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Christmas Eve Calamari: Feast of the One Fish

The Feast of the Seven Fishes in Domenica Marchetti’s home stars one fish: calamari. It’s the centerpiece of her Christmas Eve dinner.

Pork Sausage with Roasted Grapes

Sweet Pork Sausages with Roasted Grapes

A decidedly Umbrian dish in which pork sausages and plump grapes are coaxed to tender goodness and jammy sweetness, respectively. You’re welcome.

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  • 35 M
  • 2
Lardo

Hog Heaven: Lardo di Colonnata

Lardo di Colonnata is the pristine, silky fat from pigs that sup on forest nuts near the Italian town of Colonnata and that’s cured in an herby brine.

Eggplant Caponata

Eggplant Caponata

Eggplant, celery, fennel, zucchini, onion, tomatoes, olives, raisins, and pine nuts, oh my! Sicilian heaven in the form of a pleasingly tart side dish of sorts.

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H
  • 6
Gnocchetti with Pancetta Recipe

Gnocchetti with Pancetta, Chanterelles, and Mint

Don’t you love a dish that can be tossed together at the last second yet tastes like someone’s Italian grandmother slaved over it for hours? Us, too.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
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Bruschetta with Tomato Recipe

Bruschetta with Tomato

Bruschetta rubbed with garlic and loaded with tomato are de rigeur summer fare. Pile heirloom tomatoes on the toast for a twist on the classic.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 2
Spaghetti with Raw Tomato Sauce Recipe

Spaghetti with Raw Tomatoes

Summer at its simplest, not to mention it’s most splendid, seeing as how five minutes of effort yields a meal that rivals round-trip tickets to Italy.

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  • 5 M
  • 20 M
  • 17
Corn and Green Tomato Salad Recipe

Corn and Green Tomato Salad

For this salad, fresh corn, green tomatoes, and red onion are tossed in a refreshing Champagne vinaigrette. All hail summer!

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  • 30 M
  • 40 M
  • 2
gelato

A Whole Lotta Gelatta, er, Gelato

Ah, gelato. The same ingredients as ice cream but, oh, how much richer, creamier, and just plain insanely satiating it is. Pick your favorite gelato flavor here.

Sardines

Timeless Sardines

A far cry from their tinned cousins, European sardines are at their plumpest perfection in June. Writer Mary Ann Castronovo Fusco explains it all for you.

Sardines

Stuffed Sardines | Sarde a Beccafico

This classic Sicilian sardine dish traditionally calls for carefully rolling the sardines around the filling. We simply sandwiched the filling between fish. Easy peasy.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 1
Cinnamon Gelato Recipe

Cinnamon Gelato

Cinnamon is the solo act in this sophisticated but simple gelato. Creamy, indulgent, and complex tasting, this gelato is sure to become a new favorite.

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  • 40 M
  • 7 H
  • 3
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