Posts Tagged "Italian"

Classic Italian Sub

Italian Sub with giardiniera

I have some opinions about Italian subs. They’re not snobby opinions (I don’t think) but completely reasonable ones. Bear with me while I bestow upon you, my thoughts, feelings, and rules about the Italian sub. First of all, let’s just address the name real quick. While I call it a sub, you might call it a hoagie, hero, grinder, whatever. Read More

Spicy Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

Spicy Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

This Spicy Shrimp Scampi is a fun (and spicy!) twist on the classic. The whole thing dish comes together in no time and couldn’t be easier to make. My favorite type of meal! Shrimp Scampi is basically a dish of shrimp cooked with butter, garlic, wine and lemon. It can be served with or without pasta and if you know Read More

Mussels with Cannellini Beans and Tomatoes

Mussels with Tomatoes and Beans

This is an easy and flavorful dish that comes together fast! You can serve these mussels as an appetizer or grab some crusty bread and make a meal of it. This recipe is one of my favorites to make on Christmas Eve for the Feast of the Seven Fishes! We serve it as an appetizer or first course. The Feast Read More

Linguine alla Puttanesca

Linguine Puttanesca

Puttanesca has got to be one of my favorite pasta sauces. It’s full of salty, briny flavors and you probably already have all of the ingredients! This Linguine alla Puttanesca is the ultimate pantry pasta—ready in no time and perfect for any night of the week. In Italian, Linguine alla Puttanesca would roughly translate to “Whore’s linguine”. So there’s that. Read More

Fusilli alla Vodka with Pancetta and Peppers

Fusilli alla vodka with pancetta and peppers

What’s better than vodka sauce? Vodka sauce with pancetta and peppers! Silky, creamy, a little spicy, and loaded with pancetta and peppers—This pasta is so delicious! Other than the incredible flavor, of course, the the best thing about this pasta is how easy it is to make! Each step takes just minutes, and you’ll end up with the finished product Read More

Easy Fried Calamari

This restaurant favorite is surprisingly easy to make! Just a few ingredients is all it takes to get crispy, delicious fried calamari at home. Dunk them in your favorite marinara sauce for ultimate deliciousness. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, we are not making enough squid at home, people! I’m not sure why, but it seems like Read More

Ricotta and Roasted Red Pepper Crostini

Ricotta and Roasted Red Pepper Crostini

Crisp bread rubbed with garlic and topped with lemony ricotta and peppers. The perfect appetizer! These crostini are fast and easy to make and the best part—they are so festive for the holidays! These little guys are definitely cute for the holidays but of course, you can make them year round! With just a few easy to find ingredients, they’re Read More

Chicken Schnitzel with Fennel Salad

Chicken Schnitzel with Fennel Salad

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Jewel-Osco. All opinions are 100% mine. This Chicken Schnitzel with Fennel Salad is such a fun dish to make at home! Perfectly crispy chicken topped with a bright crunchy salad is easy enough for a weeknight dinner but impressive enough to serve to guests! Read through the post for Read More

Caprese Salad with Prosciutto

Caprese with prosciutto

Everybody loves a good caprese salad, right? This one is extra special with two types of tomatoes and a layer of prosciutto! This is definitely one of the most delicious ways to celebrate tomato season. The caprese salad originated in Capri, Italy (hence the name) and consisted of tomatoes, cow’s milk mozzarella, and oregano. Nowadays, you see this salad all Read More

Ricotta Stuffed Zucchini Flowers

ricotta stuffed zucchini flowers

Zucchini flowers are one of my favorite summer foods! They have a very delicate zucchini flavor and can be stuffed, fried, stuffed and fried, added to pastas and pizzas, tossed in a salad—the possibilities are endless! One of my favorite ways to prepare zucchini flowers is by stuffing them with herbed ricotta, dipping them in a light batter and frying Read More