Category Archives: Italian

Jan 2014
Meatball Pepperoni Hoagies

My husband and I only grew up about 90 miles from each other, but sometimes I think we grew up worlds apart. For example, that thing that you use to clean your floors? He calls it a sweeper. I call … Continue reading

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Dec 2013
Classic Four Cheese Lasagna

You’ve heard of engagement chicken, right? Theory behind it is, make this chicken recipe, and you’ll get any guy to fall in love with you and soon have a ring on your finger. Chicken is great, but for my husband? … Continue reading

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Jan 2013
Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs

What is about stuffing one thing into another that makes people go crazy? Stuffed breads, stuffed crust pizza, stuffed cookies, and now, mozzarella stuffed meatballs. They look like a typical meatball, but in the center you’ll find a gooey, warm … Continue reading

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Nov 2012
Pizza Pull-Apart Bread

Pizza is one of our favorite meals to make on the weekend. If you always have frozen pizza dough on hand like I do, it requires minimal prep work, and can easily be doctored with your favorite toppings to create … Continue reading

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Jun 2012
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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Jun 2012
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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May 2012
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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May 2012
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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Feb 2012
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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Feb 2012
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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