Ginger Crunch–Green Tea Biscotti

A great holiday gift, these homemade biscotti are made with green tea powder lending a delicate tea flavor. They are topped with a ginger and sugar coating.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 0

Roast Pork in Milk

There’s a reason this stroke of Italian brilliance, which infuses a relatively cheap cut of pork with a subtle milky sweetness, is a classic. One taste and you’ll be thanking us.

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  • 35 M
  • 2 H, 35 M
  • 15

Biga

Behind every unforgettable loaf of Italian bread you’ve daintily nibbled or hungrily inhaled is a biga, or starter dough, just like this one. Nonna not included.

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  • 20 M
  • 6 H, 20 M
  • 111

Simple Spaghetti

Think you’ve got nothing in the house for supper? Take a look at this nifty little crowd-please of a recipe. Then think again.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 18

Pasta Puttanesca

Just like the women for whom it’s named, this pasta puttanesca recipe is edgy, spicy, and more than a little sassy. Gets the job done in a hurry, too.

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  • 5 M
  • 30 M
  • 11

Homemade Nutella

No longer are you safe from temptation just because you summoned enough fortitude to skip the Nutella aisle at the store. Not safe at all.

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  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 145

Mussels Marinara | Cozze alla Marinara

Three ingredients. One pot. And less than 15 minutes from stovetop to table—barely enough time to uncork a bottle of wine or crack open a beer. Somehow, we think you’ll manage.

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  • 5 M
  • 25 M
  • 2

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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  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 37

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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  • 5 M
  • 25 M
  • 0

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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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0

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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  • 10 M
  • 40 M
  • 12

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
  • 8

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 | 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
  • 45 M
  • 1
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