Gnocchi is a great addition to soups and stews and even meaty casseroles, or anywhere you might use potatoes. They’re even great sautéed with fresh herbs like sage and thyme then sprinkled with Parmigiano Reggiano just before serving.
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The Tomato ‘Nduja does a lot of the heavy lifting in this dish, adding spice and depth to linguine and clams. Fresh parsley is the classic accent, make sure you add some.
Spaghetti Carbonara is a traditional pasta dish loved by many worldwide that contains eggs, grated cheese, and some cured pork product such as pancetta, guanciale, or even bacon.
It’s not the Queen we’re talking about here. It’s a double ‘g’ and ‘reggina’ actually refers to Reggio Calabria, that section of the Calabrian peninsula that looks straight across the narrow strip of sea known as the Strait of Messina to Sicily.
We put a fiery twist on a traditional Chicken Parm with our Spicy Ugly Sauce and Tomato ‘Nduja.
Tomato 'Nduja is a spicy and spreadable meatless salami inspired by the traditional fiery pork spread from Calabria, Italy. You can find it at NYC Whole Foods. citysaucery.com sells it, as does Union Square Greenmarket.
Add 4 tablespoons to this cavatelli pasta
what’s with using penne, or ziti? In my understanding, a pastitsio should hold together more or less- like a lasagna. If we’re using short noodles, it’s just a great mess of a pasta bake
Creamy (yet cream-less) linguine with our seasonal butternut squash & tomato sauce, topped with fried sage for a healthy, comforting main dish.
Dried and salted fish doesn’t sound like something to get too excited about. But if you ask an Italian about baccalà, or salted cod, you’ll see their eyes light up.
This Pasta e Fagioli recipe is comfort food at its finest, and truly my family’s favorite meal growing up.
Some soups are meant to simmer on the stovetop for hours, while others (like this one) come together in just 20 minutes…
The easiest lasagna soup starts with a jar of tomato sauce… ugly sauce, that is.
Cheesy, saucy baked pasta is even more fun when you can slice it into wedges.
This is such a fun and delicious weeknight dinner recipe. Comfort food at its best…
This spaghetti dish is the perfect 'primo piatto' for this year's Christmas Eve dinner.
My grandkids love this dish because they're roll-ups filled with sauce and pasta. The eggplant doesn't bother them in the least and the fresh herbs I use just add tons of flavor.
This dish only takes 20 minutes to make because of the sauces that have already been handcrafted to perfection by us. Shell pasta is ideal because it naturally grabs nice hunky chunks of our thick spicy Tomato 'Nduja.
This pork ragu recipe is deliciously easy, without the extra hours in the kitchen. Just put it in your slow cooker and 4 hours later, you’re ready to eat—no hassle necessary!
This simple recipe is one of the easiest and most delicious ways to use your Sweet Summer Plum Tomatoes with Fresh Basil. Italians call it (and will always order it as their first dish)