Need a new way to spruce up those Thanksgiving leftovers? Well, look no further because this ultimate pizza is made with turkey, Brussels sprouts and includes a savory makeover to your traditional cranberry sauce. This pizza will make you wish it was Thanksgiving every week.
Traditional Roman-style Carbonara uses carryover heat from the piping hot pasta to cook eggs into a silky, creamy sauce. This updated take adds Brussels sprouts to help cut the richness of the bacon and eggs. Once you prep the ingredients, the recipe comes together fast for an easy weeknight meal that is elegant enough to serve to guests at a dinner party.
One Pot Lasagna Bolognese is an easy weeknight meal, made in just 30 minutes in one pot, for easy prep and easy clean-up!
The key ingredient in this Lasagna Bolognese is the slow cooked Bolognese sauce that is rich and flavorful. Once the sauce has cooked down, it’s layered with cheese and pasta for an indulgent lasagna recipe that will impress everyone at your next dinner party!
Prepared best in a large nonstick skillet, this pasta dish comes together in minutes and is equally at home when served for weeknight dinners or special-occasion gatherings.
Though braising is as easy as cooking gets, it produces delicious food that makes you look like a master chef. Chicken thighs are especially fond of braising; add bacon, sundried tomatoes and cabbage, and family and friends alike will be “oohing” and “aweing” all through dinner.
A new spin on the classic pasta bake. This version substitutes pasta with quinoa for a gluten-free Italian meal.
This fast and simple recipe makes a dish that is an unexpected flavor and texture knockout.
Classic Caprese gets a major upgrade with this easy, cheesy chicken Caprese skillet!
This beef puttanesca pizza is the perfect gourmet pizza night option. Fully loaded with tons of flavor and ready in just 30 minutes. You’ll love this delicious pasta sauce pizza twist.
This easy-to-make pasta dish makes a wonderful romantic meal for two with enough for leftovers. Much of the flavor in this pasta comes from the Italian sausage that’s seasoned with fennel and the sweet sun-dried tomatoes. Depending on your taste, you can go for hot or sweet (mild) Italian sausage.
Thick fettuccine noodles combined with a rich Parmesan-garlic cream sauce makes for the ultimate decadent dinner in less than 20 minutes!
This rich and creamy dish comes together quickly with the use of prepackaged gnocchi and frozen spinach. It’s a restaurant quality meal that you can have on the table in as little as 30 minutes and will appeal to even the pickiest of palates with its creamy sauce and tender pasta.
These sandwiches may be assembled up to two hours ahead: cover with a damp paper towel topped with plastic wrap and to prevent the bread from drying.
A simple, but elegant pasta recipe for two that features thin capellini tossed with crispy bacon and juicy tomatoes, seasoned with garlic, onions and basil.
These twice-baked biscuits are ideal for dunking – in hot coffee when it’s cold, in cold coffee when it’s hot, or in milk any time at all.
Corn might have started out in the Americas, but the Italians really know how to make tasty delicacies with it. Grainy and nutty, these “dunkers” go well with fruit or hot tea, and easily pack into a picnic basket or daypack for the perfect sweet treat.
Dill, lemon and capers make a refreshing combination for pasta salad.
Ideally suited for an easy-going brunch, stratas benefit from being made up to a day ahead so the egg can thoroughly soak into the bread. We’ve used sausage in the recipe below, but you can make it with ham instead: simply brown 8 ounces of chopped ham steak in a little oil in place of the sausage.
Roasting fennel heightens its natural sweet flavor and leaves just a subtle hint of the enticing licorice flavor for which it is known.