Once you see how easy biscotti are to make yourself, you’ll pass right by the ones that come in boxes or wrapped in cellophane. The crisp Italian cookies are a breeze to bake in large batches and to customize with add-ins -- try our master recipe, with almonds and anise seeds, or one of our clever variations.
Mario Batali was recently a guest at "Martha's Table," a special one-hour show on Martha Stewart Living Radio (Sirius channel 112). Enjoy Mario's recipes from his new book, "Italian Grill." We also added our favorite Italian dishes, which are sure to delight your family and guests. Buon appetito!
Meatballs, our favorite spherical savory packages, range from crowd-pleasing appetizers to jumbo-sized cheesy treats (giant meatballs with ricotta, anyone?). Here is our collection of Italian inspired and utterly delizioso meatball recipes for cold winter nights or just everyday meatball cravings.
Pairing the right pasta with the right sauce creates the ultimate balance of flavor and texture. Sturdy pastas with tubes, ridges, or folds trap chunky sauces; delicate strands are ideal with a light coating of sauce; and long noodles are fabulous with just about anything. This guide will help you make the best match.