, add…

  • Sausage Ragù

    Meat sauce is one of the recipes many American home cooks start with. It seems so easy; brown some hamburger, pour in a jar of marinara, and presto! Meat sauce. Not so fast, friends.…

  • Breakfast Carbonara

    Alton Brown developed this recipe for his book “EveryDayCook” because it hits all of the best notes of breakfast in a way that is much more appealing than just eggs, sausage and toast. If…

  • Basic Pesto Sauce

    The key to making creamy pesto is to add the ingredients to the food processor in the right order to ensure that the nuts break down to a fine paste before the greens have…

  • Mezzelune Pasta With Peas and Shiitake Mushrooms

    These delicate little half-moon stuffed pasta bundles (virtually the same as ravioli but for its name and shape) are fun to make and perfect for a light springtime meal or first course. Though best…

  • Simple Mediterranean pasta salad

    Tastes of summer, sun, and Italian joie de vivre. Difficulty: Easy Time: 30 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time Nutrition: Calories ca 859 / Protein 31g / Carbohydr. 107g / Fat 33g…

  • Italian Meatballs – Simple and Delicious!

    I believe I’ve made twenty different types of meatballs over the last few years.  Each time hoping I’ve come up with the perfect meatball recipe.  I’m not sure there is such a thing, especially with…