White Bean Puree with Radicchio and Red Onions

It’s remarkable what you can do with a can of beans. Here it’s transformed into a pretty classy purée (aka poor man’s hummus).

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  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 9

Spaghetti all’Aglio e Olio

This classic Italian spaghetti all’aglio e olio is going to rock your world with its understated simplicity and undeniable frugality.

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  • 5 M
  • 20 M
  • 14

Grilled Eggplant Parmesan

This eggplant Parmesan isn’t exactly traditional, and we consider that a darn good thing. We defy you to try it and not like it.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2

Americano

Low in alcohol, slightly bitter, and takes the edge off a long day. Can’t think of anything else we’d care for in an aperitif. Can you?

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0

Panna Cotta with Peaches

This panna cotta has the most luscious of textures. How to explain it? Hmmm. Sorta like swooping velvet over your tongue.

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  • 20 M
  • 8 H, 40 M
  • 4

Italian Sausage and Broccoli Rabe

Barely a recipe, this weeknight salvation is more like a simple blueprint for eating in season. Amen to that.

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 4

Bucatini all’Amatriciana Recipe

All’Amatriciana—go on, roll that “r” like they do in Italy—means a spicy pasta sauce of tomatoes and pancetta or bacon. Prego.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H
  • 2

Braised Oxtails & Homemade Red Wine Pasta

With all due respect, your go-to recipe for beef stew falls short of this magnificent melding of beef, wine, and pasta. No contest.

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  • 2 H
  • 5 H, 30 M
  • 4

Homemade Red Wine Pasta

When we say this intensely hued pasta is simply stunning, we mean it’s visually breathtaking. Also that it comes together so simply it stuns us.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 2

Potato Gnocchi

Pillowy little poufs of potato-y perfection from the ultimate authority in Italian cooking. (No, not your nonna. The Silver Spoon.)

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 4

Limoncello | Lemon Liqueur

An Italian classic. And it’s ridiculously easy to make at home with just lemons, sugar, vodka, and a little patience.

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  • 30 M
  • 22 D
  • 18

Spaghetti with Bread Crumbs

Bet you’ve already got everything you need for this frugal pantry pasta. All you need now is 15 minutes to pull it together.

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  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 12

Easy Raised Doughnuts | Cuddureddi

Cuddureddi. It means “a cause for celebration” if you’re from Italy. Well, actually, it means “a sort of doughnut.” Same thing.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 2

Classic Beef Meatballs Recipe

Know that little ditty about how some poor hungry soul’s meatballs were lost when somebody sneezed? It always makes us sad.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 3
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