Italian recipes

Italian Breakfast Strata

Italian Breakfast Strata

We had this Italian Breakfast Strata on Christmas morning. This Italian Breakfast Strata is easy to prepare since it starts the night before
Chocolate Italian Cake

Chocolate Italian Cake

This month I made a Chocolate Italian Cake to share with you. It’s an Italian cake because of the cheese layer, which is made with ricotta
ITALIAN GARLIC SUPREME PIZZA

ITALIAN GARLIC SUPREME PIZZA

We have a favorite pizza - ITALIAN GARLIC SUPREME from Round Table Pizza.   This pizza is full of pepperoni, Italian sausage, Roma tomatoes, white mushrooms, green onions and lots of chopped garlic and is baked with a blend of 3 cheeses in a creamy garlic sauce. ITALIAN GARLIC SUPREME PIZZACRUST1 cup of warm water (105F)3 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour2 tablespoons of olive oil2 teaspoons of honey1 teaspoon sugar1 teaspoon of salt1 teaspoon of yeastPut warm water into a bowl. TOPPINGS 1 package John Morrell pepperoni 3 Italian sausages, cooked and crumbled 1 can Contadina tomato paste with basil and oregano 1/2 pound mushrooms, thinly sliced1 large bunch green onions, thinly sliced including the majority of the tops6 cloves garlic, finely minced 1 Roma tomato, diced small2/3 cup grated mozzarella cheese2/3 cup grated provolone cheese2/3 cup grated Romano cheeseExtra light olive oilWhisk together the tomato paste, garlic and 1 teaspoon olive oil to make the sauce
Cheesy Italian Meatball Sandwich #SundaySupper

Cheesy Italian Meatball Sandwich #SundaySupper

When I was growing up, my parents would take me to their favorite Italian food ‘joint’, known as a tavern to enjoy a sloppy, messy, but delicious treat — a Cheesy Italian Meatball Sandwich
Italian Peasant Soup

Italian Peasant Soup

Although this soup is roughly based on the Italian traditional soup ribollita that Jamie Oliver published back in 2006, I could not comfortably name it that due to all of the major changes I have made to it. 1 lb Italian sausage. 1 lb Italian sausage
Italian Roasted Potatoes

Italian Roasted Potatoes

Push the potatoes to one side and saute the garlic, follow by the Italian seasoning, salt and paprika, stir to combine well
Italian Wedding Soup

Italian Wedding Soup

I always thought that it was so called because it was traditionally served at Italian weddings. A little research uncovered that while Italian-American weddings may include it as a favorite part of the menu, the actual origin came from the way the flavors of the dish marry so well together
Italian Rainbow Cookies

Italian Rainbow Cookies

  I want to add more and more Italian cookies to my Christmas lineup.  Italian Rainbow CookiesLidia's Italy in America 8 ounces almond paste1 cup sugar2½ sticks unsalted butter, softened, cut into pieces, plus more for the pans4 large eggs, separated½ teaspoon kosher salt2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for the pans1 teaspoon red food coloring, gel or paste preferred1 teaspoon green food coloring, gel or paste preferred Two 15-ounce jars smooth (not chunky) apricot jam1½ pounds bittersweet chocolate, choppedPreheat the oven to 350 degrees F

Baked Italian Wontons

These Baked Italian wontons are a different twist on a classic favorite and are filled with zesty Italian flavors
Italian Bread Bowls

Italian Bread Bowls

Italian Bread. Fun. bread bowls for serving your favorite soup, stew or chili in. They are sturdy. enough so none of the liquid will seep out
Zesty Italian Pasta Salad Recipe

Zesty Italian Pasta Salad Recipe

Zesty Italian Pasta Salad. 1/2 cup Italian dressing. 1/2 cup green pepper, (cut into thin strips, about 1 1/2 Zesty Italian Pasta Salad. 1/2 cup Italian dressing
Italian Basa (Catfish)

Italian Basa (Catfish)

If using frozen fish nake sure it is fully thawed and patted dry of any moisture. Drizzle half the lemon juice on one side of the filet, sprinkle on the pepper & oregano,then pat them on the fish
Italian Rum Cream Cake

Italian Rum Cream Cake

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour two 9inch round tins. BUTTER RUM CAKE. 3 cups sifted cake flour
Italian Stromboli

Italian Stromboli

Simple yet delicious, this easy Italian Stromboli makes a perfect quick meal or snack. They have different options - Italian, Chicken Club, and even Buffalo Chicken
Italian Meatballs- seriously good stuff

Italian Meatballs- seriously good stuff

Also I learned from both my uncle and cousins (all great Italian cooks), that simmering the meatballs in sauce after frying them helps develop their flavor and keep them moist (preventing them from turning into hard little rocks)