Italian Recipes

For about six months of my life, I thought I was ethnically 15% Italian-Greek. Then those fools at Ancestry DNA informed me that my profile had been updated AGAIN. They stripped me of my new found Italian and Greek identity. This really made me sad. I was so excited to learn more about these cultures. That, and the the Italian recipes I was going to be creating.

The good news is that neither you, nor I, have to be Italian to enjoy their delicious food! So if you love popular Italian dishes like  Pizzelle, Homemade Pasta, Biscotti, and Lasagna, you’re in luck! You’ll find tasty recipes for these Italian dishes and much more.

Italian Limoncello Recipe

Italian Limoncello Recipe

If you enjoy lemony treats as much as I do, you’ll love this Italian Limoncello Recipe. Italians consume Limoncello as an after-dinner digestive, while the rest of us appreciate the intense lemony flavor with a surprising kick!

Authentic Italian Pizzelle Recipe

Authentic Italian Pizzelle Recipe

Recently I discovered that I’m part Italian. I wish my parents were still alive so that I could share this news with them. This was exciting news to me since it meant I have a whole new culture, and recipes to discover. This gave me […]

Pumpkin Ravioli Recipe

Pumpkin Ravioli Recipe

This pumpkin ravioli recipe has been a long time in the making. I’ve spent at least a month discussing possible ingredients with friends, looking through magazines for inspiration, and daydreaming about the end result.

Extra Easy Lasagna Recipe

Extra Easy Lasagna Recipe

My sister, Beni, is known for her legendary lasagna. As a matter of fact, she serves it on most holidays. But guess what? I too can make a mean lasagna.

Pistachio, Chocolate, and Cranberry Biscotti

Pistachio, Chocolate, and Cranberry Biscotti

Who doesn’t love a wonderfully crisp & perfectly sweet biscotti to dunk into their coffee? You don’t have to be Italian to enjoy these delicious cookies!

Sun-Dried Tomatoes in Oil

Sun-Dried Tomatoes in Oil

One of my favorite things about summer is growing my vegetable garden. This year I had an abundance of tomatoes. You might have seen the recipe I shared a few weeks ago for pickled green tomatoes, which by the way were delicious!