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the most delicious creamy shrimp alfredo pasta ready to eat with huge red Argentinian shrimp on top of a zigzag regional egg pasta

Easy Shrimp Fettuccini Alfredo Pasta Recipe (w/Parmigiano Cream)

Shrimp alfredo pasta is made with sautéed garlic shrimp, tossed in a Parmigiano-Reggiano cream sauce with chewy ribbons of Italian egg pasta. It’s a restaurant-quality pasta alfredo recipe that’s so delicious, simple to make, and won’t leave you feeling like you need to take a nap. Sweet Argentinian red shrimp […]

a shallow platter with perfectly cooked tender shrimp scampi with butter and olive oil, sliced scallions and parsley

Delicious Shrimp Scampi for Two (or a Crowd)

This is the best shrimp scampi recipe and it’s ready in just under 15 minutes! Tender sweet shrimp covered in a buttery, garlicky blanket of Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, scallions, parsley, and a hint of red pepper flakes — Seafood perfection on a plate. This shrimp recipe is not only a house […]

Beautiful orange crispy-edged pumpkin focaccia with rosemary and dimpled everywhere on top.

Easy Pumpkin Focaccia Bread (Focaccia alla Zucca)

This all-natural homemade Focaccia Pumpkin bread recipe is the perfect way to use up that leftover canned pumpkin or use one of our favorite squashes — the Japanese Kabocha. With just a few basic ingredients this ultra-soft (pumpkin-colored) squishy Italian bread is ready for making focaccia pizza, panini with prosciutto […]

A braising dish filled with fat bigoli egg pasta noodles covered in duck ragù

How to Make Venetian Duck Ragù w/Bigoli Pasta (Bigoli al Ragù d’Anatra)

This Italian duck ragù recipe is down-home regional Italian cooking at its very best. Italy is celebrated for its endless pasta sauces and ragùs, but surprisingly, one of the most famous and delicious of them all isn’t really that well-known outside of Italy. But that’s changing. Bigoli al Ragù d’Anatra […]

a bowl full of Reginelle tagliatelle pasta which is a tagliatelle egg pasta with zigzagged edges (with a beautiful beef ragù mixed in)

Tagliatelle al Ragù (Northern Italian Beef Ragù w/Pasta)

Northern Italy is known for its varied and delicious ragùs. And this classic beef ragù comes from Emilia-Romagna. A region that you may know as the gastronomic powerhouse where Ragù alla Bolognese, Prosciutto di Parma, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, tortellini, and balsamic vinegar all come from — just to name a few. […]

closeup of baked ziti with tomatoes and cheese covered pasta noodles some gooey and some crispy

Baked Ziti with Ragù (from Scratch)

If you’re looking for a warm, cozy pasta dish to make right now, this piping hot, ooey-gooey (easy) baked ziti recipe is the one. With its beefy Italian ragù, perfectly chewy pasta, fresh mozzarella, and Parmigiano cheese it’s pasta al forno the whole family will love. This is a great […]

closeup of a braiser dish filled with spaghetti with zucchini and Grana Padano cheese

Simple & Delicious Pasta alle Zucchine (Spaghetti with Zucchini)

This classic Italian zucchini pasta is perfect for busy weeknight dinners or when you’re fridge is nearly empty. If you’ve got spaghetti and zucchini, you’re more than halfway there. Pan-seared zucchini rounds, garlic, extra virgin olive oil, and a little grated Grana Padano or Parmesan cheese are all you need to […]

white asparagus cooking in a cast iron skillet with bits of crispy ham sprinkled on top

White Asparagus w/Crispy Ham (Italy’s Other White Wonder)

White Italian asparagus is considered a delicacy and if you’re looking for an easy and delicious way to highlight this spring and early summer veggie, this recipe is a good place to start. The spears are perfectly cooked using the traditional Italian method before taking a little detour in a […]

a beautifully broiled diver sea scallop in its shell with slightly crispy and golden brown edges and glistening in oil

Easy Italian Diver Scallops au Gratin (Capesante Gratinate)

The fresh flavor of Sweet Diver Sea Scallops is front and center in this seafood gratin recipe.  “Capesante Gratinate” or Scallops Gratin is one of the easiest Italian seafood recipes you’ll ever make. And it only takes 6 to 8 minutes under the broiler for these little gems to cook […]

Garganelli pasta with shrimp and tomato sauce in a pasta bowl.

15-Minute Shrimp Pasta w/Garganelli (the Italian Way)

We cook all kinds of shrimp pasta but this garganelli recipe is probably our favorite of the bunch. It’s the one that probably gets made the most anyway because it takes just 15 minutes from start to finish. With just 5 ingredients this healthy shrimp pasta has become a regular […]

Radiatore Pasta with Sautéed Zucchini + Corn

This delicious corn and zucchini pasta recipe is filled with garden-fresh sweet corn and summer zucchini and takes less than 30 minutes to make. So, if you’re looking to try out a new pasta shape, or just trying to get the kiddos to eat more veggies, this is a really […]

a serving of plated pasta in a white pasta bowl with bits of golden brown garlic bits and crispy prosciutto bits glistening with olive oil

Spaghetti Aglio Olio e Peperoncino w/Crispy Prosciutto

Pretty much everyone loves spaghetti, from the youngest among us to the oldest of sweet Oldies.  This pasta is based on “Spaghetti Aglio e Olio” but has a porky prosciutto di Parma twist — a bit of crispy fried prosciutto adds a slightly smokey flavor-bomb finish to each bite. And […]

closeup of a white pasta bowl filled with spaghetti and clams

Italian Spaghetti with Clams (Spaghetti alle Vongole)

Spaghetti alle Vongole (or as you may already know it, Spaghetti with clams) is one of our top 3 favorite pasta dishes.  This briny delicious pasta tastes exactly like the salty sea the clams come from.  It’s the perfect seafood pasta to make right now and pretty easy to get […]

a plate full of green crepes stacked on top of one another

Basil-Parmigiano Savory Crêpes

If you love basil or just need a little savory crêpe inspiration this Italian-inspired green crêpe recipe starts with fresh basil from the garden and grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese.  Add a little milk, eggs, and melted butter and you have yourself a delicious savory crêpe that can be used for […]

closeup of fresh egg maccheroni pasta with purple and red sauce

Fresh San Marzano + Purple Carrot Tomato Sauce w/Maccheroni

This simple and rustic naturally purple’ish San Marzano tomato sauce is not to be underestimated. With just a few quality ingredients you can be enjoying a big ole bowl of beautiful, sweet, tomatoey pasta with chewy ‘pasta fresca’ (fresh egg pasta). And it only takes 30 minutes.  Adults and kiddos […]