roastedpepper

Roasted Pepper Soup

This pretty soup is made with colored, roasted or grilled peppers which intensifies the flavor. Choose your own garnishes, or use those suggested below. Use the best quality extra...

italianweddingsoup

Italian Wedding Soup

\ This soup combining tiny meatballs, and greens in a flavorful broth is apparently very popular at Italian weddings in the United States, although I had never heard of...

saffronmussels

Sauteed Mussels In Tomato Saffron Sauce

Cozze ~ Simple, yet delicious. This recipe is so easy it is hard to believe it tastes so good! You can also use the tomato saffron base for clams,...

pastasalad

Pasta Salad

Pasta salads are a great way to use up leftover pasta, and are perfect to take on picnics. You can vary this recipe in so many ways to make...

risottoprimavera

Risotto Primavera

This risotto is perfect each spring as the new vegetables arrive in the store. You can vary the recipe as you choose by adding other spring vegetables from time...

stuffedthighs

Stuffed Chicken Thighs

These stuffed chicken thighs are great for any meal and you can assemble them ahead of time, and then cook them later in the day. If you prefer, you...

porkbalsamic

Pork Chops In Balsamic Vinegar

  This is a great, easy recipe that you just can’t go wrong with. Choose a fairly good quality aged balsamic vinegar and some thick meaty pork chops for...

eggsintomato

Eggs Baked In Tomato Sauce

This humble recipe is typical of what the Italians call la cucina povera. This is an Italian phrase that means “cooking of the poor,” or “peasant cooking.” This often...

eggsflorentine

Eggs Florentine

Any recipe with Florentine in the title generally implies that spinach is an ingredient as with this recipe. This dish is great if you have some leftover sauteed spinach...

spinachfrittata

Spinach Potato Frittata

Frittatas are the Italian equivalent to an omelette. Often chock full of vegetables and cheese, they make a great quick, mid-week entree or sliced into wedges, a perfect appetizer....