Quick and Easy Italian Dishes

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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20 Fabulously Fast & Flavorful Dinners: Big Taste, Little Effort

20 Fabulously Fast & Flavorful Dinners: Big Taste, Little Effort

When it comes to making dinner, all too often it seems we have two options: the quick-and-easy route or the laborious “special occasion” meals that leave you almost too tired to enjoy them.   What if there was a happy ...more

8 Easy Comfort Dinners for the <i>Rest</i> of Holiday Week

8 Easy Comfort Dinners for the Rest of Holiday Week

Christmas has me so scared. Fourteen boxes got here via UPS yesterday. Big boxes, meaning lots and lots of wrapping. My children and my six-week-old granddaughter Alice also arrived yesterday. Obviously they’re more important than the ...more

Quick Chicken Parmigiana: 30-Minute Meal

Quick Chicken Parmigiana: 30-Minute Meal

When it comes to chicken parmesan, it really doesn’t matter how you spell it. Take this recipe for Quick Chicken Parmigiana, which uses the authentic Italian spelling parmigiana, a fancier word than “parmesan” but one that by ...more

Shrimp Piccata — Easy & Elegant 30-Minute Meal

Shrimp Piccata — Easy & Elegant 30-Minute Meal

Shrimp is always good. Nobody doesn’t like shrimp. Italian is even better. Who doesn’t like Italian food? And EASY is best of all.   This great recipe for  Shrimp Piccata hits all the high notes by being elegant enough to ...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

World’s Best Pizza? With a Pizza Cocktail on the Side?

World’s Best Pizza? With a Pizza Cocktail on the Side?

Most of us think of pizza as Italian. It is. Pizza was born in Naples during the mid-19th century: The famous, and very simple, Margherita, named for the queen of Italy, really was the world’s first pizza.   But what about a pizza ...more

20 Best Super-Easy Dinner Recipes: Dinner in a Flash!

20 Best Super-Easy Dinner Recipes: Dinner in a Flash!

If we lived our lives like TV chefs, making dinner would always be a marathon: slow, steady and with plenty of breaks. Here in the real world, dinnertime at my house (and probably yours, too!) more often resembles a sprint: a mad dash to get ...more

MyPlate Meal: Healthy Vegetable Pizza and Salad

MyPlate Meal: Healthy Vegetable Pizza and Salad

Pizza is something you’re bound to find just about anywhere you go in the world. And with good reason; Pizza is among humanity’s greatest achievements. Not to forget dear Naples, which came up with the Margherita (named after the ...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

Italian Market Pasta Salad: 30-Minute Meal

Italian Market Pasta Salad: 30-Minute Meal

Quick and easy dinner recipes are what we want this summer. But we also want light and healthy. And — hey — who doesn’t love pasta, all year long?   Found: The perfect recipe. Italian Market Pasta Salad sure ticks all the boxes ...more

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