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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close up of pesto tortellini salad in dark brown bowl with basil on top

Creamy Pesto Tortellini Salad

large white serving bowl of creamy bowtie pasta topped with broccolini and red chiles.

Creamy Italian Pasta Salad

three white bowls with pasta salad on a gray napkin.

Sun Dried Tomato Pasta Salad

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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

closup of wooden bowl with seasoned pretzels.

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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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)

Grilled garlic bread cheese sandwiches on wooden board with cheese pull.

Ciabatta Roll Garlic Bread Grilled Cheese

finished glass of amaretto coffee with demerara sugar topping.

Creamy Brown Sugar Amaretto Coffee

Finished white dish of beef braciole with red sauce.

Top Round Beef Braciole with Prosciutto

white tray with ricotta cannoli some with chocolate on them.

Extra Creamy Vanilla Bean Ricotta Cannoli Filling (or Dip)

wooden bowl of lemon pesto with wooden spoon.

No Cook Simple Lemon Pesto Sauce for Pasta