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Quick Crispy Green Bean Salad

Younger children might ask if the beans in this flavorful salad came from Jack’s magic beanstalk. The dish is an excellent addition to a party spread, whether as a side or an appetizer. Add the hot sauce to give it an extra kick.
—Lily Julow, Lawrenceville, GA

Italian Sausage and Fennel Soup

Many years ago I watched chef and TV personality Mario Batali make an Italian soup that had fennel, garlic and...


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The Best Marinara Sauce

I developed this recipe with a friend to make the most of a bumper crop of tomatoes. Now we like...


Lemony Shrimp & Mushroom Linguine

My husband made this for me shortly before we married. I made some slight tweaks to the recipe over the...


Italian Chicken Meatball and Bean Soup

In North Dakota, it's pretty common for winter temps to fall below zero. Hearty soups like this are a must....

Power Lasagna

When my husband and I wanted to live healthier, our first step was to eat more power foods, such as...


Garden Minestrone

At Italian restaurants, I always order minestrone. After doing many trial-and-error batches, I developed a hearty veggie soup my whole...

Warm Fava Bean & Pea Salad

This is a springtime staple in my house; my mom has been making it forever. I know that when the...


Easy Tortellini Spinach Soup

This is the easiest soup you will ever make—believe me! I always keep the ingredients on hand, so if I'm...


Crowd-Size Spaghetti Sauce

Crowd-Size Spaghetti Sauce, a classic meaty main dish, come from Donna Bennet of Bramalea, Ontario. She writes,"This is the best...


Spaghetti with Fresh Tomato Sauce

When my mom made this spaghetti sauce, the house would smell so good that I'd open the windows to torture...

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Cioppino-Style Soup

This classic San Fransisco soup makes an easy, healthy and flavorful dinner. I serve it every New Year's Eve, and...


Italian Sausage Vegetable Soup

With spaghetti sauce, noodles and Italian seasonings, this soup tastes like spaghetti! It's so easy, even our preteen daughter can...


Minestrone

Vegetables and herbs fresh from my garden make this one of our favorite soups. This recipe makes a lot, so...


Chicken Escarole Soup with Meatballs

This is an old recipe from southern Italy. My mother gave it to me when I was first married. It...


Cheese Ravioli with Veggies

When pasta and veggies are on the menu, my sons get to the table fast. The frozen medley is so...

Italian Sausage Zucchini Soup

My mom used to make this recipe. Whenever I decide to make it, it reminds me of her, taking me...


Authentic Pasta Carbonara

I learned on my culinary internship in Tuscany that real Italian cuisine is simpler than you think! This carbonara is...


Hearty Ragu Bolognese

My robust ragu combines ground beef, sausage and chicken. Serve it over any type of pasta or baked or fried...


One-Pot Meaty Spaghetti

I used to help my mom make this when I was growing up, and the recipe stuck. It was a...


Bow Ties with Sausage & Asparagus

We love asparagus, so I look for ways to go green. This pasta dish comes together fast on hectic nights...


Beef Bolognese with Linguine

After much research, tasting and tweaking, I finally came up with this beef bolognese recipe, based on a dish from...


Artichoke & Lemon Pasta

While sailing in the Mediterranean, we tasted a lemony artichoke pasta. I developed my own version of it that our...


Spicy Sausage Soup with Tortellini

This soup is such a family treasure, both my daughters asked for the recipe when they moved out on their...

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Spaghetti for 100

Spaghetti for 100 comes from Marilyn Monroe of Lansing, Michigan. "A club I belong to used this main dish for...


Three-Cheese Meatball Mostaccioli

When my husband travels for work, I make a special dinner for my kids to keep their minds off missing...


Italian Sausage Kale Soup

My mom dehydrates the last pick of tomatoes from her garden each fall—perfect for quick soups like this one. When...


Shortcut Sausage Minestrone

I call this surprisingly good soup my magic soup because of its soothing powers. My daughter-in-law always asks for it...


One-Pot Spinach Beef Soup

My idea of a winning weeknight meal is this beefy soup that simmers in one big pot. Grate some Parmesan...


Christina’s Italian Wedding Soup

I'm big on soups with tiny meatballs and pasta. I double the meatballs, poach them in the broth, remove half...