With the blustery promise of colder weather comes a myriad of rich, hearty kitchen preparations—warm starches, steaming soups, meaty legumes and baked pastas.
Select colorful sweet or spicy peppers, it's your call! We love loading up smaller peppers for heartier appetizers and larger bell peppers for entrées. You'll never want a boring old stuffed pepper ever again.
A Northern Italian classic, this risotto recipe features zesty Italian sausage, earthy mushrooms and the famously bitter green, kale. Cozy up with a hearty bowl and beat the winter freeze.
A hearty meal idea inspired by the colder weather, this soon-to-be-favorite pasta dish features eggplant and zesty turkey sausage with a few spoonfuls of sweet and creamy ricotta to round out its harmony of flavors.
Two of your favorite Italian-style dishes in one! We take our beloved baked ziti recipe and top it off with fried crispy eggplant slices and fresh basil for a baked pasta dish you won't soon forget.
A super easy whole-wheat pasta dish featuring colorful, garlicky roasted vegetables. Sweet, smoky and savory flavors make this entrée or hearty side an irresistible cold weather comfort food.
Full of color and sweet-smoky roasted flavors, this easy-to-prepare side dish features your favorite veggies roasted with olive oil and garlic, then topped with a sweet drizzle of balsamic glaze.
Use your favorite roasted fall veggies to top this piece of pumpkin polenta perfection. We set it all off with a rich pumpkiny cream sauce, featuring notes of cinnamon and nutmeg. You can't get any more fall than this.
A classic Northern Italian corn meal topped mushrooms that have been infused with the famously pungent and tangy Taleggio cheese from Italy. Give your classic polenta recipe a kick with this simple seasonal accent.
With few ingredients and a whole lot of flavor, this gnocchi recipe is the perfect dish to cozy up to any night of the week. And did we mention bacon...?
This super easy Italian-style tomato soup features our famous potato dumplings alongside zesty Italian sausage all topped off with nutty, briny Parmigiano-Reggiano. Talk about comfort food!