The Recipe Box

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You’ll discover homemade pastas, pizzas, meatballs, salads and more all organized by type, season, specialty (easy one pan meals!) and even ingredient!

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Dips & Dressings

Main Dishes

Salads

Side Dishes

Soups & Chilis



Homemade Pasta

Learn how easy it is to make pasta using your stand mixer and an attachment. The best family activity!

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white bowl of cavatelli pasta and broccoli sprinkled with fresh parmesan and crushed red pepper.

15 Minute Buttery Cavatelli and Broccoli with Garlic

close up of handmade cavatelli pasta on flour dusted board

Handmade Ricotta Cavatelli (step by step)

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Quick Trofie Pasta with Pesto (dried pasta)

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How to Make Italian Beef Ravioli, Step by Step

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Red Pasta Sauce with San Marzano Tomatoes

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Grandma’s 30 Minute Homemade Ravioli Dough

A skillet of cooked pasta tossed with garlic butter and parsley on top.

5 Minute Garlic-Butter Sauce for Pasta

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The Original Seasoned Pretzel Recipe

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One Pan Chicken Bow Tie Pasta

skillet with bowtie pasta and vodka sauce with fresh mozzarella balls and basil leaves.

Spicy Tomato Vodka Sauce with Pancetta

Long white platter with black spoon serving caramelized zucchini with ricotta and basil.

30 Minute Caramelized Zucchini Pasta with Lemon and Ricotta

white bowl of ziti pasta with some fresh marinara sauce and a fork in front of a window

Fresh Tomato Marinara Sauce

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15 Minute Creamy Ricotta Cheese from Scratch (with white vinegar)

Finished bowl of chicken meatballs and parmesan with Italian red sauce with lacy napkin and spoon.

Juicy Ground Chicken Italian Meatballs

Sliced Detroit pan pepperoni pizza on black pizza peel.

Cupped Pepperoni Pan Pizza with Brick Cheese (Detroit-style)

Beef tenderloin slider sandwiches with horseradish sauce on it

Two Minute Horseradish Mustard Sauce

white bowl of cavatelli pasta and broccoli sprinkled with fresh parmesan and crushed red pepper.

15 Minute Buttery Cavatelli and Broccoli with Garlic

close up of handmade cavatelli pasta on flour dusted board

Handmade Ricotta Cavatelli (step by step)

Stainless skillet of risotto being stirred with wooden paddle

How to Make Risotto without Wine

close up of silver spoon stirring bowl of pesto and trofie pasta in a white bowl

Quick Trofie Pasta with Pesto (dried pasta)