Pesto is pretty easy to make, especially if you have a food processor.
Frittatas can be made with almost anything but there are a couple of ingredients that take them to another level.
This is an easy recipe that doesn’t take much more work than grilling a few hamburgers, and is probably less expensive.
This is a hearty stew that tastes a little sweet and a little sour. And it takes only about 45 minutes to make.
You can easily make this with leftover steak or even a supermarket rotisserie chicken. Perfect for a quick weeknight meal.
Chicken Parmigiana is good as an entree or as a sandwich made with two slices of garlic toast.
This is a french recipe for adult macaroni and cheese (but the kids will love it too).
This authentic Italian recipe makes the juiciest and tastiest meatballs, with a golden crust.
You won’t miss the calories in this healthy dish made with an authentic Italian carrot sauce.
This Turkish dish is similar to eggplant parmesan but without the cheese and without as much work.
Here’s a simple and delicious way to cook shrimp, perfect for a quick weeknight supper but also impressive for a special occassion.
This slow-cooker recipe is good for a weeknight meal or for a crowd to watch the big game.
This is one of my favorite recipes from the weekly Dorm Room Chef series I produced for the Boston Globe.
It’s like a giant, luxurious, but surprisingly light, arancini.
This combination of roast chicken, potatoes, shrimp and salad was impulsive and glorious.
This will warm up even the coldest person on a winter’s night.
This is savory and sweet: perfect as a meal or as a dessert.
Bacon, eggs and cheese. This is Italian comfort food at its most rustic.
This is an untraditional recipe of a traditional Greek dish. It takes about 3 hours to make but it’s worth the effort.
There are many variations on this Spanish dish, including one with chicken and another with seafood.
The time and effort is worth it to make the best roast beef for sandwiches you ever had.
Fat Tuesday is also called “Pancake Day” in the United Kingdom and Ireland where many feast on fatty foods the day before Lent begins.