Category Archives: Italian

Four Cheese Ravioli

Pasta and cheese are pretty synonymous together, whether the cheese is sprinkled on top or stuffed inside of the pasta. So, why not kick it up a notch and use four different cheeses? The filling inside these ravioli is rich, creamy … Continue reading

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How To: Make Homemade Pasta

I’ve mentioned before that growing up, Sunday afternoons always meant spaghetti at Grandma and Grandpa’s with my Grandma’s famous sauce. Now, if you’re going to spend all day simmering spaghetti sauce, there is no way you go just throw it … Continue reading

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Foodbuzz 24×24: Mangia! An Italian Feast

Ask anyone who is Italian, and they’ll tell you that their culture revolves around food. Growing up, Sunday afternoons meant a big pot of sauce on the stove, homemade Italian bread in the oven, and fresh pasta being cranked through … Continue reading

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Tomato and Basil Bruschetta

When it comes to cooking, sometimes less is more. Bruschetta is a perfect example of this. You don’t need a ton of ingredients or complicated cooking processes to make a phenomenal appetizer – just a few ingredients and a sharp knife. The simplicity … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Spaghetti & Meatballs

Growing up, Sunday afternoons meant pasta at grandma and grandpa’s. My little Italian grandma would make the sauce, which simmered on the stove all day filling the house with most mouth-watering aroma. My grandpa was in charge of making homemade noodles, which … Continue reading

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Lasagna Rolls

Lasagna is probably my husband’s favorite meal ever, but I hardly ever make it for him. (Poor guy!) Since it’s just the two of us, it makes no sense for me to make a huge pan of lasagna for dinner, … Continue reading

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Thin Crust Pizza

Pizza is an ongoing debate in our household. My husband prefers a thick, soft crust, while I prefer my pizza to be on the thin and chewy side. Since I already have a favorite thick crust dough recipe, I knew … Continue reading

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I love my mom, but she’ll even admit – she’s not the best cook. We ate a lot of barbeque chicken and spaghetti-o’s growing up. Even though she might not be too creative when it comes to dinner, that girl … Continue reading

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Lasagna Soup

In typical western Pennsylvania fashion, our weather can’t seem to make up its mind. Last week I was miserably scraping the frost from my windshield, while today I headed out the door in only a hoodie. (Well, plus pants. I don’t … Continue reading

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Skillet Italian Chicken with Orzo

As someone who does not own a dishwasher, the less dishes it takes to make dinner the better. Therefore, I am a HUGE fan of skillet dinners, where I only have to clean one skillet and a wooden spoon. This dish … Continue reading

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