italian

Homemade Pancetta

Homemade Pancetta

Pancetta is simply unsmoked bacon—aka pork belly—cured with salt and seasonings. And now you can DIY it.

  • 30 M
  • 21 D
  • 39
Skillet cauliflower pasta with farfalle, andouille sausage, spinach, and goat in a cast iron pan, a wooden spoon and striped towel nearby

Skillet Cauliflower Pasta

Roasted cauliflower. Andouille sausage. Spinach. Goat cheese. Bowtie pasta. What’s not to love about this quick weeknight meal? You’ll be fighting your loved ones for leftovers.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
Large bowl filled with spaghetti primavera pie--spaghetti topped with zucchini, tomatoes, onions, parmesan and mozzarella cheese--and baked

Spaghetti Primavera Pie

Essentially spaghetti casserole with veggies smothered with cheese. Sounds like supper to us.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 2
Skillet on the stove filled with risotto alla Milanese, a pile of cheese, and a wooden spoon

Risotto Alla Milanese

Lidia—yes, THAT Lidia—shares her classic risotto as it’s made back in Italy. Gather your saffron, shallots, white wine, and Parmesan.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H
  • 2
A rosemary-onion Pizza with ricotta cheese, garlic cloves, and Parmesan cheese on parchment paper

Rosemary-Onion Pizza

Serve this red onion and rosemary pizza as an appetizer or in a buffet. Your guests will appreciate the easy to make homemade Italian pizza dough.

  • 40 M
  • 2 H
  • 2
Strozzapreti

Strozzapreti

Dumplings that were named for a pasta-loving priest who got a little gluttonous and strangled himself by swallowing them whole. Gotta be good, eh?

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  • 1 H
  • 3 H
  • 2
Pepper and Egg Sandwich

Pepper and Egg Sandwich

Just like mom made. That’s what we’re hearing from folks who grew up hoovering this classic, quick, easy, cheap Italian staple any and all times of day.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 2
Oval dish with cacio e pepe kugel, a cheese and pepper casserole with fettuccine and ricotta and Pecorino cheeses baked golden

Cacio e Pepe Kugel

Cacio e pepe kugel. It’s what happens when Rome’s famous pasta dish collides with everyone’s favorite Jewish comfort food.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0
White plate with two rolled manicotti on it

Manicotti

Sometimes simple is best. Like this manicotti made with a simple filling of ricotta and Parmesan. Tastes like someone’s nonna made it.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H, 20 M
  • 0
Spring Panzanella

Spring Panzanella

For when you just can’t wait until midsummer for your fave Italian bread salad.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 2
Asparagus Risotto

Asparagus Risotto

An easy, light, spring-inspired riff on traditional risotto that still manages to maintain all the rich, indulgent, creamy goodness of the Italian classic.

  • Quick Glance
  • 40 M
  • 40 M
  • 0
Baked Ricotta

Baked Ricotta

Entertaining gets no simpler than this rich, creamy, indulgent, elegant cheese spread made from three ingredients. Tasting is believing. Go on.

  • 10 M
  • 35 M
  • 32