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Italian Sloppy Joes Recipe

Looking for an excuse to dig in? These scrumptious Italian Sloppy Joes might be a mess-of-a-meal (three napkins required), but they`re also chock full of richly flavored beef that`s sandwiched between crisp garlic buns and topped with cheese (three kinds!) and basil. Yes, this Italian twist on the American classic is guaranteed to serve up (sloppy) smiles! More

Italian Sloppy Joes Recipe

Saucy Italian Meatball Sliders

Want the perfect cocktail party conversation starter? These Meatball Sliders will do all the talking…"Yum, yum, yum…" Smothered in a homemade, hearty tomato sauce and sandwiched between melted mozzarella, parmesan and soft buns, these Meatball Sliders will leave everyone speechless.



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Saucy Italian Meatball Sliders

Backseat Italians

Forget Backseat Drivers. In this `Funny or Die` video, a car comes with Backseat Italians. More

Backseat Italians

Creamy Pesto Pasta Salad Recipe

Basil is known as the “King of Herbs.” But garlic, the so-called “Stinking Rose,” is a lowly clove. Who’d ever think the two would get along so well? My Cuisinart, that’s who. This Creamy Pesto Pasta Salad is a family favorite, the perfect combination of basil, garlic and pine nuts. More

Creamy Pesto Pasta Salad Recipe

Spicy Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe

How do you turn tender meatballs into great balls of fire? Simple...just stop, drop and roll. As in, stop what you`re doing, drop the grocery bags and start rolling out these marvellous homemade meatballs. Paired with this robust and spicy spaghetti sauce, this easy dinner is going to get everyone fired up! More

Spicy Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe

Potato, Spinach and Gruyere Frittata Recipe

When it comes to breakfast and eggs, some countries like to play the heavyweights. The French with their finicky Hollandaise and fussy soufflés. The Brits with their deep-fried Scotch eggs. So, what’s the Italians’ secret for La Dolce Uovo? The easy- going frittata: a thick, hearty, open-faced omelet that can be served at any temperature, eaten at any meal, and, best of all, filled with whatever you like. We love this combo, but also adore peas, feta and mint... red peppers, onions and goat cheese... More

Potato, Spinach and Gruyere Frittata Recipe

Turkey Bolognese Lasagna Recipe

This Turkey Bolognese Lasagna is some seriously hearty (yet, somewhat light) comfort food. Start with the flavorful turkey bolognese (complete with tomatoes, herbs and white wine) sauce, spoon on the creamy Béchamel and pile up the chopped spinach and you`ve got one luscious lasagna. More

Turkey Bolognese Lasagna Recipe

Caprese Orzo Salad Recipe

What do you do when tomatoes aren`t in season but you`re craving the classic Italian Caprese Salad? Think inside the box, as in the box of year-round juicy and flavorful cherry tomatoes and the box of orzo pasta, tossed up with melt- in-your-mouth bocconcini and slivers of chopped sweet basil.  More

Caprese Orzo Salad Recipe

Quick and Easy Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

How do you get everyone to say `Mamma Mia` with each bite? Simply whip up this quick and easy Roasted Red Pepper Pasta, fusilli coated in a creamy (yet cream-free) pesto-like sauce of roasted red pepper, sun-dried tomatoes, Parmesan, almonds and olive oil. Mixed with fresh green peas and topped with ricotta and basil, who could resist? More

Quick and Easy Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

Spicy Pasta Puttanesca Recipe

Quick and easy, spicy and fragrant, robust and satisfying, it’s no wonder this Neapolitan dish, Pasta Puttanesca, is also known as “whore’s spaghetti.” Myth has it that prostitutes would use this aromatic sauce to lure men into their bordellos, so, unless you’re looking for unexpected visitors, keep your windows closed. More

Spicy Pasta Puttanesca Recipe

Homemade Fontina and Arugula Pizza Recipe

Why the big fuss over da Vinci’s painting? I mean, my sister is THE Mona Lisa – she’s got the brown eyes that follow me everywhere, the corners of her mouth in a slight upturn and a constant air of mystery. But she melts down like the Dali clock when I ask her how much longer until her master- piece – this crispy thin-crust pizza topped with nutty-tasting Fontina and arugula – comes out of the oven. More

Homemade Fontina and Arugula Pizza Recipe

Creamy White Bean Spread Recipe with Asiago Crackers

Some might have looked upon Jack as a most unsavvy businessman – trading a cow for 5 magic beans? Heck, even his mother sent him to bed with no supper. But I applaud him for his astute vision. I, too, think there’s nothing better than miraculous white beans, especially when mashed with garlic and piled atop savory cheese crackers. Fee-fi-fo-fum, I smell a scrumptious swap to come... my brother for 3 beans? More

Creamy White Bean Spread Recipe with Asiago Crackers

Tender Veal Osso Buco Recipe

Save on the airfare and bring Italy home with this foolproof recipe for Osso Buco. The Milanese specialty, perfectly tender, braised veal is simmered among fresh herbs, garlic, tomatoes and white wine, and then topped with a zesty Lemon Parsley Gremolata. Buon Appetito! More

Tender Veal Osso Buco Recipe

Four Cheese Mushroom Lasagna Recipe

How do you make vegetarian lasagna meaty? Start with 4 types of savory and substantial mushrooms, add in intensely robust sun-dried tomatoes and layer mild-to-sharp cheese throughout.  More

Four Cheese Mushroom Lasagna Recipe

Wild Mushroom Crostini Recipe with Parmesan and Mint

What can you whip together in under 20 minutes that`s guaranteed to wow your guests? These elegant mushroom- topped crostini, that`s what. Crusty, toasted bread sits beneath mushrooms that have been sautéed with shallots, garlic and white wine and then tossed with mint and Parmesan, creating the perfect bite to go alongside martinis and mojitos and margaritas and...  More

Wild Mushroom Crostini Recipe with Parmesan and Mint

How To Throw a Pizza Party

Get ready to easily transform your table into an Italian pizzeria, complete with delivery boxes, pizza cutters and fresh vegetables! More

How To Throw a Pizza Party

How to Throw a Pasta Party

Want to throw a party straight from the pantry? You can with this super fun and easy Pasta Party, a carb-fest guaranteed to satisfy every appetito! More

How to Throw a Pasta Party

Limoncello Martini Recipe

What do you do when life gives you lemons? Shake up this delicious Limoncello Martini, of course. Limoncello, the famous Southern Italian liqueur makes for the perfect base for this pucker-up vodka martini.


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Limoncello Martini Recipe

CAPRESE SALAD 2 WAYS

The epitome of Italian gastronomy is the Caprese Salad. This simple dish requires minimum execution time yet packs maximum flavour - Julie`s favourite kind of recipe! And because Lisa is an overachiever, she`s come up with two delicious versions: a Terrific-Two Caprese Salad AND a Caprese Orzo Salad. More

CAPRESE SALAD 2 WAYS

How to Make Ricotta Gnocchi

Find out just how easy it is to make Ricotta Gnocchi in our latest video!
The hardest part about it is pronouncing it (NOK-ee? NYO-ke? NEE-okee?).  More

How to Make Ricotta Gnocchi