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Our Italian recipes will make you say “buon appetito.” Check out our classic Italian recipes and our quick and easy recipes, too!

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    Slow-Cooker Spumoni Cake

    I created this spumoni cake for a holiday potluck one year. It has become my most requested dessert. If you prefer, substitute semisweet chocolate chips for the white chocolate. —Lisa Renshaw, Kansas City, Missouri

    Blueberry Almond Biscotti

    ????These biscotti are the perfect treats for an indoor tea party or an outdoor garden party! If you’re not a...


    Apricot Dessert Bruschetta

    2 reviews

    Years ago, my mother took a trip to Italy, and this recipe reminds her of the sun-kissed fruits from the...


    Bananas Foster Gelato

    2 reviews

    The classic combination of bananas and rum is reinvented as an ice cream dish that's even better with ribbons of...


    Mango Tiramisu

    1 review

    I love tiramisu and I wanted to make one with summer flavors. I swapped the Grand Marnier and Malibu rum...

    Strawberry Ricotta Bruschetta

    3 reviews

    Here's an interesting spin on bruschetta. The creamy ricotta cheese spread is an ideal complement to the sweet, minty strawberry...


    Mexican Chocolate Biscotti

    Nancy C. Evans of Phoenix, Arizona captured the spicy cinnamon flavor of Mexican chocolate in her original recipe for biscotti....

    Mixed Berry Tiramisu

    1 review

    Because I love tiramisu, I came up with this deliciously refreshing twist on the traditional coffee-flavored Italian dessert. Fresh softened...


    Italian Orange-Fig Cookies

    This is one of the first holiday cookies I made when I found out I could no longer eat gluten....


    Tilapia with Lemon Caper Sauce

    3 reviews

    My husband and I are always trying to increase the amount of fish in our diet. This recipe is fast,...


    Lemon Parmesan Orzo

    3 reviews

    A splash of lemon and a shower of chopped parsley make this orzo one of my family's most-requested sides. It's...

    Strawberries with Vanilla Mascarpone and Balsamic Drizzle

    Fresh strawberries shine in this simple, but sophisticated delicacy. The balsamic vinegar syrup add an interesting sweet-savory quality to the...


    Lemon Beans with Prosciutto

    1 review

    There’s nothing ordinary about these green beans. Prosciutto and white wine make them decadent and special. —Lori Wiese, Humboldt, Minnesota


    Mushroom Panzanella

    My variation on Italian bread salad pairs nicely with grilled or roasted meats. It offers a sensational blend of tastes...


    Lemony Shrimp & Mushroom Linguine

    1 review

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


    Bocconcini & Strawberry Bruschetta

    If you had to capture summer in a salad, this would be it. Mozzarella pearls are infused with a sweet...

    Lemon-Feta Angel Hair

    6 reviews

    Serve this simple pasta side with any light chicken or fish dish, or, for an easy entree, toss it with...


    Rustic Fig, Onion & Pear Tart

    4 reviews

    “This recipe was one of my first creations, and it combines flavors I love. They work together well and are...


    Lemon Salmon with Basil

    2 reviews

    At our house we opt for healthy foods, and this lemony salmon with basil is a knockout in the good-for-you...


    Moist Lemon Herb Chicken

    4 reviews

    I wanted a healthy, flavorful chicken recipe that was fast, easy and a real crowd-pleaser. I got lucky and hit...


    Wheat Berry Salad with Artichokes and Cranberries

    Every year at Christmastime, I serve this hearty and colorful salad. If you like, prepare it ahead of time and...


    Lemon Risotto with Broccoli

    4 reviews

    A creamy, rich party-special alternative to potatoes. —Judy Grebetz, Racine, Wisconsin


    Quick Anise Fruit Bowl

    This refreshing medley has become a family favorite for breakfast and brunch. You could even serve the fruit with a...


    Spooky Pizza

    Pizza is always a hit, and it’s even better with a homemade touch. This simple recipe gives this pizza a...

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    Cherry Cannoli Cups

    Here’s a sweet taste of Italy without a lot of fuss. The cute little cups, filled with a rich cherry-cheese...


    Sweetened Ricotta with Berries

    Ricotta is a lovely "fast" cheese that can be made from whole milk, skim milk or whey. This creamy dessert...


    Peach Gelato

    3 reviews

    This heavenly, creamy gelato looks as good as it tastes. The mild, refreshing peach flavor will make everyone a fan....


    Fig & Almond Cookies

    2 reviews

    In our family, holiday cookies—like these nutty fig ones—are a big deal. I'm so proud to be passing on this...


    Lemon-Shrimp Fettuccine

    2 reviews

    This pasta recipe is one-pot easy and doesn't make a mess out of your kitchen. To give it a healthier...


    Cranberry Chicken Focaccia

    1 review

    “This recipe takes chicken to new heights. Combining some of our favorite ingredients, it’s a real hit with everyone I...