Tuscan Recipe for Peasant Tomato Salad

This recipe is an old Italian recipe. It is fun to do with kids because it uses old bread which you make soggy and then press it out. Kids will love it! This is a quick dish that peasants used to make because it used what they had on hand – in this case old...

How to Make Rice and Turkey Casserole

This recipe is a great Italian recipe that I got from my sister in law Mary who is an excellent cook – and when I say excellent… I really mean excellent! She taught me how to make this recipe when I was on the hunt for recipes when I first got married into...

Simple and Traditional Italian Meatloaf

This Italian meatloaf recipe is easy to make. It is a basic meatloaf which I tend to enjoy the most. But of course, you can modify it by adding spinach, basil, diced etc. A basic Italian meatloaf is like eating a big tasty meatball. Well, that’s how I think of...

How to Make Stuffed Pasta Shells

If you’re looking to make a very impressive meal, this is in the top 3 on my list hands down.  Italian stuffed pasta shells not only has a great appearance, but it is actually very easy to make – as you’ll see in my video below. I like this recipe...

How to Make Italian Orzo Risotto

Risotto is considered a Northern Italian dish and is often used with a special white rice called Arborio.  However, much to the dismay of risotto experts and enthusiasts, I use pasta to make a risotto-like dish. This risotto-like recipe is great for those wanting to...

How to Make Ricotta Spinach Pizza

This recipe is a ricotta spinach pizza and is a great alternative to a standard pizza. The recipe can be made for dinner if you eat light.  I say that because it’s not a super filling heavy type pizza.  It’s very light.  So I typically use it for lunch. If...

How to Make Italian Ricotta Pie

If you like cheesecake and/or custard – you must try this Italian recipe for dessert.  Italian ricotta pie has a very similar consistency as a regular cheesecake. Really? Ricotta? Yes.  I decided to create this recipe not because I wanted to, but because my...

How to Make a Simple Italian Potato Salad

Potato salads are an American classic recipe.  A picnic without a potato salad just doesn’t seem like a real picnic, right? This potato salad however has an Italian twist by using oil and vinegar instead of mayo, and uses Italian ingredients like garlic and...

How to Make an Easy Potato Frittata

Frittatas are like egg omelets, but open faced. They are more commonly made in Italy and other European countries than they are here in the Americas. They are perfect for breakfast, or a light lunch. The beauty about any kind of recipe such as this Italian one, is you...