How to Make Perfectly Simple Tomato Sauce with Pasta and Parmigiano

Simple tomato sauce may sound boring, but it is a par for to measure skill. The trick is to have the right variety or combination of varieties of tomatoes.

Anellini al Forno

A traditional Sicilian dish reinvented to be vegetarian and include seasonal produce.

Tuscan Panzanella Salad

Panzanella is a simple, yet delicious, Tuscan dish made up of caramelized onions, diced tomatoes and freshly toasted croutons. Despite its simplicity, Panzanella is fresh, flavorful and healthy; a perfect meal by itself, or addition to any dinner menu.

Saffron Salmon Risotto

Saffron Salmon Risotto blends a plethora of flavors together into a sublime dish. Decadent and delicious, use this one to impress all your friends!

Crespelles with Kale, Prosciutto and Provolone

Crespelles, an Italian version of crepes, can be filled with anything. Add prosciutto and provolone, or a garlic and kale salad for a creative “sandwich.”

Spicy Pork Sausage Spaghetti

Spicy Pork Sausage Spaghetti is a simple, yet flavorful recipe that every home cook should have under their belt. It comes together quickly and tastes great.

Rustic Italian Black Chickpea Soup

Black Chickpea Soup, or zuppa di ceci neri, is a hearty, rustic Italian soup with a deep, rich flavor, which is a hallmark of the Puglia region.

Simple Pangritata Pasta with Fried Eggs

Sometimes called “poor man’s parmesan”, pangritata is a great way to use up stale bread. Enjoy the simple combo of lemon, parsley, garlic and caper flavors.

Tuscan-Style Chickpea Puree

A simple, rustic chickpea puree with pasta made flavorful with anchovies, garlic, and rosemary.

Roman Style Pizza

Simple is the name of the game for Roman Style Pizza. Simple, yet delicious. Fresh ingredients make this dish pop!

Warrigal Greens Gnocchi with Black Garlic

It may have a strange name, but Warrigal Greens Gnocchi with Black Garlic is a great way to showcase a lesser known ingredient with a unique taste.

Heirloom Tomato and Burrata Pizza

Heirloom Tomato and Burrata Pizza not only tastes delicious, but looks incredible! Crisp and robust flavors pop all over, creating a unique dish.

End of Summer Pasta Salad

Give summer one last hurrah with this End of Summer Pasta Salad. Fresh, seasonal vegetables pair with perfectly cooked pasta for an ideal summer sendoff.

Carbonara Arancini

Carbonara Arancini do need some hands-on time, but offer a genuine taste of Italy. Hearty rice and delicious cheese top off a fantastic dish.

Pasta with Italian Prosciutto and Green Peas

The final word in Italian comfort food, Pasta with Prosciutto and Green Peas is hearty, delicious and easy to make.

Homemade Ricotta Gnocchi

Homemade Ricotta Gnocchi is ready to eat in 30 mins, making for a quick, filling and most importantly, delicious meal!

Caprese Panini

Conquer lunch with this Caprese Panini. Simple, yet oh so flavorful. Never go without a great lunch again!

Bacon and Sage Pasta with Chanterelles

The cool weather is setting in and Bacon and Sage Pasta with Chanterelles is the perfect way to warm up. Fend off the Fall chills with this hearty dish.

Smoked Turkey Sausage Tortellini

This Smoked Turkey Sausage Tortellini Pasta is the ultimate quick meal. Roasted vegetables, cheese filled tortellini and salty turkey sausage come together for a wonderful dish.

Tuscan Pici Pasta

Tuscan pici pasta is a traditional dish made with handmade pasta. Pici are robust and can take on any kind of sauce to compliment their unique texture.

Mushroom and Creamed Leek Risotto

Mushroom and Creamed Leek Risotto turns the flavor dial way past eleven. Earthy mushrooms compliment the creamy leeks and the texture of the risotto.

Toasted Pappardelle with Chanterelles and Hazelnuts

Toasted Pappardelle with Chanterelles and Hazelnuts is a unique way of making homemade pasta. Toasting the flour deepens the flavor and adds richness.

Stuffed Artichokes

Stuffed Artichokes look difficult, but they’re actually quite easy to prepare. Once you get the hang of this Italian classic you’ll be sure to try it again!

Casarecce Pasta with Lamb Sausage and Kale

Casarecce with Lamb Sausage and Baby Kale is a great, no-fuss dinner that is packed with flavor. Simple, flexible and delicious.

Red Pepper Pistou Pasta

Red Pepper Pistou Pasta is a unique mix. Pistou, a French twist on Italian Pesto, still has the fresh flavor that you expect with a traditional Pesto.

The Perfect Bucatini all’amatriciana

Bucatini all’amatriciana is the quintessential Italian classic. Simple, elegant and all around delicious. Perfect.

Crockpot Roasted Garlic Tomato Soup

Crockpot Roasted Garlic Tomato Soup is the perfect way to take advantage of all the ripe and in-season tomatoes. Using a crockpot makes this dish easy.

Tomato Sauce Poached Eggs

Tomato Sauce Poached Eggs are the quintessential rustic Italian meal. Breakfast, lunch or dinner, they’ll make for a quick and cozy part of your day.

Fettuccine Alfredo Primavera

Light, fresh and meatless. Fettuccine Alfredo Primavera is the right choice for a light meal, first course or vegetarian entree.

