Bread is a major part of life in Italy, and the country boasts more than 350 varieties. Try making your own rustic Italian bread for a Sunday afternoon soup supper.
A variety of coatings makes these breadsticks an interesting side dish or appetizer bread. Coiled ends add flair.
This versatile dough can be frozen ahead and used to make lunch or dinner calzones any time you like.
Olive salad--piled onto ciabatta with layers of Italian meats and cheeses--distinguishes this sandwich from an ordinary sub.
Key Greek flavors--piquant kalamata olives, tangy feta cheese, and a touch of rosemary--reinvent a moist, high-rising country bread.
Made in a bread machine, this fruit-studded sweet bread remains Italian, even with American ease in baking. It's easy to make and fun to serve.
This focaccia bread recipe is a fruity and savory blend of red grapes, Romano cheese, and spices. As the bread bakes, the grapes become lightly roasted, turning soft and juicy.
Rich in vitamins, minerals and protein, Swiss chard brings life to this savory ciabatta. Aromatic garlic and rich butter infuse the chard with incredible flavor, balancing the greens' natural bitterness. When buying Swiss chard, look for tender leaves and crisp stalks. Store in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Serve this simple cheese bread as an appetizer or side with your favorite Italian dinner.
Mix this herbed-tomato wheat bread in your bread machine or by hand.
A little Parmesan cheese and fresh basil makes hot roll mix taste like homemade bread.
Dress up plain breadsticks with this quick-and-easy recipe that calls for dried tomatoes, Romano cheese, and rosemary. Use the make-ahead option when time is short.
Crisp, yeasty and thoroughly healthful, these breadsticks combine whole grains and cheese in a delightful way. Although millet is a common protein in much of the world, it's not so common here. Look for the neutral-tasting grain in the health food aisles of your supermarket.
Try this delicious sandwich that features spinach, turkey, and walnut on delicious bruschetta and is toasted to perfection.
Focaccia (foh-KAH-chee-ah) is an Italian yeast bread often topped with onion and herbs. This easy version starts with a hot roll mix.
For all the goodness of a pizza in a yummy sandwich, try this delicious recipe.
Refrigerated cooked beef and broiler-browned peppers team up on a crusty ciabatta bun in this quick-fix sandwich. If you cannot find whole grain ciabatta buns, just cut a whole grain baguette into 4 portions.