Pasta Al Limone

Pasta al limone is a really simple and classic Italian dish of long noodles and a parmesan and lemon topping. It is covered in melted butter and tangy lemon, and is the perfect thing to cook for dinner when you don’t know what to make! This recipe is so simple, and super flavorful! You can…

Walnut Pesto

Move over, traditional basil pesto, there’s a new nut in town! Walnut pesto is the perfect combination of earthy, nutty goodness with just the right amount of zing. You won’t want it any other way. Spread it on chicken, toss it with pasta, or even eat it by the spoonful- no judgement here! It’s probably…

Focaccia Bread

This Focaccia Bread recipe is easier than you think! Made with just a few ingredients and brushed with olive oil and Italian herbs, it’s the perfect complement to any meal! Focaccia bread is a thick and slightly chewy flatbread that is great for dunking! It would go perfectly with this Slow Cooker Loaded Baked Potato Soup, this…

Italian Cream Cake

Take a bite of heaven with every forkful of this dreamy Italian cream cake. It’s rich and nutty, covered with the most amazing cream cheese frosting! It’s great for special occasions, but really, there’s no wrong time to make it! Homemade cakes are the best anytime treat! It’s the perfect end to a delicious meal.…

Creamy Tuscan Sausage Pasta

Creamy Tuscan sausage pasta is pretty much a one pan wonder you will want to cook over and over again!  Perfect for a busy night, this is a hearty comforting dish that will truly satisfy. Tuscan recipes are so divine! I love the flavor combination of sun-dried tomatoes, cheese, and cream! These reader-favorite Tuscan recipes…

Balsamic Vinaigrette

Balsamic Vinaigrette is a staple in the kitchen that every cook should have the perfect recipe for. THIS is that perfect recipe! It’s tangy and refreshing, and will spruce up your salads and better than every other recipe I’ve ever tried. I always used to pick up my dressings and sauces from the store. In…

White Pizza

White Pizza, also called pizza bianca, is a delicious and soft and chewy pizza crust topped with a creamy Parmesan sauce and mozzarella cheese. There’s every reason to fall in love with this recipe. It’s quick and easy and a total hit! What’s better than a hot and fresh pizza? I can’t think of anything.…

Creamy Lemon Chicken Piccata

This creamy lemon chicken piccata is a quick and easy one-pot meal that’s on the dinner table in 30 minutes! Tender breaded chicken in a creamy lemon sauce that the entire family will love. Chicken is a favorite protein around here with its mild flavor. It works for so many different recipes! You will have…

Creamy Bacon Carbonara

Creamy Bacon Carbonara is a classic Italian creamy pasta. Bacon, mushrooms, and onions are cooked together and tossed in a cheesy, rich egg yolk sauce for an easy 30-minute meal! A quick and easy dinner that is made in minutes! Pasta is a weekly special in our home! If you love pasta as much as we do,…

Tuscan Vegetable Chicken Stew

Tuscan vegetable chicken stew is so comforting and full of hearty vegetables, white beans and chicken. Super easy to make and perfect for busy weeknights! It has been SO cold here in Utah. Homemade soups and stews have been my go-to! For more hearty goodness to warm you up from the inside-out, try this creamy sausage tortellini soup,…

Easy Pesto Pasta Bowls with Crispy Tofu & Veggies

Easy Pesto Pasta Bowls with Crispy Tofu & Veggies

Consider dinner plans sorted thanks to this new weeknight-friendly pasta with pesto-seasoned crispy baked tofu and veggies! Made with simple methods in under an hour, it’s the perfect combination of comfort, ease, nourishment, and FLAVOR.

Just 7 ingredients required for this crowd-pleasing, plant-based meal. Let us show you how it’s done!

First came the pesto tofu and now come the pesto tofu BOWLS! But instead of the tofu cooking on its own, it now has some friends in the form of cherry tomatoes and shallots.

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Mushroom Risotto

Mushroom Risotto is soft short-grained rice that is cooked in broth with flavorful button mushrooms and sweet peas. The flavor combination is incredible and it’s the perfect side dish for any protein! This classic Italian recipe can be served as main dish or a side paired with a hearty meat. This is a comfort meal that…

Spaghetti all’Assassina (Assassin’s Spaghetti) – Was This the Original, “To Die For” Recipe?

There’s something a little bit suspicious about the origin story of this “to die for” pasta’s name. Sure, a customer jokingly asking the chef if they’re trying to “kill them” with this intensely flavored Spaghetti all’Assassina is sort of believable, but I’ve always felt like there was much more to…to read the rest of Chef John’s article about Spaghetti all’Assassina please follow this link to become a member.)

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Fluffy Gluten-Free Gnocchi (4 Ingredients!)

Fluffy Gluten-Free Gnocchi (4 Ingredients!)

Soft, FLUFFY, and light, yet sturdy? We’re not talking about your favorite pillow. Behold: gluten-free gnocchi that are just as DREAMY, but you definitely don’t want to sleep on these!

Perfect for a cozy night in, fun date night, or family activity, and just as fun to make as they are to eat. Grab 4 simple ingredients and get your water boiling!

What is Gnocchi?

Gnocchi (pronounced nyo-key) is often associated with pasta, since (like pasta) it originated in Italy and is usually eaten as part of the primi course in traditional Italian meals.

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Winner of SPYCA Italy Regional Final announced

Michele Antonelli has won the S.Pellegrino Young Chef Academy Competition 2022-23 Regional Final for Italy and will now represent the region at the Grand Finale in October.
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Creamy Pesto

This creamy pesto sauce is so bright and packed with fresh flavor, and the best part is there is no cooking required! This quick and easy creamy sauce is ready in just 15 minutes and is perfect on your favorite cooked pasta. I love a quick and easy pasta recipe. My kids all love them…

Homemade Basil Pesto Sauce

best basil pesto in pottery bowl with silver serving spoonThis delicious homemade pesto is bursting with basil leaf flavor balanced by buttery pine nuts, fresh garlic, and earthy olive oil. Here is everything you need to know to make the best basil pesto sauce in just a few minutes! It’s the perfect addition to all of your favorite Italian dishes. If you’ve never tried…