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This classic pasta sauce is so delicious because its flavor base begins with bacon, garlic, and tomato paste, and f...

  • 6 slices bacon
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 can tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup vodka
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • 1 pound penne
  • 1 piece Parmigiano Reggiano, for grating
4.1/5 (88 Votes)

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This Southern classic side dish is half the fuss of other homemade Mac and Cheese recipes

  • 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper, white or black
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 3 tablespoons cold margarine, cut into very thin slices
  • 2 - 3 cups shredded Sharp cheddar cheese, as desired
  • 3/4 cup milk
4.5/5 (41 Votes)

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Allow cream and butter to stand at room temperature for 30 minutes

  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 4 oz. fettuccine noodles
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • cracked black pepper
  • ground nutmeg
5/5 (8 Votes)

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Meatballs, cheese filled tortellini and a delectable broth make this soup the easiest and tastiest you will ever se...

  • 9 oz package refrigerated three cheese tortellini
  • 1 pkg frozen Italian style meatballs
  • 1/2 onion, thinly sliced
  • juice of one lemon
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 1/2 C kale, chopped
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 T minced garlic
  • 6 C chicken stock
  • 1 C celery, chopped
  • pinch of sugar
  • dash of pepper
4.5/5 (50 Votes)

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Easy, cheesy and creamy homemade mac and cheese

  • 1 (16 ounces) pound cavatappi shells
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 1/4 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese
4.7/5 (31 Votes)

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Store bought cheese Raviolis are breaded and fried to a golden brown for dipping in a warm marinara sauce

  • Olive oil, for frying
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 cups Italian-style bread crumbs
  • 1 box store-bought cheese ravioli (about 24 ravioli)
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan, freshly grated
  • 1 jar store bought marinara sauce, heated, for dipping
4.5/5 (46 Votes)

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Preheat oven to 450 degrees

  • 2 pints cherry tomatoes
  • 2 ears corn, shucked and kernels cut off
  • 2 large zucchini or summer squash, sliced in half lengthwise and then chopped into 1/2 inch thick slices
  • 1 large red onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided into 3 tbsp and 1 tbsp
  • 8 ounces penne or farfalle pasta
  • 1/3 cup torn basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano leaves
  • Coarse salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts (optional)
4.9/5 (11 Votes)

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Family night dinner? Try this Crockpot Baked Ziti recipe

  • 1 container part-skim ricotta, 15 ounces
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound ziti
  • 2 jars marinara sauce, 25 ounces
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil leaves
4.4/5 (51 Votes)

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Fresh basil and mozzarella, goat cheese, ricotta, tomatoes, garlic, and sausage combine to make this hearty baked p...

  • 1 (16-ounce) package rigatoni pasta
  • 1 pound bulk Italian sausage
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes in purée
  • 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 (15-ounce) carton whole-milk ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded, divided
  • 1 (4-ounce) log fresh goat cheese, softened
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, cubed
  • Fresh basil, torn, optional
4.8/5 (5 Votes)

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"This will be your new family favorite

  • 1 pound Package of Pasta (Conchiglioni, Elbow Macaroni or Penne)
  • 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/8 cup bacon, diced (Dry Salami or Pancetta)
  • 1/8 cup chopped Green Onion
  • 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon of pureed garlic
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon of Kosher Sea Salt
  • 1 tablespoon dry mustard
  • 1 tablespoon paprika (sweet or hot)
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg (freshly ground preferred)
  • 2 to 2 1/2 cups of whole milk
  • 1/2 cup of grated parmesan
  • 2 cups off finely shredded Italian cheese (mozzarella, provolone or fontina)
  • 1 cup of finely shredded cheddar (sharp, medium or mild)
4.6/5 (33 Votes)

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Toss all cut up veggies in olive oil with garlic, salt and pepper

  • Dressing:
  • 1 sm eggplant
  • 1 red pepper, chpd
  • 1 yellow pepper, chpd
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/3 c. olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 lb orzo pasta
  • 1/3 c. fresh lemon juice
  • 1/3 c. olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • Garnish:
  • 4 minced scallions
  • 1/3 c. toasted pine nuts
  • 3/4 lb feta, diced
  • 15 basil leaves, cut
5/5 (2 Votes)

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Ziti, sauteed beef and onion, Prego® Fresh Mushroom Italian Sauce and cheeses are combined to bake and serve now o...

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 jar (4 pounds 3 ounces) Prego® Fresh Mushroom Italian Sauce
  • 1 (16 ounce) package tube-shaped pasta (ziti), cooked and drained
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
5/5 (2 Votes)

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