Italian Quick & Easy Spread Recipes


Basic Pesto

By ANN MORELL
I love pesto! This is quick and easy... and really good!

Smoked Mozzarella Fonduta

By Stefanie Wilson
If you've ever been to Olive Garden and had this appetizer, then you know it's wonderful....

Pesto Torte

By ANN MORELL
Pesto anything is good by me, but this one is *really* good.

Tomato Sauce (Gravy) As taught to me by Fran Mestichelli

By joeyjoan K
This is more method then a recipe so I am going to write this in a...

Homemade Ricotta

By Joanne Bellezza-Loughlin
This is Ina Garten's (Barefood Contessa) recipe for homemade ricotta. It's so easy to make...

Darlene’s Sautéed Sofrito * All Purpose Marinade, Paste and...

By Darlene Lopez
This marinade differs from most because it requires sauteeing veggies first! Now all of your food...

Spinach Pesto

By Cynthia Schrage
This is a combination of recipes I discovered on the web when I had a ton...

SPAMPRESE SAMMICH

By Sherri Williams
Yet another SPAM recipe!!! This is my twist on a Caprese Salad...of course I love...

Richards Sicilian Caponata

By JoSele Swopes
This one of our friends favorite family dishes he grew up with. His grandmother used...

What is Heavy Cream?

By JoSele Swopes
Do you know what heavy cream is? Here are some functions and uses: Heavy cream, or...

Salt - The Spice of Life

By JoSele Swopes
For every meal there is one thing people generally reach for before they even take a...

Italian flavored butter

By Kathy Van Houten
This is good on loaves of french or Italian bread served with spaghetti

Hidden Anchovy Caesar Salad Dressing

By Monette Noland
For those who just do not like anchovies and/or are not comfortable with raw eggs in...

Italian’O compound butter

By Irisa Raina 9
Try this on homemade garlic bread, on baked potatoes, chicken, cooked pasta, etc. Let your imagination run...

Chard and Basil Pesto with Toasted Almonds

By Tammy Brownlow
I had an explosion of Swiss Chard in my garden this year. I came up...

Basil and Toasted Almond Pesto

By Kathy W
Always grow basil hanging baskets every year. Always have more than I can use. This is...

SPICY ITALIAN CHEESE BALL

By Michael Hall
Great for folks that like Zing in their appetizers. I like to take this to...

Italian Honey Balls

By LINDA BAILEY
From Mr. Food. No Christmas or other traditional celebration would be complete without these candylike struffoli...

Yummy Garlic Butter

By Glynda King
We use this butter on EVERYTHING! It's great for garlic bread, biscuits, and even spread over...

Soft Parmesan Cheese Toast

By Chandra Curtis
This is so easy to do and so good that my family makes sure that I...

Sweet Italian Sausage Burgers

By Cheryl Culver
If you like Sweet Italian Sausage you have to try it made into Burgers, the taste...

Pesto

By Maria Espravnik
Pesto. A new discovery for. Very healthy. And easy. See recipe below. Greens + olivr...

Green Olive Tapenade

By Pat Duran
Another very simple and tasty dip or spread great with.... http://www.justapinch.com/recipes/soup/soup-chowder-soup/lavosh.html?p=1

Italian Essentials: Tomato Bruschetta Topping

By Andy Anderson !
I love a good bruschetta topping. Place it on some diagonal slices of artisan bread, a...
11 Recipes That Spotlight Pesto

11 Recipes That Spotlight Pesto


Bright green in color, pesto is a classic northern Italian sauce. Traditionally made with basil, Parmesan, garlic, olive oil, and nuts (pine nuts or walnuts), it has a slightly grassy and nutty flavor. Easy to make at home, it’s versatile and quite tasty. We’re sharing pesto sauce from scratch recipes along with ways you can […]

17 Sundae Topping Ideas

17 Sundae Topping Ideas


There’s nothing better than indulging in a frozen treat on those hot summer days, but it’s time to step up your ice cream game. These delicious sundae toppings will change how you scream for ice cream. From homemade strawberry sauce to skillet peaches to pretzel bites, your taste buds will jump for joy when you […]

7 Summer Trifles

7 Summer Trifles


Who doesn’t love this lovely layered treat? Dating back to the 18th century, this is a tried and true summer dessert. Perfect for picnics, cookouts, and get-togethers, trifles are a delicious dessert that feed a crowd. Simple, gorgeous, and can be made ahead of time, trifles come in all shapes and sizes and flavors for […]