Spaghetti Bolognese

This is my Granny Guerri’s spaghetti bolognese, she hails from Bologna Italy. I grew up on this sauce and I think it is simply the best! You’ll make this forever!

Calzone – Canadian Bacon, Spinach & Grape Tomato

Is there anything better than a hot, cheesy, savory, golden brown calzone right from the oven?! Sprinkle on the fresh Parmesan for the last bit of baking and serve with

Italian Meatloaf

This is the best Italian meatloaf you’ll ever eat! My Aunt Evelyn’s recipe that was passed down from my Granny. It’s moist, flavorful, absolutely perfect in every way! Ingredients: Makes

Mushroom and Spinach Risotto

This is an incredible recipe for Risotto!  The porcinis and their liquid add a rich, earthy, heavenly flavor. It also has cremini mushrooms, spinach, shallots, white wine and of course

Beef Braised in Chianti with Porcini Mushrooms

This is one of those classic Italian dishes that is insanely delicious! There is one unusual ingredient, Juniper berries. They can be found in spice shops or specialty markets, they

Polenta with Tomatoes, Gorgonzola and Basil

Humble Polenta topped with fresh tomatoes, gorgonzola, mozzarella, fresh basil and garlic! Yet another delicious way to use those garden fresh tomatoes and herbs! Utterly amazing! Very easy to make

Fresh Tomato Tart

I can’t even begin to describe how delicious this is! Fresh, ripe tomatoes are the star, baked in a pie shell with a mixture of cheeses, herbs, garlic and olive

Roasted Eggplant Penne with Italian Sausage

Roasted eggplant, garlic, Italian sausage, basil and cheese! How could this be anything but spectacular! Ingredients: Serves 4 1 small to medium sized eggplant 5 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed

Stuffed Eggplant, Italian Style!

  The beautiful, humble eggplant, Italian style! Stuffed and baked with a savory, heavenly concoction of ground beef, Parmesan, tomato sauce, garlic and herbs. So delicious and easy to put

Italian Beef

Amazing Italian Beef! If you’ve ever been to Chicago and had that famous sandwich, you know what I mean! Make this at home, there are a few steps, but all