Breakfast & Brunch

Italian Easter Bread (Anise Flavored)

Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour, divided ¼ cup white sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 (.25 ounce) package rapid rise yeast ⅔ cup milk 1 teaspoon anise extract 2 tablespoons butter at room temperature 2eggs 1egg, beaten ½ tablespoon colored candy decorating dragees, or as desired Directions Step 1 Mix 1 cup of flour with sugar, […]

Everyday Meals

Creamy Italian Slow Cooker Chicken

Ingredients 4skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1 (4 ounce) package cream cheese, cubed 1 (10.75 ounce) cancondensed cream of chicken soup 1 ½ (.7 ounce) packages dry Italian-style salad dressing mix ½ cup dry sherry Directions Step 1 Rinse chicken, and pat dry with paper towels. Place chicken breasts into a slow […]


Italian Sausage-and-Pepper Pigs in Blankets

Level:Easy Total: 2 hr(includes cooling times) Active: 30 min Yield:24 pieces Ingredients Deselect All 6 sweet Italian sausage links (about 1 1/2 pounds) 2 tablespoons olive oil 5 tablespoons shredded provolone 5 tablespoons shredded mozzarella 2 tablespoons prepared pesto Twelve 1/2-inch-wide strips roasted red pepper (about 3 ounces) One 11-ounce tube refrigerated French bread dough […]


Jumbo Cheesy Italian Meatballs

Level:Easy Total: 1 hr Prep: 10 min Cook: 50 min Yield:4 servings Ingredients Deselect All For the meatballs: Extra-virgin olive oil, for brushing 3 1/2 cups torn stale Italian bread (about 1/4 loaf) 1 cup whole milk 2 large eggs 2 pounds ground beef chuck 1 small bunch parsley, chopped(about 1 cup) 1/2 cup grated […]

Breakfast & Brunch

Simple Italian Omelet

Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 3eggs, beaten 1 tablespoon crumbled goat cheese, or to taste 2 teaspoons chopped chives, divided, or to taste sea salt and ground black pepper to taste Directions Step 1 Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat, swirling oil to coat the skillet. Pour eggs into hot skillet; […]

Everyday Meals

Italian Sausage and Tomato Soup

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 (16 ounce) package bulk turkey sausage 1 large onion, cut into chunks 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 pinch Italian seasoning, or to taste salt and ground black pepper to taste 2carrots, thinly sliced 1 (15 ounce) can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes 1 […]

Everyday Meals

New York Italian Style Cheesecake

Ingredients 1 pound cream cheese, softened 1 pound ricotta cheese 1 ½ cups white sugar 4eggs ¼ cup butter, melted and cooled 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons cornstarch 2 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups sour cream 2 tablespoons lemon juice(Optional) Directions Step 1 Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Move an oven […]


Irresistible Italian Sausage Recipes

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Slow-Cooker Italian Chicken Pasta

Ingredients Half a bottle creamy Italian dressing 2 cups chicken broth 1 block cream cheese To taste pepper 1 cup grated parmesan cheese Half a package pasta: penne, bow ties, etc 1.5 lbs chicken breast Steps Place chicken breasts in the slow cooker. Cover the chicken with the broth and dressing. Sprinkle over the grated […]


Ultra-Creamy Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna Recipe

[Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt] Note: Mushrooms can be chopped with a knife. Alternatively, break them with your fingertips, or pulse them in a food processor. They should be chopped until no pieces larger than 1/4-inch remain. Yield:serves 6 to 8 Active time:1 hour Total time:1 1/2 hours Rated:4 Ingredients 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, […]