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6 Things Italian Women Can Teach Us About Food

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 08.29.2013 | Women

Sophia Loren reportedly once said: "Everything you see, I owe to spaghetti." Whether or not the Italian-born actress actually said that, the quote sug...

My Dinner With Julia: The Role of Mentors

Steve DiFillippo | Posted 10.22.2013 | Good News
Steve DiFillippo

As August 15 was Julia Child's birthday, I thought it fitting to tell the world about the time the great chef slept with me.

Summer Luxury in Italy

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 10.13.2013 | Travel
Mark DeCarlo

Sun-bathed piazzas, colorful, aromatic farmers markets, sensual people throbbing to different music 24 hours a day. If Alaska is the land of the Midnight Sun, Italia is the terra of the Midnight Fun.

This Summer, Eat Like An Italian

Posted 08.12.2013 | Taste

Seasonal vegetables, simple cooking techniques and lots and lots of olive oil.

Cooking Off the Cuff: Cif e Ciaf, An Abruzzo Way With Pork

Edward Schneider | Posted 09.23.2013 | Taste
Edward Schneider

Unlike some other ways of cooking ribs, this is not about smoke and seasoning: it's about the meat, its fat and its juices.

Cooking Off the Cuff: A Bright Summery Sauce/Accompaniment For Tuna Steaks

Edward Schneider | Posted 09.16.2013 | Taste
Edward Schneider

Wine and lemon juice make this a sparkling, slightly tart dish; the vegetables add their own sweetness and aroma

Eating Your Way Through Italy, One City at a Time

Christina Kelly | Posted 09.11.2013 | Travel
Christina Kelly

While it's hard to go wrong with Italian food, some cities are known for certain specialties. Don't miss these items on your Vacanza Italiana.

Cooking Off the Cuff: A Pasta Sauce That Makes Itself As You Eat

Edward Schneider | Posted 09.09.2013 | Taste
Edward Schneider

A simple dish that depends on the excellence of the ingredients.

Cooking Off the Cuff: For Dessert, a Memory of Sicily

Edward Schneider | Posted 09.02.2013 | Taste
Edward Schneider

If you can get the makings, you will amaze your guests -- and yourself.

Guide to Salumi: Cured Meats of Italy

Menuism | Posted 06.27.2013 | Taste
Menuism

Necessity is the mother of invention, and so the tradition of salting, smoking and air drying was born.

A Touch and Taste of Gold in Sunny South Beach

Hope Gainer | Posted 08.24.2013 | Miami
Hope Gainer

The hip, young Milanese owners of a new Italian eatery in the Sofi district of South Beach must have done their homework before creating a unique menu with golden cuisine creating dishes that not only look pretty and taste good, but are healthy too.

How to Make Any Marinara Sauce in 5 Steps (and 20 Minutes)

Food52 | Posted 06.21.2013 | Taste
Food52

The culinary version of the little black dress -- it can be reliably dressed up or down with ease.

What Cup of Coffee?

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 06.17.2013 | Taste
Fabio Parasecoli

One morning, over 20 years ago, when I was travelling in Inner Mongolia, I realized how much coffee had become part not only of my morning routine, but also of my identity as an Italian living abroad. I was craving coffee, and not just any coffee.

Creative Cooking: Make Your Own Pizza Party (VIDEOS/PHOTOS)

Rana Florida | Posted 01.30.2014 | Taste
Rana Florida

Invite friends or family over and let your guests personalize their own pizza with an array of gourmet toppings, from specialty mushrooms, to shrimp and lemon zest, sundried tomato, mild and spicy Italian sausage, Calabrese salami, and Prosciutto and arugula.

Rocco's Lasagna Bolognese

Irina Dvalidze | Posted 06.17.2013 | Travel

Who doesn't love Italian food? American adaptations of Italian classics have taken on a flair of their own over the years, and along with the flair ca...

No Eggplant? How About Bread Parmigiana?

Edward Schneider | Posted 08.05.2013 | Taste
Edward Schneider

This bread Parmigiana is great as an entire meal or as a surprisingly elegant first course.

Best Homestyle Red Wine Fettuccine in New York City

Michelle Won | Posted 07.31.2013 | Taste
Michelle Won

There's something to be said about that old school Italian restaurant where they make you feel like family. Marco Polo in Caroll Gardens, Brooklyn is just this kind of family restaurant.

How to Make Any Meatballs in 5 Steps

Food52 | Posted 05.14.2013 | Taste
Food52

You don't need a recipe to make amazing meatballs.

Gravy or Sauce?

Brian Silverman | Posted 06.26.2013 | Taste
Brian Silverman

My Grandmother made Sunday sauce with an assortment of meats: pork, beef and sausage, but on a rare Sunday, she would make it with chicken.

My Mom's Italian Goodbye

Jan Angilella | Posted 06.18.2013 | Women
Jan Angilella

This week marks the second anniversary of my mom's passing. I think about her every day and now I'm planning a "Mom" trip to Italy where I will visit all of our favorite places -- and maybe a few of my own.

On Why We Cook: To Seek Refuge, To Inspire And To Remember

Liza de Guia | Posted 04.16.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

What compels us to cook? I come to the kitchen to be fully present in the moment.

10 Classic Italian Pastas

Food52 | Posted 06.16.2013 | Taste
Food52

Here are 10 great recipes for classic Italian pastas. How does your nonna make them?

A Favor for a Friend: Some Thoughts on Business and Ego

Steve DiFillippo | Posted 06.15.2013 | Business
Steve DiFillippo

It's so tempting to get cocky, to kick our feet up, thinking we've "made it." But no one truly "makes it." The sooner we realize that, the harder we'll work--a quick check for our egos.

20 Best Restaurants in America for 2013

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.26.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

What factors make one restaurant better than another? Can you compare a roadside burger joint with an urban fine-dining restaurant?

The Art of Overdoing It With an Unpretentious Peasant Dish

The Foodcommander | Posted 03.25.2013 | Taste
The Foodcommander

The eternal lightness of being, in the kitchen, is a delightful invention of the 20th century. Every now and then, however, comes a time to overdo it.