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Italian Christmas cookies, pastries and desserts for you to make for the holidays.
Today I’m going shopping for some crab legs to make this delicious Crab Risotto for dinner tomorrow. Tomorrow morning I’m headed to the Farmers Market for fresh veggies. Probably some aspar
Enjoy the many Italian recipes Chicago has to offer. This is a culinary adventure. An adventure of discovery
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Delicious slow cooked braised lamb shanks with garlic mashed potatoes.
My famous Italian style pork ribs will melt in your mouth.
Great tips on how to make perfect Sunday gravy everytime
Creamy crab carbonara tossed of perfectly cooked linguini.
There's nothing better than shrimp scampi for a romantic candlelight dinner.
An excellent rigatoni with sausage recipe smothered with cream sauce.
This Trofie with Pesto dish is from the Italian region of Liguria. The blend of the pesto with the pasta, potatoes and string beans make a perfect combination.
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This Stuffed Melrose Peppers recipe has been in the family for a long time. Every family has their own delicious recipe with its own distinct
These tender Pork Chops Marsala are topped with a variety of mushrooms and a creamy Marsala sauce.
Chicken Scampi the same delicious recipe as Shrimp Scampi only substituting chicken for shrimp. It’s a tasty chicken recipe only cheaper. This easy to make chicken recipe uses butter and olive o
Delicious breaded chicken breasts laced with basil and romano cheese.
Hearty braised beef with a barolo wine sauce is a nice Italian family dinner.
Mostaccioli with cauliflower is an old family recipe which is very different from most.
An unbelievable amount of flavor comes out of these delicious Breaded Cod Fillets.
My friend Janis's Grandma's Neck Bone Gravy is the best way to spend a Sunday afternoon.
After making this Stuffed Cannelloni recipe I will never use store bought shells again. Making your own crepes ( crespelle) for this dish is a lot easier and much better tasting
Deliciously spicy Italian sausage mixed with Kalamata olives, capers and tomatoes poured over pasta.
Delicious vrip and creamy gnocchi with fresh cherry tomatoes and basil
Here's a delicious Chicago style pizza recipe to try at home.
Traditional Sicilian Rice Balls make great appetizers or side for any occasion.
Spitini is tender meat rolled up with breadcrumbs and cheese and broiled or grilled to perfection.
Orecchietta with rapini and sausage with a little red pepper will spice up this delicious pasta dish.
This char broiled Italian chicken lemone will be a hit everytime,
Melt in you mouth Potato Gnocchi with Lamb ragu tops one of my favorite Italian recipes.
Excellent baked clams great for appetizers or as a meal.
A few excellent summertime pasta recipes.
Mussels in marinara, always a family favorite. Spicy and tasty!
Soppressatta is that great Italian cured sausage made with ground pork and seasoned with a variety of herbs and spices.
Osso bucco is a great Roman dish to be served on a creamy bed of risotto.
This Chicken Marsala tastes great and if fairly simple to make. The sauce is a rich wine sauce that is blended with a variety of mushrooms.
Succulent Roman-Style Braised Oxtails are great served with pasta, polenta or mashed potatoes.
Tender stuffed braciola cooked in gravy and served with spaghetti.
Creamy pasta primavera with fresh spring vegetables.
Here is a great recipe for Mediterranean Sea Bass given to us by Executive Chef and owner of Chicago’s Piccolo Sogno restaurant.
Pasta e fagioli is rich, hearty Italian soup that should be loved by all.
This delicious Tortelloni with Gorgonzola Spinach Cream Sauce is rich and filling. The tortelloni can be filled with meat, cheese, mushrooms
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Delicious Grilled Shrimp mixed with fresh tomatoes and basil is a simple dish for a springtime dinner.
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Shells with Ricotta Sauce is a creamy mixture of ricotta, tomatoes, capers and onions topped with melted mozzarella cheese.
Wow, I haven’t made Lima Bean Soup in a long time. For some reason after many years I had a taste for this soup my Mom made on many occasions. I almost forgot how much we enjoyed it.
Stringy ,cheesy,tomatoey chicken parmesan will surely be a hit among both children and adults.
Tender, lemony chicken scaloppini with broccoli, basil and cream.
Delicious chicken piccata with capers and lemon butter sauce.
Italian style stuffed peppers with garlic bread and more garlic bread.
Chicago's deliciously juicy beef sandwiches using our famous Chicago Style Beef Seasoning
This is absolutely The Best Italian Meatball Sandwich you have ever tasted. There is nothing better than fried meatballs on garlic bread topped with gravy, provolone cheese, sweet peppers and
To make this perfect Wild Mushroom Risotto begin with the rice. Use a short-grain rice that absorbs liquid without becoming gluey.