Peperonata

This “pepper stew” is wonderful with grilled or roasted meats, or as an addition to an antipasti table.  I made this on our trip in Umbria while we were...

Pasta Amatriciana

This sauce was created in the Roman town of Amatrice. It is commonly served over thick, hollow-tube pasta called bucatini, however I serve it over almost any dried pasta,...

Lasagna Bolognese

Rich and hearty, this is a traditional lasagna recipe typical of old country Italian cooking.  The list of ingredients may at first be a bit alarming, but I assure...

Roasted Root Vegetables

Roasting vegetables caramelizes them which brings out their full rich flavor, and gives them a sweetness that is delicious. This recipe can be varied using your favorite root vegetables,...

Stuffed Onions

Use a sweet type of onion for this recipe such as Vidalia. These onions are great with grilled meats, and are well suited to take on picnics. Serve either...

Salsa Verde

A great vibrant sauce that is perfect to top grilled seafood, meats, or cold poached chicken. You can vary the taste by adding other ingredients such as capers or anchovies...

Piccata Sauce

A simple, piquant sauce that is great on chicken, veal, or whitefish. This is a no fail recipe, that every cook should have in their recipe collection. Buon Appetito!...