arancini di riso (risotto balls stuffed with cheese)...these are sooo good!  I make them bite-sized.

Arancini di Riso (crispy fried risotto balls stuffed with cheese!) We had these at Mark and Catherines wedding they are seriously yummy!

Ravioli alla ricotta di bufala con zucchine, prosciutto crudo e mascarpone

Agnese Italian Recipes: Buffalo ricotta ravioli with zucchini, prosciutto and mascarpone

Marinated Grilled Shrimp

Marinated Grilled Shrimp

Marinated Grilled Shrimp: easy, flavorful marinade that is simply delicious! Definite keeper, marinated the shrimp for mins, next time go a little longer for more flavor. Ran grilled mins. Served w/sautéed spinach and marinated cucumber tomato salad.

Pasta alla Norma - classic Sicilian Pasta Dish made with Aubergine, Tomatoes, Basil and Baked Ricotta Cheese

Gambino Winery - Sicilian Food - Pasta alla Norma - classic Sicilian Pasta Dish made with Aubergine, Tomatoes, Basil and Baked Ricotta Cheese

Sopressata---the one thing that really sucks about not eating meat anymore.

The nice thing about Sopressa Vincentian is that it's a delicate salami that is aged at least 60 days - usually topped with spices and garlic. The wait is definitely worthwhile! Especially if you put it in a Panini or use this a pizza topping.

These baked chicken wings are extra crispy on the outside and very juicy inside. They are like deep-fried wings, only without a mess and added calories. Oh, and they only take 30 minutes to bake.

Baked Chicken Wings - Extra Crispy, Like Deep-Fried

I am trying this tomorrow night! Let's hope it looks as good as the picture! Shrimp Stuffed Squid.

This unusual recipe for Shrimp Stuffed Squid looks amazing on a plate of thick, chunky tomato sauce.

Olive all'ascolana - Italian region of Marche (Ascoli Piceno); Ingredients: stuffed olives, beef, pork, chicken, eggs, onion, carrot, celery, white wine, salt, cloves, pepper, bread crumbs, flour, extra virgin olive oil

Olive All'Ascolana: yet another recipe of the deep fried stuffed Ascolana Olives

Pasta allo scoglio or Italian spaghetti

You can use any fresh or frozen seafood combination in this tasty dish - more and better ingredients improve it. We like it with a few cherry tomatoes

Sarde in saor -  Italian Region: Veneto; main ingredients: fresh sardines, onions, white wine vinegar, pine nuts, raisins, flour, olive oil

Sarde in Saor - sweet and sour sardines (typical Mediterranean sardines preserved in vinegar and onions, one of the oldest recipes from Venice)

Tagliatelle porcini e tartufo

Fettuccine alla boscaiola con salsiccia e funghi porcini