Summer Tomato Ricotta Tart

Summer Tomato Ricotta Tart is a wonderful summer dish. Sweet tomatoes compliment the flaky, buttery crust and pop with flavorful juices.

Peach and Blackberry Summer Panino

A Peach and Blackberry Summer Panino is the perfect way to take advantage of fresh, summer fruits while they are still in season.

Pasta with a Light Tomato Cream Sauce

Pasta with a Light Tomato Cream Sauce is a simple yet classic combination of flavors that’s light enough to stand on its own as a great dish.

Pasta Puttanesca

Pasta Puttanesca is an Italian classic. A tangy and somewhat salty pasta dish, it’s become a staple throughout kitchens the world over.

Mushroom Trifolati with Homemade Chips

Mushroom Trifolati is normally served as a side dish all over Italy. The addition of crisp, homemade chips turns this dish into the perfect first course.

Spelt Orecchiette with Peas

It’s never to late too enjoy the flavors of the season. Spelt Orecchiette with Spring Peas combines the fresh taste of peas with a healthy take on pasta.

Garlic Parmesan Pasta

The fresh garlic in this Parmesan pasta dish balances with other ingredients in a way that will rock you a new groove.

Truffle Risotto with Roasted Carrots

The creaminess of the risotto is complimented by the crispness of the roasted carrots, made even tastier with porcini salt and the aroma of truffles.

Summer Tomato Risotto

Summer is the peak of tomato season. This summer tomato risotto takes advantage of the bright, fresh flavors of the tomato by letting it shine in this dish.

Grilled Pancetta and Melon Pizza

Grilled Pancetta and Melon Pizza is a great summertime dish. The sweet-savory combination of melons and pancetta pairs well with the smokiness of the crust.

Gluten Free Pizza Margherita

The crust of Gluten Free Pizza Margherita is made of vegetables, so it’s safe for those with a gluten allergy, and a way to increase your dose of veggies.

Penne with Zucchini, Pancetta and Ricotta

Combining fresh vegetables, creamy cheese and crisp pancetta, Penne with Zucchini, Pancetta and Ricotta is a quick, simple and flavorful dish.

Sweet Pea Gnocchi with Tarragon Pea Cream

Sweet Pea Gnocchi is light in texture, but full of flavor. The Tarragon Pea Cream sauce enhances the fresh flavor of the peas. It’s one last taste of spring.

Baked Ricotta with Spring Peas and Lemon

Full-fat ricotta is browned with breadcrumbs and baked with peas, lemon, sage, garlic, and onions. Take a whiff and then dig in!

Ramp Pesto Pizza with Razor Clams

Ramps pack a pungent, garlicky flavor that makes for a great pesto. They pair well with the natural sweetness of Razor Clams to round off a delicious pizza.

Tuscan Classes: Pici – “Fat Spaghetti”

Pici, or “Fat Spaghetti,” is a a traditional Tuscan pasta that is easy to make.…

Simple Vegan Pesto

Vegan Pesto is simple to make and bursting with healthy and wholesome ingredients. It’s so good, that your guests won’t be able to tell the difference.

Simply Stuffed Calamari

Calamari Ripieni, or Stuffed Calamari, are simple to make, versatile and delicious. Appetizer or entree, these inexpensive morsels will fill any role.

Chicken Meatballs with Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce

Sun-dried tomato cream sauce that is a touch sweet, pairs perfectly with chicken meatballs.

Grilled Fig and Prosciutto Pizza

Grilled Fig and Prosciutto Pizza is the perfect way to entertain a crowd. Sweet, salty and smokey all at the same time. Delicious.

Pappardelle with Artichokes and Shrimp

Sant’Erasmo is the northernmost area producing artichokes in Italy. Farmers in southern regions like Lazio…

Gnocchi alla Romana

Learn to make the basic Gnocchi alla Romana made with semolina and authentic Parmigiano.

Gluten-Free Baked Chicken Meatballs

This recipe adds a healthy twist to an Italian staple, by using gluten-free oats instead of breadcrumbs. The result is just as flavorful as the original.

Hearty Bucatini Bolognese

Bolognese is a hearty, meat based, thick sauce cooked over low heat. Enjoy with bucatini to drive away the unpredictably chilly spring nights

Fettuccine with Black Olives, Garlic and Anchovies

Salty olives and anchovies envelop layers of fettuccine pasta for a simple meal with robust and fresh flavors.

An Italian Spring: Cavatelli and Rigatoni

Nowhere is spring sweeter than in Italy. Find Italy in your very own kitchen through a bounty of vegetable forward dishes and airy cheeses.

Smoked Mozzarella Frittata with Spring Arugula

Frittata is a versatile dish that works with many ingredients anytime of day. Try this with mozzarella, arugula and sweet potatoes for tons of flavor.

Pea and Spinach Pesto Pasta

Pea and Spinach Pesto Pasta proves that being a simple dish doesn’t mean you lack any pizzazz. Fresh garden flavors are the star in this dish.

Eggplant and Potato Gnocchi

Eggplant and Potato Gnocchi are a unique spin on a classic Italian dish. While subtle, the eggplant gives the gnocchi its own distinct flavor.

Sweet Potato Gnocchi and Sage Sauce

Sweet Potato Gnocchi and Sage Sauce is a hearty, rustic dish with bold flavors.

Rustic Chickpea Pasta

Rustic Pasta with Chickpeas is a traditional dish, often considered to be food for the poor, but is packed with both flavor and nutrition.