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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 […]

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 […]

fork holding a mouthful of cajun royal red spaghetti with a shrimp on it

Cajun Style Royal Red Shrimp Pasta for One (or a crowd)

Jumbo shrimp, meet spicy Cajun! This Cajun-style shrimp pasta is ready to eat in 15 minutes! Just nine to 10 minutes for the pasta to cook to “al dente” while the sweet Argentine Royal Red shrimp cook in just about 2 1/2 to 3 minutes.  Toss the pasta with the […]

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 […]

Sausage + Mushroom Maccheroni Pasta in the pot looking scrumptious and glistening

Easy Sausage and Mushroom Maccheroni Pasta (For Any Night of The Week)

If you’re looking for a new easy pasta recipe to add to your menu rotation, this one’s really delicious and easy. This pork and mushroom tomato pasta sauce is made with Italian “salsiccia” (a high-quality fatty pork sausage seasoned with just salt and black pepper), sweet jarred tomatoes, pan-seared golden […]

A bowl full of pappardelle bolognese covered in meat sauce and sprinkled with Parmigiano Reggiano cheese.

Bolognese (Authentic Bolognese Sauce : 2 Local Recipes)

There is a world where you can be in love with two Authentic Bolognese Recipes at the same time — and this is it. Bolognese sauce is one of the coziest most delicious pasta sauces you’ll ever eat. Luckily for us, we live just 1 1/2 hours from the birthplace […]

Traditional lasagna Bolognese with fresh spinach pasta lasagna and an overlay banner stating "Lasagna Bolognese Numero #2).

Lasagna Bolognese (Authentic Lasagna alla Bolognese With Video)

This post has been updated to include, not one, but 2 authentic Lasagna Bolognese recipes (Numero Uno #1 and Numero Due #2) just as it’s made here in Italy AND to share our family’s favorite between the two! You’ve already learned everything about how to make authentic Bolognese ragû In […]

lasagna with asparagus on top in a white ceramic lasagna pan

Asparagus & Prosciutto Cotto Lasagna w/Asparagus Bechamel

This lasagna recipe is a house favorite and gets requested multiple times a season whenever asparagus is popping up everywhere.  Filled with layers of pan-seared asparagus, delicate slices of prosciutto cotto (Italian cooked ham), generous helpings of sliced fresh mozzarella, grated Grana Padano cheese, a green asparagus-infused bechamel, and one […]

deep red glistening prosciutto sugo pasta sauce in a navy blue Silit Brand braising pan looking so scrumptious you just want to take a big bite of it!

Prosciutto Sugo (4-Ingredient Italian Pork Tomato Sauce)

If you need a quick, easy (and really delicious) pasta sauce to feed yourself (or the whole family) at a moment’s notice, this Prosciutto Sugo tomato sauce is the perfect recipe.  It’s one of the simplest sauces to make and the ingredients (or similar ones) you may already have on […]