Italian Quick & Easy Spread Recipes


Smoked Mozzarella Fonduta

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

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...

What is Heavy Cream?

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

Pesto Torte

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

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 Honey Balls

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

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...

Homemade Ricotta

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

Basic Pesto

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

Yummy Garlic Butter

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

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...

Italian flavored butter

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

Richards Sicilian Caponata

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

SPAMPRESE SAMMICH

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

Soft Parmesan Cheese Toast

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

Spinach Pesto

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

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...

Sweet Italian Sausage Burgers

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

Basil and Toasted Almond Pesto

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

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

SPICY ITALIAN CHEESE BALL

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

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 Essentials: Tomato Bruschetta Topping

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

Pesto

By Maria Espravnik
Pesto. A new discovery for. Very healthy. And easy. See recipe below. Greens + olivr...
Fresh Fruit Recipes That Aren’t for Fruit Salad

Fresh Fruit Recipes That Aren’t for Fruit Salad


One of life’s simple pleasures in the summer is fresh fruit. We know it’s delicious to make a fruit salad and we have fantastic ones for summer here. But, we’re sharing 18 recipes that go beyond fruit salad. More than just for dessert, fresh fruit can be incorporated into main meals too. From breakfast to […]

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 […]

Five Grilled Dishes For Tonight’s Dinner

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Summertime means grill time! When the weather permits, I try to grill at least one night a week. While I love my kitchen, it’s nice to get outside and enjoy the weather while making a meal. Depending on what you feel like, here are some options to add to your dinner menu. Kabobs are one […]