Can You Boil Oven Ready Lasagna Noodles

The simple answer to the question “Can you boil oven ready lasagna noodles? “, is “Yes”.  

But the next thing you should consider when making a classic lasagna dish, using rigid sheets of oven-ready pasta, is “Should you?” boil them.   

I moved to Italy several years ago and learned directly from an Italian chef that there are a number of different techniques when using oven-ready lasagna sheets in lasagna or any other classic dish that requires any type of lasagna noodle.

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Italy In September – The Best Time To Visit Italy?

Are you planning a trip to Italy and considering going in the month of May?
After learning about all that Italy has to offer during the month of September, including the best weather, fewer tourists, lower prices, and scores of local food festivals, I’m confident you will agree that it is a good idea to schedule your next trip during this month which bridges summer and fall.

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How Long Does It Take To Get Italian Citizenship

The Italian citizenship application process includes challenges such as an Italian language test and in some cases mountains of paperwork, but once your application has been submitted and you have paid your application fee, it usually takes between 6 months and 1 year of processing time before a decision is made regarding your case.   

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How To Cook Authentic Italian Food Like A Real Italian

Traditional Italian cuisine is simple and composed of the simplest elements.   A cornerstone of most Italian cooking (the kind of cooking that real Italian grandmothers still practice in Italy) is to always use the freshest seasonal ingredients.

The modern American or Western-style diet is so far removed from the Italian-style Mediterranean diet that the two are nearly unrecognizable when compared side by side.

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Mediterranean Diet vs American Diet – Best Of Italy

The best news for the diet-weary American or Westerner is that anyone can realize the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet – without making any single food off-limits.
Although not everyone is able to move to a Mediterranean country where the food quality is higher and without fast food spots on every corner, the Mediterranean approach to food and lifestyle can be replicated almost anywhere.

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The Perfect Italian Vegetable Garden – How To Guide

This short article is a complete guide to growing your first Italian vegetable garden by a leading authority on gardening, horticulturist, and landscape designer Nathan Heinrich.  
Nathan is a contributing writer for publications such as Architectural Digest, Martha Stewart, and Better Homes and Gardens.

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I’m Moving To Italy Podcast – Complete Expat Guide

Are you planning a move to Italy?

If so, then you should certainly listen to the I’m Moving To Italy podcast. As the only podcast documenting the process of an ordinary person moving to Italy from the United States, this top-rated travel podcast with listeners from more than 90 countries around the world, is an invaluable resource for anyone planning a move to Italy.

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The Real Nathan Heinrich – I’m Moving To Italy Podcast

In this article, we come to learn who the real Nathan Heinrich truly is.

Recently, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Nathan, at his home in the Prosecco Valley in Northern Italy, and asking him some questions.

It was a very interesting conversation and am delighted to be able to share some of it with you.

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What Are The Benefits Of Dual Italian Citizenship?

The benefits of Italian citizenship are vast and almost too numerous to count, but some of the top reasons for wanting to become an Italian citizen include – the Italian healthcare system, better and healthier food, improved quality of life, beautiful scenery and architecture, living in a country with an excellent public transportation system, beautiful weather, proximity to the Mediterranean Sea and countless other reasons.

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Gaeta Italy BEST TRAVEL TIPS for You in 2023

Gaeta is one of Southern Italy’s best-kept secrets. 

When most tourists think about the best beaches in Italy, locations on the Tyrrhenian Sea such as the seaside town of Gaeta, in the Lazio region, are not what comes to mind first.

But if you love gold-sand beaches, palm trees, and cute surfing beach spots dating back to Roman times – Gaeta is the perfect destination for you.

*Pronunciation Tip: Gaeta is pronounced “Ga-et-uh”.

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Sailing Around The Med

In 2021, during the middle of the pandemic, this remarkable couple met while both were crew members on a racing sailboat making a round trip from Rome to Sicily.
Now they are changing the world together!

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Top 10 Best Films Set In Italy

If you’re craving an Italian escape but you can’t hop on a plane, open a bottle of wine and allow yourself to be transported to Italy from the comfort of your living room with our list of the 10 best films set in Italy – plus several honorable mentions.

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Where is Cortina?

In 1956, the very first televised Olympic Games were held in Cortina, Italy.   70 years later, the 2026 Winter Olympics will be held there again.

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Why You Should Move To Italy

While it might sound like an unrealistic dream to many, moving to Italy makes a lot more sense than you might realize. Here are some reasons why you may want to consider such a major life change.

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How To Get The Best Flights To Italy

Traveling to Italy should be a wonderful experience from the moment you book your flight to the moment you fly back home!
Here are some tips from our Italian travel experts on how to book the BEST flights for the BEST PRICE!

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7 Reasons To Spend Christmas In Italy

When you imagine your ideal Italian vacation you most likely envision a warm-weather combination of pasta eating, wine drinking, Vespa riding, gelato indulging, and Mediterranean sailing.   

But there’s a side to Italy that remains one of its best-kept secrets.  

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