Italian

Delicious Italian recipes and techniques. All of my Italian favorites. Pasta dishes, gnocchi recipes, beef recipes, and aperitifs, authentic limoncello, and Italian cocktails such as the Aperol Spritz and Negroni.

Penne Alla Vodka Recipe

Pasta in vodka sauce is a really easy ‘from scratch’ sauce to make with your most basic ingredients. Plus it’s on the table in about 25 minutes or less.

Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Marinara Recipe

My stuffed chicken is filled with shredded mozzarella cheese and homemade basil pesto and then topped with marinara and more mozzarella cheese. It’s baked for about 35 minutes and ready to serve. Simple, cheesy, and delicious.

Chicken Piccata Recipe

An easy chicken piccata recipe made with thinly sliced chicken tossed in a simple piccata sauce that consists of white wine, chicken broth, capers, fresh lemon juice, butter, and garlic.

Pesto Pasta Salad Recipe

A simple rotini pasta salad recipe made with fresh basil pesto as the dressing. Cucumber, kalamata olives, red onion, cherry tomatoes, and fresh mozzarella all come together for a fresh and flavorful side dish.

Buffalo Chicken Pizza Recipe

Buffalo chicken pizza made with buffalo chicken, red onion, fresh jalapeno, fresh mozzarella cheese, and MORE buffalo sauce.

Sausage Stuffed Shells Recipe

Jumbo shells filled with ground sweet Italian sausage, ricotta and parmesan cheese, fresh basil, garlic, and an optional egg. Baked topped with marinara and mozzarella cheese until golden.

Baked Rigatoni Recipe

This cheesy baked rigatoni is layered with rigatoni, ricotta cheese, ground sweet Italian sausage and beef, fresh mozzarella, and topped with fresh chopped basil and parmesan cheese.

Italian Wedding Soup Recipe

Hearty Italian wedding soup recipe made with a mixture of tender mini meatballs, fresh carrots, escarole, and onion, orzo, and savory broth.

5 Easy Flatbread Pizza Recipes

5 simple yet killer flatbread pizza recipes you can make with premade flatbread or naan bread crusts. The perfect app or easy quick dinner.

Simplified Pasta Alla Norma Recipe

A simplified pasta alla norma recipe made with roasted eggplant, canned plum tomatoes, fresh basil, breadcrumbs, and grated ricotta salata. Delicious and weeknight approved.

Rigatoni Bolognese Recipe

Rigatoni bolognese is a simple, yet elegant dish made with homemade bolognese sauce, rigatoni, fresh herbs, and a dollop of ricotta or mascarpone cheese.

Salmon Piccata Recipe

Delicious seafood piccata recipe made with salmon or steelhead trout in a flavorful and tangy piccata sauce.

Creamy Chicken Carbonara Recipe

Creamy chicken carbonara is inspired by a classic Italian pasta dish made with bacon, whisked egg, and hard cheese. It’s creamy, delicious, date-night worthy, and will rock your world.

Simple Creamy Gnocchi Recipe

Simple creamy gnocchi is a date-night worthy dish that takes about 25 minutes to pull together. A fancy, hearty weeknight tested dinner that is creamy, cheesy and delicious.

Negroni Cocktail Recipe

The Negroni cocktail is a classic cocktail originating in Florence, Italy. Made with equal parts gin, sweet vermouth, and Campari.