The Recipe Box

I love recipe cards —especially ones written in my mom, grandmas or aunt’s handwriting. Take a few minutes to click around the J+N digital recipe file.

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

Appetizers & Snacks



Dips & Dressings

Main Dishes


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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a fork twirling tagliatelle in lemon sauce

20 Minute Creamy Tagliatelle al Limone (with Lemon)

close up of creamy alfredo sauce on fettuccine

No Cream Traditional Alfredo Sauce

skillet of cream sauce with gnocchi sprinkled with fresh parsley

Creamy Gnocchi Alfredo

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How to Make Italian Beef Ravioli, Step by Step

two bowls of pasta with tomato sauce and bowl of meatballs and cheese.

Red Pasta Sauce with San Marzano Tomatoes

rolled pasta dough strips on a blue and white dish towel with a ravioli stamp and bowl of water.

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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finished dish of pasta with lemon, spinach and chicken

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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white plate with blue rim and a baked stuffed eggplant drizzled with balsamic glaze.

Italian Stuffed Eggplant Boats with Sausage

Hand dipping cracker into cheese sauce in light gray bowl.

Not Your Typical White Cheddar Cheese Dipping Sauce

Silver spoon in black bowl of finished polenta with butter and parmesan cheese.

Foolproof Creamy Polenta

Finished caraway red beef sandwich on toasted roll and white plate

Slow Roasted Sirloin Beef Sandwich with Caraway Tomato Sauce

Slow-roasted Campari Tomato Pesto Pasta with Ricotta

Slow-roasted Campari Tomato Pesto Pasta with Ricotta

close up of cannellini beans with fresh sage leaves and parmesan.

Ten Minute Italian Cannellini Beans with Sage and Garlic

front view of white plate with chicken cutlet sandwich stacked with a skewer through the top.

Crispy Chicken Cutlet Sandwich with Vodka Sauce

White platter of fried chicken cutlets on arugula

Breaded Italian Chicken Cutlets (pan-fried recipe)