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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
50789 views
Five Star Lasagna

Five Star Lasagna by Chef Doug

This took much exhaustive research to find. My goal was to find the recipe for the Old Spaghetti Factory lasagna. This may or may not be the exact recipe, but it is very close. The Old Spaghetti Factory lasagna is the best lasagna I've personally ever tasted. It elicits an almost inaudible moan with every bite. This takes a 9x13…

2 votes
18447 views
Homemade Manicotti

Homemade Manicotti by Nancy Miyasaki

This recipe is simple and absolutely delicious. It is a reasonable amount of work, so good to cook for a large party or family gathering. It is fun to prepare with a friend or relative, perhaps with a glass of wine in hand! I adapted this from a recipe cookoff I saw on the Food Network.

6 votes
16940 views
Vegetable Lasagna

Vegetable Lasagna by Salad Foodie

Lasagna laced with garden vegetables makes a healthier pasta alternative to traditional lasagna. Don’t let the list of ingredients daunt you. I just consider it my afternoon therapy session. The veggies are cut in small pieces to layer better between noodles. As usual, this is way better the next day than the first (and even 2 or 3…

2 votes
11559 views
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
17354 views
Italian Red Wine Cookies

Italian Red Wine Cookies by Evelyn Scott

These are so quick and easy you can bake them anytime, and people will think you spent all day just baking for them !!

3 votes
5438 views
Italian Pretzel cookies

Italian Pretzel cookies by Daydreamer Desserts

I'm not even sure if there is such a thing as an Italian Pretzel Cookie, in any case I decided to make up my own version. I took a Taralli Dolci dough and dipped it in chocolate. Fatto! Vi do... Josie's Italian Pretzel Cookies.

5 votes
7136 views
Four Cheese & Sausage Stuffed Manicotti

Four Cheese & Sausage Stuffed Manicotti by Salad Foodie

Cheese-stuffed manicotti personifies comfort food anytime, but take it up a notch with a cheese four-some and Italian sausage and it’s a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. This was inspired by a few pasta manufacturer web site recipes, but I added my own spin here and there and was pleasantly surprised how well they worked. Oh Mama-Mia, this…

1 vote
3935 views
Reese's Peanut Butter Biscotti

Reese's Peanut Butter Biscotti by Daydreamer Desserts

If you love Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and you happen to have some at home, this is one recipe you must try. I must warn you though, once you take a bite out of one of these biscotti you will be hooked!

4 votes
5655 views
Lasagna Italiana

Lasagna Italiana by ExhilaratingChef

Inspired from the streets of Tuscany, I developed this recipe by reducing the amount of sodium, eliminating sugar, and reducing the total fat content of a traditional lasagna. Enjoy!

1 vote
5383 views
The Best Macaroons Ever

The Best Macaroons Ever by Lyndsey

These aren't easy to make, but are well worth the effort. They are seriously good.

4 votes
23425 views
Chestnut Bread

Chestnut Bread by Deena Montillo

A wholesome, flavorful sweet bread that can be served anytime!

1 vote
8261 views
St. Joseph's Bread

St. Joseph's Bread by Joanne

A braided bread finished with an egg wash and sesame seeds. Crisp crust and tender crumb. Great for dipping in your favorite pasta sauce or straight up with a bit of extra sharp cheddar cheese and fresh sliced tomato. Makes 2 Loaves

3 votes
4374 views
Easter Maritozzi

Easter Maritozzi by Evelyn Scott

Rising Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes If you want to make something even more sinful, Italian pastry shops often squirt whipped cream into maritozzi using a pastry bag after they have cooled, and also dust them with confectioner's sugar. :

3 votes
6809 views
Sicilian Cheese Cake/Cassata

Sicilian Cheese Cake/Cassata by I Sicilian

have eaten this cake since my earliest childhood recollections. All major occasions seem to call for this cake, a wedding, a funeral, major holidays, any Sunday...Any excuse to reach for this very rich dessert. The variation of this cake seems to be as varied as there are bakers in this world. This one is my adaptation! Less…

3 votes
6415 views