Shopping Tips

Italian food is about simplicity and letting the ingredients shine. So make sure you get ingredients that are great quality and flavor. Farmers markets and specialty stores will have great produce and products. Just be sure to have some great olive oil.

Cooking How-tos

Unlike other highly regarded cuisines, Italian cooking is usually simple to make with many dishes having only 4 to 8 ingredients. Italian cooks rely chiefly on the quality of the ingredients rather than on elaborate preparation.

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Ingredients: 3 1/2 C red sauce 1 box lasagna noodles, cooked and seperated on wax paper 4 C ricotta cheese 2 C shredded mozarella cheese 4 eggs 1 T chopped fresh parsley 1 t salt 1/4 t pepper grated parm cheese Mix moz and ricotta cheeses, eggs, ...