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When most people think of Italian food they think of one thing; family. Italian food has been bringing families together for centuries and will continue to for centuries to come. Its warm, comforting nature makes it perfect for a weeknight meal, or entertaining a large group. Check out our favorite Italian recipes and treat your family and friends to one tonight.

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Penne Pasta with Pesto

Penne Pasta with Pesto

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Pesto is a beloved pasta sauce that is extremely versatile. It can be used on sandwiches, wraps, meats, and even salads. This pesto recipe is simple, yet tasty. In less than 30 minutes, you can have a quick, delicious meal on the table for your family.…

Focaccia Bread Pizza

Focaccia Bread Pizza

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 25 Minutes

I love pizza but I do not usually have time to prepare homemade dough. Some packaged pizza doughs can be okay, but others are not that great. I figured out that store bought focaccia breads work great and create a very tasty crust for any pizza! Try th…

Homemade Meatballs

Homemade Meatballs

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes

My Great Grandmother was a whiz in the kitchen. We are so lucky that she wrote down some of her recipes before she passed on. Now we all still get to enjoy these recipes whenever we can. Although I suspect that they would still taste better if she made…

Chicken Piccata

Chicken Piccata

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Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

This is a delicious chicken dish with a lemony sauce. It's quick, easy and delicious! This dish is great to serve with pasta. This is a dish I often make when I don't have a lot of time to prepare a meal. The recipe has been passed down from my moth…

Smoked Salmon with Creme Fraiche & Tagliatelle

Smoked Salmon with Creme Fraiche & Tagliatelle

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Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

I read somewhere that this dish is so easy to make that non-chef Italian men cook it to impress their WaGs on Valentine’s Day. I make this about once a month. It takes only as long as it takes to cook pasta, i.e. minutes, a real “busy day” dish…

Carbonara Pizza

Carbonara Pizza

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Rachael Ray makes this amazing carbonara pizza recipe that is quick and delicious. Whenever you are in the mood for pizza, but you want something a little more refined than just pepperoni, try this simple recipe. Serve it with a side salad and voila, yo…

Caesar Salad

Caesar Salad

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

I love to order Caesar salad when I go out to dinner, but I never was able to duplicate that wonderful taste at home. Bottled Caesar dressings never seemed to satisfy, and boxed croûtons never had the same flavor or crunch. Finally, one day I came acro…

Tuscan Grilled Chicken & Pepper Salad

Tuscan Grilled Chicken & Pepper Salad

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

This salad is so pretty, and delicious too! It's the perfect summer salad for pot-lucks, summer BBQ's and get-togethers. Loads of sliced peppers, every color of the rainbow, are tossed with grilled chicken, sliced red onions, tomatoes, olives, and basil,…

Dad's Bruschetta

Dad's Bruschetta

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 0 Minutes

This is my Dad's recipe for bruschetta bread, which is a classic recipe that you'll love for appetizers, a snack or for sharing at a party. The key is in the type of tomato and bread that you use for this -- you'll be pleased with the results!

Shrimp Scampi with Capers

Shrimp Scampi with Capers

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

There are few things I love more than pasta and seafood. Add them together and you have made me a very happy girl. This is one of my favorite pasta dishes because it is simple and elegant at the same time. Serve it for a romantic dinner with your loved…

Chicken & Spinach Meatballs

Chicken & Spinach Meatballs

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes

This recipe is a great alternative to regular spaghetti and meatballs and is easy enough to make on a weeknight.

Easy Meat Sauce with Grilled Zucchini

Easy Meat Sauce with Grilled Zucchini

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

This is a treat with a loaf of Italian bread and a colorful side salad. Enjoy with Love, Catherine

Italian-style Goulash

Italian-style Goulash

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 25 Minutes

Thinly sliced zucchini coins are gently sauteed with onion, garlic and Italian seasonings then tossed with cooked ground beef and diced tomatoes only to simmer slowly before being tossed again with pasta and Parmesan cheese.

Tagliatelle ai funghi

Tagliatelle ai funghi

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Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

The first time I had tagliatelle ai funghi done right, it was at Trattoria Stella in Serramazzoni, in the foothills of Modena, Italy. When a gastronomical memory persists for over 15 years, you know you had a true culinary pleasure. The beauty of tagliate…

Quick & Easy Fettuccine Alfredo

Quick & Easy Fettuccine Alfredo

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

This is easy, delicious and satisfying. Enjoy with Love, Catherine xo

Lasagna Sandwiches

Lasagna Sandwiches

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes

Yes, that's right! Lasagna in sandwich form. This sandwich has everything you love about lasagna -- the thick sauce, the meat, the ricotta -- but it's layered between garlicky rolls. These are simple and delicious, and can even be made ahead of time for e…

Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine Alfredo

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Italian food is one of my favorite cuisines because I love all types of pasta. My favorite of all time has to be fettuccine alfredo. I love the creaminess, and how you can add pretty much any protein or vegetable and create your own dish. Try this simp…

Grandma Nucci's Meatballs

Grandma Nucci's Meatballs

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Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

The most delicious meatballs you will ever eat. With these babies, good cheese is everything. So toss your green plastic parmesan cylinder and buy some fresh grated romano, parmesean, or fontina! Sarah http://the-delicious-life.blogspot.com/

Lasagna

Lasagna

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Prep Time: 30 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes

Before my Mom was too busy with work and other activities, she used to have more time to cook. She would make this amazing lasagna from scratch, and I remember the incredible smell filling the entire house. This recipe became a staple around Christmas b…

Gourmet Lasagna

Gourmet Lasagna

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Prep Time: 60 Minutes
Cook Time: 55 Minutes

Definitely NOT a Diet dish! However, this lasagna dish is very hearty and delicious. Hope you enjoy it!

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