Italian Pasta Dishes

Make the Takeout: Italian Favorites to Cook at Home

Make the Takeout: Italian Favorites to Cook at Home

Try some of your favorite dishes from Italian restaurants at home the next time a craving strikes—most are easier to make than you might think!

30-Minute Pasta Recipes: Ravioli with Red Clam Sauce

30-Minute Pasta Recipes: Ravioli with Red Clam Sauce

This pasta recipe takes less than 30 minutes to make and the great taste will make everyone think you spent all day working on it!

Easy Chicken Recipes: 30-Minute Marinara

Easy Chicken Recipes: 30-Minute Marinara

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Now and Later Baked Ziti: Dinner for $10

Now and Later Baked Ziti: Dinner for $10

Baked ziti: what's not for the entire family to love?

When in Rome, Cook as the Romans Do

When in Rome, Cook as the Romans Do

While traveling in Rome, I learned to cook two traditional dishes. That cooking class was the best souvenir I could ask for.

Easy Avocado Basil Pasta: 30-Minute Meal

Easy Avocado Basil Pasta: 30-Minute Meal

Easy dinner recipes are what we all want on a busy weeknight, and this one for Avocado Basil Pasta, made with bow ties here, is a real winner.   But there’s one delicious word left out of the title, and that is BACON. Can you imagine ...more

Risotto’s Big Secret — It’s Easy to Make!

Risotto’s Big Secret — It’s Easy to Make!

  Risotto is one of the most elegant dishes to come out of the Italian kitchen. All that gorgeous plump-and-creamy rice blended with herbs, vegetables, chicken, seafood — anything you like, really — just can’t be matched anywhere ...more

Quick Meat Sauce and Shells: 30-Minute Meal

Quick Meat Sauce and Shells: 30-Minute Meal

Hearty pasta dinners are the thing to warm our hearts — and stomachs — on these cool fall evenings. But they can’t take too long — no stirring a pot of red sauce for hours and hours. Who’s got the time?   That’s ...more

Fast Chicken Fettuccine Recipe: 30-Minute Meal

Fast Chicken Fettuccine Recipe: 30-Minute Meal

Fast chicken. Fast pasta. The two were made for each other — a marriage that aims to save you time in the kitchen on a busy weeknight but still allow you to put a family-friendly meal on the table.   This recipe for Fast Chicken ...more

8 Great Fennel Recipes: What to Make From Your Own Garden

8 Great Fennel Recipes: What to Make From Your Own Garden

Okay, what exactly is fennel? Well, it’s kind of hard to describe, except to say that fennel is basically an herb.   Yes, an herb, but not one that looks anything like parsley, basil, or rosemary. (We hope you planted all those ...more

Quick Campanelle Pasta with Peas & Artichokes: 30-Minute Meal

Quick Campanelle Pasta with Peas & Artichokes: 30-Minute Meal

A quick and easy main dish that you can throw on the table in less than 30 minutes but is good enough to serve for company is the kind of recipe we tend to make over and over again. So get ready for Quick Campanelle with Peas and Artichokes, ...more

McDonald’s Italy Debuts ‘Big Mac’ Pasta Salad

McDonald’s Italy Debuts ‘Big Mac’ Pasta Salad

You say you love big pasta salads (like the one shown here), the ultimate easy dish for great summer cookouts and potluck picnics?   Get ready for the Big Mac Salad, brought to you by McDonald’s Italy and the 136-old-Italian company ...more

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