You say artichoke. We say carciofi. That’s Italian for “pointy leafy thing that turns meltingly tender when cooked like your nonna knows how.”
Jim Lahey’s No-Knead Bread
Behold, the no-knead bread recipe that incited an insurrection among home bakers everywhere.
Essentially an Italian rendition of chicken cordon bleu, chicken saltimbocca is simply cutlets, cheese, prosciutto, a lovely pan sauce and it’s on the table in 30 minutes.
The perfect excuse to justify the return of iceberg lettuce to your life.
Sugo di Pomodoro ~ Authentic Italian Tomato Sauce
“Simple, quick, and delicious.” “Elegant.” “It sure as heck is good.” That’s what folks are saying about this easy weeknight supper.
Jamie Oliver’s Sausage Pappardelle
This easy one-pot pasta meal from Jamie Oliver features fresh pasta and sausage smothered in a luxurious tomato sauce. Our testers are calling it a “quick, elegant, comforting meal.”
One-Pot Spaghetti and Meat Sauce
A meal that requires just one pot, pleases everyone at the table, and uses up leftovers? Yes, please!
Pastina 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 that just may make the cutest supper in the solar system.
Christmas Eve Calamari
The much-ballyhooed Italian Christmas classic, Feast of the Seven Fishes, stars one fish in Domenica Marchetti’s home. Calamari. And it’s the centerpiece of her Christmas Eve dinner.
Panettone, which makes its traditional Italian Christmas appearance, is gussied up here with any dried fruit you fancy. An ever so slight twist on a classic.
Sicilian-Style Roasted Cauliflower
Warmly spiced, roasted cauliflower gets drizzled with a tangy-sweet dressing, making it an irresistible, healthy (and vegan) side dish. Who loves you?
Wild Mushroom Risotto
The secret to this intensely flavored risotto? Using chicken stock mingled with the liquid from rehydrating dried porcini mushrooms.
Easy Skillet Lasagna
Those days when meal planning goes south and weeknight weariness looms, simple salvation can be found in this easy skillet lasagna made with store-bought ravioli.
Homemade Pasta Dough
Pasta made fresh according to Italian tradition is unspeakably more supple, satisfying, and gratifying than the dried-out store-bought stuff and will make your mouth water. Here’s how to make it at home.
Gnocchi Soup with Bacon and Cheese
Who can resist a comforting bowl of tender gnocchi in a creamy, cheesy broth that’s laden with crispy bacon and plenty of vegetables? Not us.
Marcella Hazan’s Bolognese Sauce
Is anything more soothing than standing before a burbling pot of Marcella Hazan’s Bolognese sauce? (Hint: Our answer is absolutely not.)
Caramel Apple Spritz
If autumn was a cocktail, this collision of caramel apple and prosecco spritz would be it.
Apricot Tart with Frangipane
Apricot tart with frangipane. Because stone fruit season is short. So is life.
Chocolate Hazelnut Gelato
We’re food folks, not number crunchers. But perhaps our most favorite equation ever? Chocolate + hazelnuts = gianduia.
Grilled Pizza with Pepperoni and Mushrooms
Pizza, pizza. Here it’s topped with mushrooms, pepperoni, and fresh mozzarella cheese then tossed on the grill—yes, the grill— until crisp.