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Lisa’s Classic Tuscan Porkloin

As Fall arrives, we all want those comfort foods. For Lisa, one of the top ten comfort foods on her list is Classic Tuscan Porkloin. It brings back memories of cruising around the Tuscan countryside in the 1990s, free of cell phones and email, with her children in the backseat,
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Lisa’s Tagliatelle con Funghi Porcini

When Lisa’s children were little, her sons loved tagliatelle with funghi porcini! One of Lisa’s proudest moments was seeing her son, Bobby, say his first Italian word, “Ancora!” after having a plate of this pasta. Lisa’s other son, Guido, ate s
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Lisa’s Spaghetti with Toasted Breadcrumbs, Lemon, and Anchovy Paste

Mangiamo due spaghetti! That is a phrase we hear a lot in Lisa’s Italian Kitchen. Literally meaning “Let’s eat two spaghetti!”, the phrase is a way of communicating a craving for spaghetti in an elegant way. This recipe is perfect for a weeknight when
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Lisa’s Chicken with Fontina Cheese

With this recipe Lisa brings you a dish she invented on one of those nights when she had to make dinner before even taking her suit off after work! Hungry bambini (as Lisa calls her children) always inspire the best recipes! Buon appetito e tutti a tavola!
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Lisa’s Pizza Panini

If you’ve been to Italy you must have stopped in to an Italian forno. These bakeries have everything from cookies to pizza and, Lisa’s favorite, stuffed panini. One of Lisa’s favorite memories is of taking her children to Sartoni, the forno in downtown Florence
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Lisa’s Gnocchi with Gorgonzola

Da Giulio in Pelleria in Lucca, Italy is a small trattoria that Lisa’s daughter Felicia introduced her to one summer. One of Lisa’s favorite plates from the small town of Pescia is Pollo al Mattone or, Chicken with a Brick. Cooked on the grill with a brick on top, the
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Lisa’s Tuna Steaks in Breadcrumbs with Pesto

Are you a fish lover? Lisa is! One of Lisa’s favorite quick, weeknight dinner recipes is salmon or tuna. Here, she gives her signature breaded tuna cooked in extra virgin olive oil her Italian twist by adding that famous Ligurian garnish, pesto! Watch how Lisa makes this
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Schiacciatine da Valè, Lisa’s Version

If you’ve been to Forte dei Marmi, you’ve been to Valè. An institution in this celebrated Italian beach town since 1924, Lisa used to take her children to this focacceria every afternoon in the summer to get the focaccine while they were hot! Now, with a change in
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Lisa’s Entertaining Tips, Italian Style

While you may know Lisa for her cookbooks “Whatever Happened to Sunday Dinner?” and “This is Sunday Dinner”, and her line of Lisa’s Italian Sunday Sauces, her friends and family know her best for the great dinner parties she organizes. When you come
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Lisa’s Veal Marsala

  Veal Marsala is one of those classic Italian recipes that never goes out of style, and is always with you, both as a delicious dish and as one that can solve all your last minute dinner needs in a pinch! Lisa has so many memories of walking in from work to a group of
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