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Pastina Soup {Italian Minestrina}

Pastina Soup {Minestrina}

Warm yourself up with a delicious bowl of hot and light pastina soup cooked in both. It’s pure comfort food for all ages, all year round. Italians often joke that pastina is an Italian “penicillin”. And that’s because when you’re sick or not feeling good pastina or minestrina is what an Italian mom or nonna …

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Homemade Egg Pappardelle {Step-By-Step Recipe}

Homemade Egg Pappardelle

Make your own homemade egg pappardelle even if you’ve never made homemade pasta before. Simple, easy and utterly delicious! Pappardelle are perfect to add to your Italian Gift Basket for any occasion. Or simply decorate the box with pappardelle with a nice ribbon and gift them to your family or friends with no reason at …

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Five Cheese Ziti Al Forno

Five Cheese Ziti Al Forno

Creamy, chees-y ziti al forno baked in the oven until delicious golden crust? Yes, please! Combination of these 5 cheeses has been chosen carefully to let all the flavors flow together without one completely covering the other. Of course you can experiment and make your own variations. For example, substitute Ricotta for Mozzarella to make …

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Gnocchi Alla Sorrentina

Gnocchi Alla Sorrentina

Gnocchi Alla Sorrentina in rich tomato sauce is a classic Italian staple made in your own kitchen. Ready in just 15 minutes it’s the ultimate fall comfort food. In traditional kitchens of  Sorrento, homemade gnocchi with cheese and tomato sauce are finished in the oven. Baking them in individual terracotta serving bowls keep them hot …

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