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Awesome Pizza Dough

Awesome Pizza Dough by John Spottiswood

This recipe is adapted from one perfected at Greens restaurant in San Francisco. The crust is crunchy on the outside but also chewy. I think it's wonderful. I'm going on a pizza making journey and this is stop one. If you've never made your own pizza dough before, it's easy and fun. This recipe makes 2 12-inch crusts. More to…

78 votes
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Italian Meatballs

Italian Meatballs by Salad Foodie

Years ago I had an Italian neighbor who became a close friend. I always commented on her delicious meatballs and one day she shared the recipe with me. I have made them ever since about the same way. You can vary the meats using what's on hand, but I usually select lean ground beef, turkey, chicken or lamb, with an equal amount of…

15 votes
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Minestrone Romagna Style

Minestrone Romagna Style by John Spottiswood

This is the way minestrone is made in Romagna. It's not a lot of prep time, but you simmer the soup for a long time until all of the vegetable flavors mellow into one mild but delicious soup. The subtle flavors of this soup are even more delicious the next day, so it is a good dish to prepare in advance of guests arriving for a…

14 votes
18334 views
Roasted Broccoli

Roasted Broccoli by John Spottiswood

This roasted broccoli recipe, adapted from the Barefoot Contessa, is really wonderful. It has a lot of flavor. We served it with a mild pasta, and it was just a wonderful combination. Don't be worried by the lemon juice and zest. They impart a subtle flavor that adds a nice dimension to this dish.

25 votes
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Focaccia with Olives and Rosemary (Bread Machine or Conventional Method)

Focaccia with Olives and Rosemary (Bread Machine or Conventional Method) by Salad Foodie

Hot, fresh and homemade Focaccia with olives and herbs - what could be better? A hearty and versatile bread to serve with salads, a side to Italian meals, a base for pizza or used as a sandwich bread. If a bread machine is handy, use it to mix, knead…

3 votes
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Locavore Squash & Italian Meatball Stir-Fry

Locavore Squash & Italian Meatball Stir-Fry by Sherri Williams

There is nothing better than wonderful summer veggies from my local farmer's market. Our small but wonderful farmer's market in Crestview Florida has such great veggies, fruits and other homemade goodies to offer our community.This quick and easy Italian recipe will be ready in no time. It's simply delicious!

17 votes
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Vino Cotto (Vincotto) Cheesecake Bars

Vino Cotto (Vincotto) Cheesecake Bars by Deena Montillo

A light-textured cheesecake filling over an amazing almond flour crust!

6 votes
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Chicken Piccata

Chicken Piccata by Tim Campbell

Chicken breast cutlets, dredged in flour, browned, served with sauce of butter, lemon juice, capers, and stock or wine.

1 vote
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Lamb Risotto

Lamb Risotto by Mary Joseph

I want to call this a "Lebanese Risotto" because I used a lot of the spices and ingredients that are in a lot of the recipes I grew up cooking. So needless to say this would go great with a nice fatoush salad or a tomato & cucumber salad with a side of Hummus and pita bread.

2 votes
15688 views
Brett & Bart's favorite spaghetti

Brett & Bart's favorite spaghetti by jeanne templeman

This is an old Italian recipe that I've been cooking for 30 years, and my boys and husband all love it. I got this from my good friend and extraordinary cook Jeannie Puente. The trick for the old Italian flavor is that you cook it for 2 days in a crockpot. I don't leave it on at night for safety. Delicious!

7 votes
12759 views
Fluffy Ricotta Pancakes

Fluffy Ricotta Pancakes by Evelyn Scott

10 votes
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Homemade Marinara

Homemade Marinara by Robyn Savoie

This is a great marinara recipe made from garden fresh tomatoes. Since I don't have those year around I adapted a recipe found with home preserved tomatoes. This is fast, flavorful and my go to tomato sauce for pasta and mozzarella sticks.

1 vote
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Sunday Sugo Rosso (Red Sauce)

Sunday Sugo Rosso (Red Sauce) by Bob Vincent

This recipe is adapted from one in Jeff Smith's book The Frugal Gourmet Cooks Three Ancient Cuisines published in 1989. I modified it a bit to make a richer sauce with more tomato flavor. The original contained much more chicken stock and did not include tomato sauce. I also included some additional spices. I used canned San…

1 vote
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Make Olive Garden’s Delicious Pasta Fagioli at Home

Make Olive Garden’s Delicious Pasta Fagioli at Home by Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox

You’ll love, love, love this rich and hearty soup! It tastes very similar to the pasta e fagioli at Olive Garden. It’s one of the lowest-fat items on the Olive Garden menu, with 2.5 of fat per serving. Our recipe actually contains more calories than theirs does because we’ve added more beans and veggies. The skinny on 1 cup of…

2 votes
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Stuffed Clam Appetizers

Stuffed Clam Appetizers by RecipeKing

Stuffed Clam Appetizers is a delicious recipe which combines a packaged herb seasoned stuffing mix, bacon, onions and Parmesan cheese. A fantastic option for your large dinner parties, events and holidays. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (2)…

2 votes
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