George Miller, an Australian comedian, once said that "the trouble with eating Italian food is that five or six days later you're hungry again."
The heartiness of Italian recipes may be one reason that Italian cuisine is beloved by people around the world. But easy, authentic Italian dishes are really all about simple foods made with ingredients of the highest quality.
We've put together a roundup of our very favorite Italian recipes -- from antipasto to ziti. Get inspired and plan to impress your friends and family with home-cooked, delicious Italian food! These dishes are perfect for every occasion and they range from simple to spectacular.
Check out the slideshow above to see our favorite Italian recipes!