Great Chicago Italian Recipes
This classic Baked Penne
recipe is a dish my Mother just loved for me to make. It’s a simple recipe as long as the sauce is made ahead of time. The ricotta cheese mixed in with the penne and melted mozzarella cheese on top is perfect for a large family functions or a small Sunday dinner.
The cheeses I use are normally ricotta, Parmesan and mozzarella but on occasion I’ve been known to add Asiago or Fontinella to this recipe. Some people add ground beef to this........
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Italian Potluck Dinner
"Italian Potluck Dinner"
is the place to have a little fun. If you can't decide what to make for dinner just have "Luisa the Italian Cat"
decide for you. Here is the deal, just click on one of the buttons above and whatever category you get, you have to make something in that category for dinner. No cheating now. You can only choose once. No going back and trying another button. Every so often we will be changing the category order just in case you have them memorized. Have fun and make sure you email us to let us know how the recipes are turning out. Mangia Italiano!
Fine Italian Prints
Three beautiful Italian-inspired prints are now available for your home or office. These prints capture the very essence of old world Italy and will truly compliment any room. This is a great way to bring that touch of old-world charm into your home that looks warm, inviting and has a slightly aged feeling.
For further information and detailed images of these beautiful limited edition prints just visit our "Fine Italian Prints"
“Italian Food Tips and Info” features great cooking tips and information to help you create and understand your favorite recipes. It is an informative section which will give you an insight into the Italian way of cooking and living. Articles such at “All About Risotto”, Spaghetti Etiquette”, “Eating Italian Food on a Date “ among many others will all be featured on this page. We hope you enjoy this section as much as we love bringing it to you. Just click on the link “Italian Food Tips and Info”
“The Italian Experience”
is a new section that will feature articles about Italy’s food, culture, art and history. The allure of Italy and Italian culture has a sense of timelessness. It is defiantly a country of great variety and interest to many people around the world. From its ancient history and traditions to its modern trendy fashions and products, Italy is truly a country worth exploring. Enjoy!
The Essence of Grappa
Grappa is a unique Italian beverage made from the grape's discarded skins, stalks, seeds and stems. This fragrant pomice brandy has been produced in Italy since sometime between the 12th and 15th centuries. It's another type of product that seems to have been developed out of necessity by the peasants. Not one to let anything go to waste, the laborers who help produce the wine, would use the remnants of grapes to produce the beverage to unwind after work and keep them warm in the winter.
During this time it was predominately produce in the Northern regions of Italy. Today, almost every winery in Italy ..................
Our Great Italian Recipes
Here are a few of our featured recipes below to get you started. All the dishes are made with the freshest ingredients.
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From me to you, from my family to yours, I will be bringing you the
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The Adventure Begins
The recipes I will be featuring will begin with some great Italian appetizers and end with some fantastic Italian desserts.
Italian recipes from different regions of Italy will include various sauces, meat, seafood and pastas with special sections devoted to pizza and cooking for kids.
We will also focus on: Italian Wine and Cheese,
Coffees and Espresso, and Cooking Supplies and Techniques.
Great Italian Chefs
Visit our new section Great Italian Chefs for some interesting stories and original recipes from Chef's such a Nick Stellino, Rao's Las Vegas Chef Carla Pellegrino, the infamous Patsy's in New York's Chef Sal Scognamillo plus many more.
Healthy Italian Recipes
If your looking for low fat, low cal Italian recipes then visit our Healthy Italian Recipes section for some delicious recipes that include Turkey Piccata, Fusilli with Tuna, Ravioli with Spinach plus new healthy recipes will be added each week.
Everyday I will be adding a few new recipes.
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