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Panzanella Salad Recipe

What’s not to like about a salad made of bread and cheese? In this classic Italian salad, crusty bread, prosciutto, and creamy mozzarella balls temper the bright, acidic tomatoes and vinaigrette. It’s one of my favorite things to serve as…

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Italian Pasta Salad Recipe

A zesty Italian pasta salad is one of my absolute favorite summertime sides. There are a zillion ways to make it, but my go-to is the more classic pasta salad with all the Italian flavors–salami, tomatoes, olives, basil, Italian dressing,…

Pizza Toppings Board

Pizza topping combos are practically infinite, so instead of limiting yourself to just one or two, set up a toppings bar so you (and your guests) can try as many variations as you want! My favorite way to do this…

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California Football Snacks for the Big Game

Updated 2022. This post was from last year’s LA-based football game, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still celebrate the Big Game with healthy game day snacks! And as a lifelong California girl, beautiful, bright snacks are my forte. Plus,…

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Italian Antipasto Platter

An antipasti platter is the perfect start to any meal. Load up on Italian meats and fresh tuna to serve on yummy crostini with all the extras.

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