This is an easy recipe that doesn’t take much more work than grilling a few hamburgers, and is probably less expensive.
The important thing is that you make a delicious sauce and that it complements the dish you are making.
We get the most compliments for this basic salad dressing recipe. And even our (almost) no-calorie version gets raves from our guests.
Sometimes you need a recipe like this to remind you how easy perfection can be.
You won’t miss the calories in this healthy dish made with an authentic Italian carrot sauce.
Italian Christmas Pudding, Rum Balls, and Chocolate Bark are super easy to make and the other three are just easy.
These cookies have only three ingredients but taste great, better than store-bought versions.
This is one of my favorite recipes from the weekly Dorm Room Chef series I produced for the Boston Globe.
From a nineteenth-century, classic, Italian cookbook, it doesn’t get any more authentic than this.
You can make these at a moment’s notice and are great to bring to a party. But watch out: they’re addictive.
These are some of my favorite recipes from the weekly Dorm Room Chef series I produced for the Boston Globe.
This is eggplant, chicken, and zucchini layered with cheese, like a lasagna.
The light batter is reminiscent of tempura: another example of the similarities between Asian and Italian cuisine.
Nepitella is a cross between basil and mint and pairs perfectly with mushrooms.
Here’s a meal plan that will work for vegetarians and meat eaters.
This is sure to impress your guests. It’s easy and quick to make, but don’t tell them that.
This is chicken and potato gnocchi soup from the classic nineteenth century Italian cookbook, The Art of Eating Well, by Pellegrino Artusi.
This is based on my mother’s Italian tomato sauce recipe and can be used on most anything that calls for tomato sauce.
Don’t let the name fool you. This bread is not too sweet. It goes great with morning coffee or an after-dinner glass of red wine.
These sweet biscuit cookies are from the Garfagnana mountain region of Tuscany.
Also known as “Tuscan Bean Soup,” this is a real crowd pleaser and one of the most requested recipes.