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 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.
Risotto Alla Milanese
This creamy, saffron-scented rice makes a great supper, paired with nothing more than a salad.
Tortelli di Zucca
Peel and cut squash or potatoes in large chunks. Put in saucepan with water to half cover, bring to simmer, and cook, tightly covered, until…
These delicate dumplings, a specialty of Parma, Italy, are sauced only with a little butter and cheese.