F&W Test Kitchen

Zabaglione with Strawberries
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Here we serve the zabaglione hot when it's just made, but if you want to prepare the dish ahead of time, mix the zabaglione with whipped cream and refrigerate it as described in the first variation below.Plus: More Dessert Recipes and TipsRecipe from: Quick From Scratch Italian Cookbook
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Since the tomatoes here are not cooked, you'll really notice their flavor—or lack of it. Make this sauce in the summer when fresh tomatoes are at their peak. The garlic is heated briefly in the oil, and then the garlicky oil is tossed with the spaghetti so the flavor is dispersed throughout the dish. The pasta is equally good warm and at room temperature.Plus: More Pasta Recipes and TipsRecipe from: Quick From Scratch Italian Cookbook
For this light, uncooked sauce, you must have perfectly ripe tomatoes. Be sure they're at room temperature, too, not cold. In fact, tomatoes shouldn't be refrigerated at all; chilling permanently reduces their flavor.Plus: More Pasta Recipes and TipsRecipe from: Quick From Scratch Pasta Cookbook
Chopped Italian Salad
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Antipasto ingredients are sliced and diced to make a fun, flexible chopped salad. We've thrown in our favorites, and so should you. Add the dressing ingredients to the bowl, too, and mix them when you toss the salad—it's the Italian way. More Terrific SaladsRecipe from: Quick From Scratch Soups & Salads Cookbook