Beef Tortellini Salad

For a quick, satisfying dinner, make this pasta salad with strips of seared sirloin ahead of time. Refrigerated or fresh, any flavor of tortellini will do.

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  • 20 M
  • 4 H, 20 M
  • 0

Peaches in Primitivo

Serving fruit with Primitivo (a dry red wine) is tradition in Puglia. There they often chill the raisiny red wines and pour them over sliced fresh peaches.

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  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Amaretto-Stuffed Peaches with Vin Santo

These peaches are stuffed with a crunchy-buttery mixture of amaretti crumbs and then everything is slowly grilled over an open flame to intensify the flavors.

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  • 20 M
  • 50 M
  • 0

Prosciutto and Stracchino Pinwheels

These pinwheels are easy to make ahead of time for a satisfying appetizer. Use Stracchino, an Italian cheese, or substitute a different, fresh soft cheese.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0

Rigatoni with Sweet Tomatoes, Eggplant, and Mozzarella

Jumble together pasta, tomatoes, eggplant, ooey gooey mozzarella, and a splash of cream in just 35 minutes. Leftovers turn into casserole.

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  • 20 M
  • 35 M
  • 12

Golden Scallops Salad

Diver scallops are sauteed until perfectly golden then are placed on a bed of savory porcini mushrooms and scattered with salad greens.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 0

Cannoli

The classic Italian dessert, made the old fashioned way with crisp shells, a icotta-sugar cream studded with chocolate chips.

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  • 45 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Ricotta Calzones with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe

This bundle of doughy goodness, sorta like a slice of pizza that’s flopped to form a pocket, marries sausage, broccoli rabe, and ricotta cheese.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 3 H
  • 0

Country Focaccia with Red Pepper Topping

Carol Field explains how to create a rustic italian bread, or focaccia, studded with sage and smothered with red bell peppers, onions, tomatoes, and basil.

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  • 1 H
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 0

Twenty-Minute Marinara Sauce with Fresh Basil

This marinara sauce from Lidia Bastianich takes just minutes to simmer yet tastes like it was on the back burner all day.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 0

Cooked Carrot Salad with Pine Nuts and Golden Raisins

A simple side whose flavors may call to mind traditional recipes for Swiss chard but whose appeal is equally undestandable with carrots.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0

Sweet Ricotta Tart

For this Italian treat, a sweet ricotta filing studded with chocolate and candied orange rind and flavored with citrus is nestled in a cookie-like crust.

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  • 45 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Mascarpone Torte with Espresso Sauce

Mascarpone cheese, whipped cream, and thin slices of pound cake make up this Italian torte that sits on a puddle of espresso sauce.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 0

Lemon Biscotti

These crunchy biscotti have a sprightly flavor thanks to fresh lemon zest, lemon oil, and a good splash of lemon-flavored vodka. A perfect snack or dessert.

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  • 35 M
  • 2 H
  • 2
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