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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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 7
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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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 17
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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  • 10 M
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  • 1
Sauteed Broccoli Rabe with Potatoes

Sautéed Broccoli Rabe with Potatoes

Rabe. Raab. Rapini. Call it what you will, but it’s never better than when jumbled with sautéed garlic and crisped potatoes.

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  • 30 M
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  • 10
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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  • 20 M
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  • 14
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
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 29
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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  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 8
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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  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 33
Italian Home Cooking

Basic Polenta

This basic polenta recipe is the perfect base for so many Italian dishes. Add cheese, top it with sauce or meat, cut it into squares and fry it. Shall we go on?

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0
Lobster Fra Diavolo Recipe

Lobster Fra Diavolo
 | Aragosta Fra Diavolo

This swanky pasta dish, gilded with chunks of sweet, sweet lobster and hints of finely chopped chile, lends a little extravagance to everyday spaghetti.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 10
Open Mushroom Lasagna

Open Lasagna of Mushrooms, Pine Nuts, and Thyme

Elegance was never achieved with such ease. Simply stack cooked lasagna noodles with sautéed ‘shrooms and smother with a luxurious cream sauce for some everyday extravagance.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 14
Christmas Eve Calamari Recipe

Christmas Eve Calamari | Calamari in Umido per la Vigilia di Natale

Slurp this bowl of Christmas Eve Calamari, rich with onions, garlic, tomatoes, Italian bread, and, of course, the glorious calamari rings and tentacles.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 2
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