Pasta recipes for dinner that kids and the whole family will love. Find Italian comfort food from spaghetti and meatballs to baked lasagna, macaroni & cheese, pesto penne, pasta soup, and even Asian noodles.
A sprinkle of Parmesan and a drizzle of olive oil transform
tomatoes into the perfect side dish. Or try sandwiching them
between slices of your favorite whole-wheat country bread.
If you can find (or grow) them, use sturdy rosemary
branches, stripped of leaves, as skewers for these Italian salmon
kebabs; theyll add a subtle, smoky flavor that hints of
pine. Oil your grill well to prevent sticking,
Enjoy fresh-from-the-oven pizza with these delicious toppings.
Let all your guests fill personal-sized pizza crust with an array of toppings to make a combination all their own. It's a great pastime for kids' parties and sleepovers.
This is a great recipe for Minestrone, with many ingredients for many guests.
This is the spaghetti sauce I grew up on, and it is wildly rich and delicious, and I have changed it very little. This recipe makes a huge batch that I freeze in 2-cup portions in Ziploc bags and come a chilly, dark dinnertime, all I have to do is boil a pot of water. I love that. The sauce needs to cook for a long time -- the original recipe actually says 4 hours, though I only do 3. Oregano I don't use, because I don't like it, even though my dad uses it and I love, love, love his sauce even more than mine, because, well, just because.
Italian flavors abound in this bento filled with salami flutes, grape tomatoes, mozzarella sticks, sesame breadsticks, roasted red peppers and marinated artichoke hearts. Find more bento recipes from Short Order Mom here.
An inexpensive, quick and easy recipe for the classic dish, using Ragu® Old World Style® Pasta Sauce.
Homemade pizza from scratch is deliciously satisfying to make, a helpful first lesson for kids in the miracle of yeast, and an edible enterprise in creativity.