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20 MINUTE BUTTER AND ONION TOMATO SAUCE

20 MINUTE BUTTER AND ONION TOMATO SAUCE by For the Love of Italian Cooking

If you have ever made Marcella Hazan’s glorious butter and onion tomato sauce, then you know that it can take a bit of time to make (even though it is considered to be the simplest of her sauce recipes). It tastes phenomenal, but I would rather save it for a Sunday dinner. Here is a ‘weeknight version‘ that’s ready in half the time of…

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NONNA ROSA’S LEFTOVER MEAT SAUCE SOUP WITH ORZO PASTA

NONNA ROSA’S LEFTOVER MEAT SAUCE SOUP WITH ORZO PASTA by For the Love of Italian Cooking

Do you have leftover ground meat sauce and are looking for a new way to use it? Then whip up this simple, comforting soup in less than 20 minutes. With the cooler days of fall and winter approaching, this dish is sure to warm up your body and soul.

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CLASSIC NEW YORK STYLE CHERRY CHEESECAKE

CLASSIC NEW YORK STYLE CHERRY CHEESECAKE by For the Love of Italian Cooking

Learn how to make this creamy, luscious, crack-free, not-too-sweet, cheesecake without a water bath. The hardest part is waiting for it to set overnight in the oven, and then in the fridge, before diving into this self-indulgent dessert.

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CHOCOLATE ITALIAN SPONGE CAKE

CHOCOLATE ITALIAN SPONGE CAKE by For the Love of Italian Cooking

An Italian chocolate sponge cake has only four ingredients: eggs, sugar, flour and cocoa powder. Vanilla can be added to enhance the chocolate flavour. The beauty of this cake is that it has no fat, no dairy, and no leavening agents. Stiffly beaten egg whites make this cake airy, soft, and spongy.

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Calabrian Style Meatballs Simmered in a Butter-Onion Tomato Sauce

Calabrian Style Meatballs Simmered in a Butter-Onion Tomato Sauce by For the Love of Italian Cooking

The best way to describe this dish is a southern rustic meatball meets a sassy northern sauce. Who would have ever thought that they would be a perfect match made in heaven?

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Pesto Rosso with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Walnuts and Garlic

Pesto Rosso with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Walnuts and Garlic by For the Love of Italian Cooking

This is great with any type of pasta or it can be used a spread. This recipe makes a good amount but lasts for a long time in the fridge, when covered with a thin film of oil.

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No Bake Cheesecake with Homemade Strawberry Topping

No Bake Cheesecake with Homemade Strawberry Topping by For the Love of Italian Cooking

The hardest part about this no bake cheesecake is waiting 8 hours for it to set.

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HOMEMADE RICOTTA GNOCCHI BAKED IN GORGONZOLA SAUCE

HOMEMADE RICOTTA GNOCCHI BAKED IN GORGONZOLA SAUCE by For the Love of Italian Cooking

A quick and easy dish to prepare on a week night.

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MOM'S ITALIAN MINI MEATBALLS

MOM'S ITALIAN MINI MEATBALLS by For the Love of Italian Cooking

I created this recipe to recreate my mom's meatball recipe. You can either throw them in your favourite marinara sauce or freeze them for later use.

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Homemade Hearty Garlic Meat Sauce (Lasagna Meat Sauce)

Homemade Hearty Garlic Meat Sauce (Lasagna Meat Sauce) by For the Love of Italian Cooking

Homemade tomato meat sauce in just under an hour (plus 15 min prep time). I like to use this sauce in my lasagna. Make sure to use fresh, good-quality ingredients.

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