Some cook seven courses; some just put seven types of seafood in a stew and call it a feast. Many families abide by their own traditions, but all Italian-Americans can agree that seafood is a part of Christmas Eve.
The ancient tradition of eating fish on Christmas Eve dates back to the Roman Catholic belief to abstain from meat and dairy produc...
Made with cross-cut shanks of beef or veal, this is one Italy's most renowned (and of course delicious) braises. Serve with risotto, cripsy prosciutto and Grana Padano. Discover what you've been missing.
Not all pestos are green. Pesto comes from the Italian word Pestare, meaning to grind. In Sicily, the most famous pesto is pesto allá trapanese, from the Mediterranean town of Trapani, Sicily. Adding tomatoes and swapping pine nuts for almonds, Sicilians took the pesto alla genovese and made a dish that's uniquely their own.
Enjoy this delicious Casarecce pasta dish with sausage, peppers, and fennel. An approachable and familiar recipe with a little twist of toasted breadcrumbs with wild fennel. Sausage and peppers are Italian-American classics, which result in a comforting and satisfying dish, especially for a fall night when a chill starts to creep in the air.