Pastina Stars with Butter and Milk

Pastina Stars with Butter and Milk

We’ve got stars in our eyes…and our bowls…and our spoons…all thanks to pastina, the teensy star-shaped pasta. It just may be the cutest supper in the solar system.

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Grilled Porcini Mushrooms Recipe

Grilled Porcini Mushrooms with Mint and Garlic

Boletus edulis–that’s the fancy-pants name for porcini–is hardly a come-hither sort of name, but with a taste like this, who cares?

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Butter Pecan Affogato

Butter Pecan Affogato

Straight from Venice by way of Charleston, this Southern belle cheats a little, usurping the role of vanilla gelato with butter pecan ice cream.

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Tomatoes Provencal Recipe

Tomatoes Provençal

Is there anything as sweetly satisfying as heirloom tomatoes eaten raw over the sink? Still, when you tire of that, there’s always this deeply satiating tactic.

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Giant Ravioli

Giant Ravioli | Ravioloni Valle Scannese

And by “giant,” we mean ginormous. Whopping. Biggest ever. Cookbook author and intrepid pasta eater Domenica Marchetti divulges both recipe and reason.

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Fresh Egg Pasta Dough

Fresh Egg Pasta Dough

Tastes just like what they slide in front of you at trattorias in Italy, with someone’s nonna in back rolling out sheets of fresh pasta, upper arms jiggling.

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Simple Tomato Sauce

Simple Tomato Sauce | Sugo di Pomodoro Semplice

As the title promises, this recipe is simple. Maybe even beyond simple. Even so, this seasonal must tastes like summer in a can.

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Sauteed Broccoli Rabe with Potatoes

Sautéed Broccoli Rabe with Potatoes

Rabe. Raab. Rapini. Call it what you will, but this mustardy green veggie of Italian descent is never better than when jumbled with sautéed garlic and crisped potatoes.

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Brown Butter Pasta

Brown Butter Pasta

This tempting tangle of fettuccine, brown butter, and eggs makes paltry pantry items somehow seem perfectly lovely for brunch, lunch, or a late, late, late supper.

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Semolina Gnocchi

Semolina Gnocchi | Gnocchi di Semola

This sexy, simple gnocchi is all Roman La Dolce Vita, made with semolina flour and not potato. See for yourself how seductive it can be.

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  • 30 M
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Polenta Cake with Meat Sauce Recipe

Polenta Layer Cake with Meat Sauce

In this inspired Italian creation, traditional lasagna noodles are supplanted by polenta. Trust us, you’ll feel no guilt nor regret over forsaking custom.

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  • 14
Personal Pan Lasagna

Personal Pan Lasagna

This loosely defined “lasagna” is an easy little cheat of a recipe that relies on frozen ravioli, jarred sauce, and shredded cheese. Shhhhhh.

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