Tag Archives: easy Italian

Delivery style pizza crust

Makes: 2-3 pizza crusts Bake at: 450 degrees for 15-17 min I just love pizza night at my house. Its essentially a giant cracker loaded with all of my favorite foods, and then topped off with every kind of cheese I can find in my refrigerator. Unlike the corner pizza delivery restaurant, nobody’s charging me […]

Weeknight Italian Meatballs

This is a great recipe for weeknights – hence the name. It’s quick, can be doubled for larger families, and makes for great lunch leftovers. I usually serve red meat about once or twice per week, and this recipe is on the bi-weekly “red meat” rotation. Pair it will whole wheat pasta and some stir […]

Creamy Ricotta Cheese

Prep time: 1 minute Cook time: 20 min If you’re like me, you grew up pronouncing ricotta cheese as “regotta,” because your Sicilian American father emphatically shouted “REGAUT!” anytime the cheese was incorporated into a meal. And then the cold world hit you and you realized at age 25 that you looked a jackass “mispronouncing” […]