If you love Italian food, today is your day! Are you celebrating National Italian Food Day but aren’t sure what to make? Enjoy one of the 25+ recipes from our #1 International Best Selling cookbook Don’t Cut the Basil: Five Generations of Authentic Italian Recipes. Our five generations of recipes include appetizers, side dishes, entrees, and desserts and family stories behind them. From the traditional pasta sauces to the delicious Italian cookies, these recipes will make your taste buds want more! In general, Italians don’t soak their pasta in sauce or have a heavy layer of meat in their sauce that dominates the dish. Pictured here is rigatoni with Mamacita’s Italian Meat Sauce and some freshly grated cheese.