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10 Italian Food Words You Need to Know

Michelle Pruett | Posted 03.16.2016 | Taste
Michelle Pruett

What's the difference between marinara and pomodoro sauce? How about ricotta and mascarpone? Aren't ice cream and gelato the same thing? These are just a few of the questions we've asked ourselves when trying to decide what to eat off a trattoria menu. Avoid confusion and impress your dinner crew with this cheat sheet for ordering in Italian, and buon appetito!

Best Kept Secret - Fig Almond Crostata

Ken Leung | Posted 11.24.2013 | Taste
Ken Leung

A thin layer of almond paste compliments the sweetness of the figs, as well as lining the dough to keep it from getting soggy from the filling.

14 Pies Without The Plate

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Many people find baking a pie intimidating -- that it's too complicated to get the dough shaped perfectly for laying into the pie plate, and there's c...