Italian Quick & Easy Spread Recipes


Basic Pesto

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

Basil and Toasted Almond Pesto

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

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...

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...

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

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...

Homemade Ricotta

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

Italian Essentials: Tomato Bruschetta Topping

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

Italian flavored butter

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

Italian Honey Balls

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

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...

Pesto

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

Pesto Torte

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

Richards Sicilian Caponata

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

Salt - The Spice of Life

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

Smoked Mozzarella Fonduta

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

Soft Parmesan Cheese Toast

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

SPAMPRESE SAMMICH

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

SPICY ITALIAN CHEESE BALL

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

Spinach Pesto

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

Sweet Italian Sausage Burgers

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

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...

What is Heavy Cream?

By JoSele Swopes
Functions and Uses Heavy cream, or heavy whipping cream, is used for filling baked goods and...

Yummy Garlic Butter

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

20 Breakfast Casserole Recipes


We love a good breakfast casserole! Every bite is full of all our favorite breakfast foods – eggs, bacon, sausage, cheese, ham, veggies, potatoes, and more. Not to mention, these casseroles are easy to make and feed the whole family.

14 Snacks for Cinco De Mayo

14 Snacks for Cinco De Mayo


Send your taste buds south of the border with these tasty Mexican appetizers. Cinco de Mayo is a fun holiday. We can’t think of anything more fun than celebrating with finger foods. Fresh salsa, kicking guacamole, cheesy corn dip, meaty queso … each bite will be a party of flavors in your mouth. Turn your […]

21 Mexican-Inspired Meals

21 Mexican-Inspired Meals


Celebrating Cinco de Mayo? Want to re-create your favorite restaurant meal at home? Well, check out these 21 Mexican-inspired meals. From tacos to enchiladas, street corn to fajitas, these recipes will spice up dinnertime and turn your meal into a fiesta.