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Italian Macaroni and Cheese

Italian Macaroni and Cheese

Italian Mac and Cheese is the ultimate macaroni and cheese dish that tastes so amazing and is not as one noted as a traditional macaroni and cheese dish. The ingredients are very simple in this Italian mac and cheese. The Ingredients are: Ham Peas (optional 

Ham and Ricotta Puff Pastry Calzones

Ham and Ricotta Puff Pastry Calzones

Ham and ricotta puff pastry calzones are my newest obsession and so absolutely delicious. These are fashioned after traditional Italian ham and ricotta calzones that are made with pizza dough. If you have ever eaten calzones then you know they can be really delicious but 

Garlic and Tomato Rubbed Crostini

Garlic and Tomato Rubbed Crostini

Garlic and Tomato rubbed crostini is a really easy and very flavorful way to make a crostini. Crostini is a charred bread usually brushed with olive oil before charring or grilling and then topped with salt and sometimes topped with other flavors like this recipe 

Spaghetti with Pork Bolognese Sauce

Spaghetti with Pork Bolognese Sauce

Spaghetti with pork bolognese has to be one of the all time most comforting foods. It reminds me of Sunday suppers growing up in a large Italian family where everyone would gather at my grandmother’s house for dinner. It has wonderful memories and tastes so 

Orecchiette and Broccoli

Orecchiette and Broccoli

Orecchiette and broccoli is a dish that I have been making for my family since my kids were toddlers and it was made for me by my Mom. Orecchiette means little ears in Italian and it makes the perfect shape for holding the olive oil 

Italian Baked Zucchini

Italian Baked Zucchini

Italian Baked Zucchini is a delicious way to make zucchini and definitely a zucchini recipe to keep in your repertoire. This is basically a zucchini parmesan but without the breading. Italians love making baked vegetables with tomatoes and cheese and this baked zucchini is no 

Aged Pizza Dough

Aged Pizza Dough

Homemade Aged Pizza dough is an amazingly easy thing to make at home and it freezes so well. It tastes so much better than just made pizza dough and all you have to do is let it sit. What is the secret to aged pizza 

Spaghetti with Pancetta and Mushrooms

Spaghetti with Pancetta and Mushrooms

Spaghetti with pancetta and mushrooms is a great easy dish that you can make as a weeknight meal or a special meal because it looks and tastes wonderful and it’s so easy to make. The pancetta is an Italian bacon that flavors the olive oil 

Easy Pesto Pasta

Easy Pesto Pasta

Ok folks, it doesn’t get much easier or tastier than this dish, my easy pesto pasta! The satisfaction and fullness from the pasta, the energy from the beans and the flavors from the pesto and tomatoes make this one of the best dishes you can