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Braised Beef & Tortellini with Marsala Wine Sauce

Braised Beef & Tortellini with Marsala Wine Sauce

I had this same meal at Olive Garden and had to come home and find a similiar recipe- I found a recipe that was…

Katie J.
Mar 2011
Intermediate
3 votes
13727 views
Vegetable Lasagna

Vegetable Lasagna

Lasagna laced with garden vegetables makes a healthier pasta alternative to traditional lasagna. Don’t let the list of ingredients daunt you. I just…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2012
Professional
2 votes
7049 views
Spaghetti Alio e Olio ..... (Spaghetti with Garlic & Oil)

Spaghetti Alio e Olio ..... (Spaghetti with Garlic & Oil)

Somebody rightly said this great Italian pasta recipe is simple enough to whip up at the end of a big night…

Hina Gujral
May 2014
Advanced
1 vote
1751 views
Tuscan shrimp marinara with chickpea pasta

Tuscan shrimp marinara with chickpea pasta

This is a great Tuscan recipe adapted from the Flavors of Tuscan cookbook by Maxine Clark. Maxine recommends…

John Spottiswood
Jun 2009
Advanced
3 votes
18522 views
Zuppa di Pesce - Sea food Stew-

Zuppa di Pesce - Sea food Stew-

Here it is a delicious Fish Plate full of flavors and rich taste This is the real version of the neapolitan Fish Stew as made in the best…

Pasquale Frola
Jun 2009
Professional
3 votes
7425 views
Gnocchi ai funghi (Potato Gnocchi with Mushroom Cream Sauce)

Gnocchi ai funghi (Potato Gnocchi with Mushroom Cream Sauce)

The Romans out there will know that Thursdays in Rome (and perhaps in the rest of Italy) is gnocchi day. After…

Frank Fariello
Feb 2010
Advanced
4 votes
10274 views
Garlic & Lemon Butter Shrimp

Garlic & Lemon Butter Shrimp

This recipe for pan searing shrimp is one of my favorites. I adapted it from a Cooks Illustrated recipe. It is full of flavor and the shrimp will…

Nancy Miyasaki
May 2008
Intermediate
4 votes
14011 views
Salsicce con broccoletti

Salsicce con broccoletti

Is there any meat more satisfying than sausages? If there is, I haven't found it. And, in this typically Roman dish, sausages marry particularly…

Frank Fariello
Feb 2010
Advanced
2 votes
3572 views
Penna alla vodka (Penne with Vodka Sauce)

Penna alla vodka (Penne with Vodka Sauce)

This 'exotic' variation on the traditional penne all'arrabbiata is always a crowd-pleaser!

Frank Fariello
Feb 2010
Advanced
1 vote
5246 views
Oven baked ribs with sweet and spicy sauce

Oven baked ribs with sweet and spicy sauce

Baking low and slow is the secret to these fall of the bone oven baked ribs complete with wonderful sides.…

Easy Cook - Laka kuharica
Feb 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
2391 views
Always so special - Green risotto

Always so special - Green risotto

Riso verde is a specialty I used to eat at our family restaurant in Italy, I haven’t eaten it anywhere else. My…

Citronetvanille
Feb 2010
Professional
12 votes
2290 views
Strozzapreti ai funghi ('Priest-strangler' pasta with mushrooms)

Strozzapreti ai funghi ('Priest-strangler' pasta with mushrooms)

This mushroom sauce may be the simplest sauce for pasta of all.

Frank Fariello
Feb 2010
Advanced
3 votes
4366 views
Stuffed Eggplant Caponata

Stuffed Eggplant Caponata

A Wonderful Meatless Dinner Alternative!

Laurie Alves
Aug 2011
Advanced
2 votes
1733 views
Slow-Roasted Pork Stew with Fennel, Tomatoes, and Olives

Slow-Roasted Pork Stew with Fennel, Tomatoes, and Olives

This is one of those fantastic recipes where you put a spoonful to your lips halfway through the preparation…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2012
Advanced
4 votes
2238 views
Arroz con Pollo - Yellow Rice and Chicken

Arroz con Pollo - Yellow Rice and Chicken

Spanish, Cuban, South American - a traditional and popular ethnic dish, this ranks among my favorite comfort…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2012
Professional
2 votes
4873 views