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Arborio Insalata Caprese (Rice Salad with Tomatoes, Mozzarella & Basil)

on Tuesday, 07 March 2017. Posted in Vegetable & Side Dishes, Pasta & Grains, Recipes, Main Course

Arborio Insalata Caprese (Rice Salad with Tomatoes, Mozzarella & Basil)
This quick and easy salad is the perfect canvas for other Italian pantry ingredients. Customize it to your own tastes—add a sprinkling of dried Sicilian oregano blossoms, drizzle with Colatura di Alici for a briny pop of flavor or finish with a flourish of Agresto for a touch of brightness...

Pizzoccheri Valtellinesi (Buckwheat Pasta with Potatoes, Cabbage & Fontina)

on Friday, 13 January 2017. Posted in Pasta & Grains, Recipes, Main Course

Pizzoccheri Valtellinesi (Buckwheat Pasta with Potatoes, Cabbage & Fontina)
This traditional Northern-Italian dish—starring hearty buckwheat pizzoccheri pasta, potatoes, cabbage and fontina—is winter-comfort classic: indulgent, stick-to-your-ribs and cheesy (plus, it's easy to make and comes together in under 30 minutes). The pasta and vegetables are cooked...

Weeknight Split Pea Pasta

on Thursday, 12 January 2017. Posted in Pasta & Grains, Recipes, Main Course

Weeknight Split Pea Pasta
This twist on split pea soup transforms all the flavors of the slow-cooked classic—carrots, celery, onions and smoky ham—into a quick-fix meal that’s on the table in just 30 minutes. Recipe by Asha Loupy

5-Step Risotto

on Friday, 30 September 2016. Posted in Vegetable & Side Dishes, Pasta & Grains, Recipes, Main Course

5-Step Risotto
You are only 5 steps away from the ultimate bowl of creamy, velvety risotto. Once you master the technique, this recipe is a great jumping off point. The possibilities are endless—add lemon zest for vibrant Risotto al Limone, chopped black summer truffles and grated Pecorino Staginato al...

Fregola Sarda with Clams & Zucchini

on Wednesday, 10 August 2016. Posted in Pasta & Grains, Recipes, Main Course

Fregola Sarda with Clams & Zucchini
This vibrant pasta dish—inspired by the Sardinian classic Fregola con Vongele—is Italian summer in a bowl (close your eyes and you can almost feel the Mediterranean breeze kiss your face). Traditionally, this dish is made with crushed tomatoes, but here we lightened it up with...

Trofie with Pesto, Potatoes & Green Beans

on Wednesday, 10 August 2016. Posted in Pasta & Grains, Recipes, Main Course

Trofie with Pesto, Potatoes & Green Beans
Trofie pasta—a classic cut of Liguria—is traditionally served with nutty basil pesto. Trofie (derived from the Greek word for "nourishment") is one of the most comforting bowlfuls we can think of. In the height of summer, Trofie al Pesto calls out for homemade pesto made with...