04/18/2012 09:17 am ET Updated Aug 31, 2012

A Roman Spring

Those Italians know how to do most things right -- and spring is one of them. So do as the Romans do, and whip up a spring-inspired feast, a menu that teases the most out of spring's vast bounty. Buon appetito!

• Check out our Grand Tour of Italy for more Italian-inspired dishes.

• Do you dream of Tuscany? Us too. Browse our Tuscan Fantasy Meals for menu ideas.

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A Roman Spring