Mamma Mia! Italian food is one of the most popular ethnic cuisines in America. With stellar ingredients like fresh pasta, Italian Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and Prosciutto di Parma (ham), along with ripe tomatoes, olives and olive oil, how could Italian food be anything but fantastic?
Pasta Fagioli for Kids
Italian comfort food at its best, this is an easy dinner to make with the kids.
Grilled Chicken with Under the Tuscan Sun Marinade
The zippy citrus marinade says sunshine and summer, while lots of garlic and olive oil evoke Italy.
Grilled and Marinated Zucchini and Yellow Squash
Chef Bobby Flay notes, “It’s amazing how a quick and simply marinade can change the flavors of zucchini and yellow squash. This lemony-peppery mixture really wakes them up.”
Beef, Arugula and Spinach Lasagna
Beef, pasta, and vegetables, layered with cheese and baked til bubbly.
Risotto with Shrimp and Asparagus
Bring broth to a simmer over medium heat. Combine oil and 1 tablespoon butter in a heavy saucepan and heat over medium heat. Add onion;…
Seafood Lasagna with Scallops and Tilapia
A delicately flavored variation of lasagna using fish fillets and scallops.
Pasta with Clam Sauce
Add a small can of clams and some pantry staples to cooked linguine for a fresh taste of Italy.
Squash and Greens Winter Lasagna
Butternut squash and turnip greens—unlikely for lasagna, but so good.
Butterscotch-White Chocolate Biscotti
The flavors of a blondie—butterscotch and white chocolate—in a crisp Italian cookie.