You're sure to love the heavenly aroma and pleasant herb flavor of this tender bread from Lois Gelzer of Standish, Maine. "It's great with spaghetti and meatballs or most any Italian pasta dish," she suggests. Skip links
This has always been a favorite dish of our Sisters who work in a hospital. When we get back to the convent, it's a quick and easy recipe we've used for years. Served with Italian bread and a tossed salad, it makes an excellent meal. Skip links
I love to bake and cook, especially Italian dishes like this homemade ravioli recipe. In fact, my idea of a perfect day consists of cooking my family's favorite foods then watching them dig in!—Lori Daniels, Hartland, Michigan Skip links
My husband recalls that on more than one occasion while he was growing up, he stayed home from school sick, napped on the couch and woke to the aroma of his mother's freshly baked bread. That's enough to make anyone feel better!—Denise Baumert, Dalhart, Texas Skip links
A rich sauce coats this hearty combination of potatoes, carrots and bratwurst chunks. I adapted a baked stew recipe that appeared in a newspaper. This is so comforting on cold winter evenings. —Susan Holmes, Germantown, Wisconsin Skip links
"This mildly marinated flank steak is my son's favorite," reports Gayle Bucknam of Greenbank, Washington. "I usually slice it thinly and serve it with twice-baked potatoes and a green salad to round out the meal. Leftovers are great for French dip sandwiches." Skip links
This dish is a staple in our part of the country. My daughter Amber and I invented our version after eating at an Italian restaurant in St. Louis. We came pretty close to copying that dish, but added our own little twist. —Toni Holcomb, Rogersville, Missouri Skip links
I’m having a love affair with fries this month, first it was all about the Carnitas Street Fries and now these Baked Zucchini Fries are having a moment in my kitchen. I can’t say I’m mad about it though, healthier fries still taste amazing. Plus they take any meal from ordinary to somethin to talk … [LINK]Skip to content
When my husband and I needed a quick meal, I fixed this recipe using leftover ingredients. Unlike traditional Mexican quesadillas, it calls for Italian meats, cheeses and seasoning. Serve it with a green salad for a simple dinner for two. —Barbara Rupert, Edgefield, South Carolina Skip links
A colorful vegetable combination is mixed with Campbell's(R) Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup, Swiss cheese and sour cream, then topped with French fried onions and more Swiss cheese, and baked until golden and bubbly.
My family first tasted this rich, homemade lasagna recipe at a friend's home on Christmas Eve. We were so impressed that it became our own holiday tradition as well. I also prepare it other times of the year. This classic lasagna recipe is requested often by my sister's Italian in-laws—I consider that the highest compliment! —Lorri Foockle, Granville, Illinois Skip links
These Easy Vegetarian Stuffed mushrooms are made with mushrooms, spinach, onion, sweet red pepper, zesty seasonings, Parmesan cheese, and bread crumbs! Then, they're topped with an extra sprinkle of Parmesan cheese and baked until tender for a great appetizer or side dish for any occasion!
Garlic Parmesan Roasted Red Potatoes - red potatoes tossed in garlic, onion, paprika, Italian seasoning and parmesan cheese - SO delicious! A super quick and easy side dish. Ready for the oven in minutes! Great with burgers, chicken, steak and pork. The whole family loves these yummy potatoes!
Smothered Broccoli - fresh broccoli baked in bacon, brown sugar, butter, soy sauce and garlic. This is the most requested broccoli recipe in our house.Everybody gets seconds. SO good!! Great for a potluck. Everyone asks for the recipe! Super easy to make too! #broccoli #bacon #casserole #recipe
Who knew I (or more to the point, Paris) was so ahead of the curve? Last year, when I wrote about the preponderance of purple populating Paris, a few readers pointed out that the color orchid was named The Color of the Year by tastemakers, Pantone. And recently, I made Marsala-baked pears, only to find out that, yup – this year, Marsala is the color [LINK]
Philly Cheese Style Stuffed Peppers... WOW. Our family loves these so much, I rushed this recipe right to the head of the line so all of you can make them! Now Eric and I aren't exactly Philly Cheese Steak experts or anything. But these are a perfect way to get the rich flavor of the iconic American sandwich, without breaking the bank with carbs, calories, or ww points! 'How is it possible?' you may ask. For starters, I eliminated that grease-soaked bun, and loaded the delicious stuffing into baked bell peppers! This makes them low in carbs, but very high