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Lisa’s Manicotti with Authentic Classic Tomato Sauce

Manicotti is one of those Italian (and Italian-American!) classics that never go out of style. One of Lisa’s tips is to cut the manicotti open if it’s hard for you to stuff the pasta, even with an espresso spoon. While this might seem like cheating, cutting the
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Lisa’s Stuffed Artichokes

Searching for a vegetable that is healthy, delicious, filling, and feels like a real treat? Look no further than Lisa’s stuffed artichokes! Taught to her by her Sicilian Nana, Catherine Lione, Lisa’s stuffed artichokes are a signature dish at her table and a family
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Lisa’s Appetizer with Figs, Goat Cheese, and Prosciutto

  It’s the end of summer and you are in a dinner party emergency- people are coming over, you are running late with your cooking, what can you serve them as they wait for dinner? Lisa has the answer! These appetizers with figs, goat cheese, and prosciutto, topped with
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Lisa’s Summer Zucchini Bake

Zucchini, zucchini, zucchini! That’s what we have on our plates in Lisa’s Italian Kitchen, and if you’ve been shopping at your Famers Market, we bet you do too. As part of her never-ending recipes with zucchini, here Lisa shares her Summer Zucchini Bake. A
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Lisa’s Summer Vegetable Lasagne

A few years ago, Lisa was faced with a dilemma. Her youngest son, Guido, stopped eating meat and cheese! Without the ability to serve her celebrated meat lasagne or Italian-American lasagne, Lisa soon went to work inventing an all vegetable version. Needless to say, it was a hit
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Lisa’s 2023 Ferragosto Menu

Ferragosto
  Lisa at Forte dei Marmi in August, 1994 Ferragosto is a treasured holiday in Italy. Historically, Italian workers would take the entire month of August off for vacation. If you are an Italian movie lover, you might have scene Pranzo di Ferragosto, in which Roman
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Lisa’s Summer Tomato Sauce

Simple summer goodness! Make Lisa’s Summer Tomato Sauce- it’s perfect for a Ferragosto celebration too! Watch Lisa make this sauce on the Lisa’s Italian Kitchen YouTube channel.
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Lisa’s Ricotta Pie

Ricotta Pie is a creamy and delightful classic of Italian and Italian-American family dinners. The crust is a wonderful surprise – crunchy biscotti! Like Lisa’s legendary Ricotta Cake, this recipe uses a classic Italian cheese, ricotta, which is sweetened with sugar.
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Lisa’s Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp scampi, or, in other words, “shrimp shrimp” is an easy, fun recipe for a weeknight or al fresco dinner! Be sure to mince your garlic and add white wine- they help to make the dish! Lisa lived for two years in Spain as a child, so this recipe has a special place
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Lisa’s Zucchini Boats

What do you do with all that zucchini you have in your garden or that you are buying at the Farmers Market? Lisa’s Italian Kitchen has the answer! Lisa loves using zucchini as an ingredient, and her zucchini boats are a family favorite. Most importantly, they are versatile!
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