Fast. Simple. Delicious.: 60 No-Fuss, No-Fail Comfort Food Recipes to Amp Up Your Week

Fast. Simple. Delicious.: 60 No-Fuss, No-Fail Comfort Food Recipes to Amp Up Your Week

by Tara Ippolito
Fast. Simple. Delicious.: 60 No-Fuss, No-Fail Comfort Food Recipes to Amp Up Your Week

Fast. Simple. Delicious.: 60 No-Fuss, No-Fail Comfort Food Recipes to Amp Up Your Week

by Tara Ippolito


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What Beats a Fast, Simple and Delicious Meal? Absolutely Nothing.

No one knows how to please a picky palate better than a mom, and Tara “T” Ippolito has been head cook in her family for 20 years. Dedicated to inspiring self-taught cooks in the kitchen, Ippolito founded the Al Dente Diva blog to highlight fast, family-friendly meals with simple methods and familiar flavor profiles. In Fast. Simple. Delicious., Ippolito provides 60 delectable dinner ideas and proves that cooking doesn’t need to involve newfangled gadgets or time-consuming techniques to be eye-catching and delicious.

Her creative yet quick Italian-American meals satisfy fussy eaters and nostalgic foodies alike with easily accessible ingredients and bold flavors. With inspired refashioned favorites like Cheesy Chicken Tetrazzini, Italian Stuffed Peppers, Gnocchi Bolognese, Shrimp Francese and more, let the Al Dente Diva prove that simple, easy food can be the very best.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781645676591
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
Publication date: 11/01/2022
Pages: 152
Sales rank: 164,679
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Tara “T” Ippolito is the creator of the Al Dente Diva blog. Her recipes have won the hearts (and stomachs) of millions across social media platforms as @aldentediva and her recipes have been celebrated on Food Network, Good Morning America and Daily Mail as well as in several cooking competitions on So Yummy and Netflix. She lives in Bergen County, New Jersey with her husband and two boys, Leo and Dominic.

Table of Contents

Introduction 9

I Love the Dough 11

Savory Sausage Bread 12

Chicken Bacon Ranch Pizza 15

Sausage and Peppers Calzone 16

Italian Stromboli 19

Pepperoni Rolls 20

Double Crust Chicken Pot Pie 23

Beef and Cheese Empanadas 24

Stuffed Meatball Parmesan Bombs 27

Grown-Up Chicken and Broccoli Hot Pockets 28

Anytime Ham and Swiss Quiche 31

Food Gone Famous 33

The Absolute Best Fettuccine Alfredo 34

Cheesy Chicken Tetrazzini 37

Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff 38

No-Roux Shells and Cheese 41

Sweet and Savory Tamale Pie 42

Jersey's Favorite Penne alia Vodka 45

Bang Bang Shrimp Pasta 46

Sour Cream and Onion Pork Chops 49

Mom's Famous Tortellini Soup 50

Creamy Tomato and Spinach Bow Ties 53

Recipe Remixes 55

Buffalo Chicken Pasta 56

Chicken Enchilada Casserole 59

Mexican Lasagna 60

Shepherd's Pie Baked Potatoes 63

Cheesesteak Sloppy Joes 64

Southwestern Egg Rolls with Avocado Ranch Dipping Sauce 67

French Onion Salisbury Steaks 68

Chicken Parmesan Baked Ziti 71

Eggplant Meatballs and Spicy Marinara Sauce 72

Chicken Fajita Casserole 75

Classic Dinner Comebacks 77

Chicken Cordon Bleu 78

Vlad's Veal Marengo 81

Italian Stuffed Peppers 82

Three-Cheese Stuffed Manicotti 85

Better than Grandma's Meatloaf 86

Restaurant-Style Eggplant Parmesan 89

30-Minute Chicken Milanese 90

Gnocchi Bolognese 93

Tuna Noodle Casserole 94

Chicken Cacciatore 97

"Sea"ingis Believing 99

Salmon Cakes with Spicy Sriracha Tartar Sauce 100

Shrimp Scampi over Angel Hair 103

Creamy Lemon and Herb Salmon Pasta 104

Lump Crab Cake Burgers with Tartar Sauce 107

Baja Fish Tacos 108

Mussels Marinara over Linguine 111

Filet of Fish Sandwich 112

Shrimp Francese over Spinach 115

20-Minute Shrimp and Vegetable Stir-Fry 116

Simple Yet Satisfying Soups, Salads and Sandwiches 119

Crispy Chicken Caesar Salad Wrap 120

Honey Mustard Chicken Cobb Salad 123

Creamy White Chicken Chili 124

Greek Turkey Burger with Tzatziki Sauce 127

Broccoli Cheddar Soup with Garlic Butter Croutons 128

Taco Salad 131

Triple-Decker Turkey Club 132

Pasta Fagioli Soup 135

Mom's Tricolored Cheese Tortellini Salad 136

Hearty Turkey Stew 139

Taste of Italy Panini 140

Acknowledgments 143

About the Author 145

Index 146

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