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?
Jennie’s Marinara Sauce
This classic pasta sauce is so easy, there’s no reason to buy the bottled stuff.
Make-Ahead Bacon and Kale Strata
An easy, hearty overnight casserole perfect for breakfast, brunch or even dinner.
Garlicky Pumpkin and Broccoli
This Italian dish combines pumpkin chunks with broccoli in a garlic and red pepper-scented sauté.
Portobello Mushroom Marinara Sauce
Too many tomatoes is just the right amount for a big batch of mushroom and tomato pasta sauce.
Caprese Salad with Peppers
What goes better with fresh, ripe tomatoes than mozzarella and roasted peppers?
Like a cold, soft, luscious marshmallowy meringue, a semi-freddo may be the most decadent frozen dessert out there.
Rosa di Parma di Vitello (Stuffed Veal Rolls with Prosciutto and Parmigiano)
Tender veal seasoned with Italian wine is quick to make in a skillet and so special.
Crisp Candied Prosciutto Wafers
These crisp & salty-sweet wafers of Italian dry-cured ham are delicious all by themselves or as a nibble with cocktails.
Risotto with Prosciutto and Asparagus
Risotto is usually a first course; adding ham and vegetables makes it one-dish meal.
Quick Kids’ Pizza
Pre-made dough and simple homemade sauce from pantry ingredients ensure a pizza that’s both quick and good.
Frittata with Ham and Vegetables
It’s a Sunday brunch-friendly ham-and-cheese breakfast you’ll soon make your kitchen standard.