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Alfredo Sauce

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Alfredo Sauce This rich Italian sauce can be served over pasta or as a dip for focaccia bread or raw vegetables. Preparation: 1 – In a large saucepan, bring the cream to a simmer over medium heat. Reduce the cream to 4 cups. 2 – Remove from heat, sprinkle in the cheese and pepper, and […]

Vitello al Forno

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Baked Veal – Vitello al Forno If you have some leftover rice or risotto in the house, feel free to use it in place of the brown rice called for in this Italian recipe. Preparation: 1 – Preheat oven to 375F. Lightly grease a loaf pan with 1 tbsp of the olive oil. Clean the […]

Lobster Risotto

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Lobster Risotto Making this Italian seafood recipe, takes a little extra work to buy the whole lobsters and prep them to retrieve the chunks of meat, but everyone will love the taste and elegance of this creamy and fragrant Italian dish! Preparation: 1 – Split the warm lobsters in half lengthwise. Remove the tail meat […]

Pasta con Pomodori Secchi e Ricotta

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Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Ricotta This delicious mixture of fresh and sun-dried tomatoes makes a lovely sweet-flavored sauce that is perfect with any shape of pasta. The addition of the ricotta at the very end adds a lovely creamy texture to the overall dish. This is one of my favorite Italian recipes. Mangiare! Preparation: […]

Melanzane alla Parmigiana

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Baked Eggplants with Tomato and Mozzarella This delectable combination of flavors and textures makes this Italian recipe a classic! You can also use potatoes, zucchini, or artichoke hearts or a combination of them all. Plenty of crusty bread for mopping is essential. Mangiare! Preparation: 1 – Cut the eggplants into disks and discard the ends. […]

Bistecca alla Fiorentina

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Florentine Steak Bistecca alla Fiorentina is traditionally made using T-bone steaks, but you could make it using ordinary, very thick-cut rump, sirloin, or even fillet steak as well. As long as the meat is of a very high quality, it will taste delicious, even if it’s not entirely authentic! The marinating time is quite long, […]

Classic Italian Rice Salad

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Classic Italian Rice Salad – insalata di riso A real classic Italian recipe for any Italian summer! For the best presentation and taste, make sure the vegetables are cut evenly. Remember to dress the vegetables and the rice while they are still warm so they absorb the flavors from the other ingredients. This is a […]

Olive Oil and Garlic Sauce

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Olive Oil and Garlic Sauce The key to aglio e olio (garlic and oil) is to cook the garlic slowly to tame its bite but without causing it to burn and become bitter. It’s hard to make this sauce with much less oil – the pasta will be bland and dry. Put the pasta (use […]

Carbonara Sauce

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Carbonara Sauce With bacon, eggs, and cheese, this Italian sauce, which should be served with spaghetti, is an indulgence. Pancetta, Italian bacon that is cured but not smoked, is more authentic, but regular smoked American bacon is fine as well. For a sharper cheese flavor, replace 1/4 cup of the Parmesan with an equal amount […]

Bolognese Sauce

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Bolognese Sauce Italy’s most famous meat sauce hails from Bologna. While many Italian recipes use a variety of ground meats, pancetta, prosciutto, and/or mushrooms, I prefer the simple, intense flavors of beef and tomatoes, fortified with wine, milk, and aromatic vegetables. Ground beef is first sauteed with onions, carrots, and celery until no longer pink. […]