BertolliDo not judge me! We do not cook every single one of our meals from scratch. One thing I noticed about having a food blog is that people expect to have fancy foods when they come to my house. What they get is a nice homemade meal that anyone could cook. This does not happen for every meal. We are a normal family that occasionally goes out to eat or we buy frozen pizzas or meals. GASP, I know! Bertolli Whether it is a homemade meal or a frozen dinner you will ALWAYS see us eating at the dining room table as a family.  That is something very important to Shaun and me, and we want to instill those same values in our children.  The TV gets turned off so that we are not distracted by other noise and we can actually concentrate on each other.  Family meal time is so important because I really feel like it can bond a family.  There are so many times when we go out to eat or we see other families who are concentrating on Blackberrys, iPhones, iPads and other electronics.  Kids find it hard to have an actual conversation with their parents and vice versa. Dinner time to me is being with friends and family and enjoying the conversation with good food.  I can’t tell you how many old family stories have been told at my dinner table…stories where you remember loved ones and new stories that are happening in the here and now. One thing caught my eye the other day when a mom posted a note on Facebook saying how her son sent home a note telling parents to at least have dinner together once a week.  I know it’s impossible for working parents to always be home for dinner, but if you are at home, please eat with your kids or loved ones. Bertolli is currently running an “Italy Is Served” campaign.   They have a new line of products centered around single-serve and multi-serve meals. The meal we tried out and really enjoyed was the Single-Serve Rustico Bakes Stuffed Shells Bolognese.  They were cooked in the oven for a little less than an hour, and I paired them with a slice of fresh ciabatta bread and a glass of red wine. Check out Bertolli’s website or Facebook page to see all of the new flavors and varieties of meals.Bertolli

 

 

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78 Responses to ““Italy is Served” with Bertolli”

  1. 1
    Pamela @ Brooklyn Farm Girl — November 7, 2013 at 11:23 am

    Looks absolutely delicious! Gotta try them!

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    Kim — November 7, 2013 at 11:54 am

    Wow, delicious! This may be dinner tonight :)

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    Kayle (The Cooking Actress) — November 7, 2013 at 12:40 pm

    I love Bertoli and those stuffed shells just may be my fave!

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    Mami2jcn — November 7, 2013 at 4:49 pm

    I’d like to try the Italian Sausage Meatball Rigatoni.

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    Mami2jcn — November 7, 2013 at 4:49 pm

    tweet–https://twitter.com/mami2jcn/status/398583010062135298

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    Jessica To — November 7, 2013 at 5:37 pm

    I would like to try the Tortellini Margherita.

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    Nataly Carbonell — November 7, 2013 at 6:38 pm

    I’d like to try the Chicken Chardonnay & Penne!

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    Elena — November 7, 2013 at 8:45 pm

    I want to try the lobster ravioli

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    stephanie — November 8, 2013 at 7:02 am

    Italian Sausage Meatball Rigatoni

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    stephanie — November 8, 2013 at 7:03 am
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    kathryn k — November 8, 2013 at 7:55 am

    want to try lobster ravioli

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    courtney b — November 8, 2013 at 10:38 am

    creamy spinach rittaloni

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    courtney b — November 8, 2013 at 10:39 am
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    D Schmidt — November 8, 2013 at 12:53 pm

    I would most like to try Bertolli® Chicken Alla Vodka & Farfalle, I have looked at these in the Grocer’s freezer and been tempted to try so I will really have to do so!

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    D Schmidt — November 8, 2013 at 12:53 pm
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    cw — November 8, 2013 at 5:35 pm

    I’d like to try the tortellini margherita

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    mysweetiepiepie — November 8, 2013 at 5:46 pm

    The Chicken Florentine Alfredo.

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    amy pugmire — November 8, 2013 at 6:00 pm

    I would love to try out the Ricotta and Mozzarella Ravioli.

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    amy pugmire — November 8, 2013 at 6:00 pm
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    Susan Smith — November 9, 2013 at 2:54 pm

    I would like to try Bertolli® Chicken Alla Vodka & Farfalle.

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    Susan Smith — November 9, 2013 at 2:55 pm
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    Lisa Brown — November 9, 2013 at 4:55 pm

    I would like to try the Ricotta & Spinach Cannelloni
    jslbrown_03 at yahoo dot com

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    Lisa Brown — November 9, 2013 at 4:57 pm

    my tweet – https://twitter.com/LuLu_Brown24/status/399309759225933824
    jslbrown_03 at yahoo dot com

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    Erika — November 10, 2013 at 9:11 pm

    The Ricotta and Mozzarella Ravioli sounds good!

    chambanachik at gmail dot com

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    Jessie C. — November 10, 2013 at 10:23 pm

    I would like to try Italian Sausage & Meatball Rigatoni
    tcarolinep at gmail dot com

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    Jessie C. — November 10, 2013 at 10:23 pm

    -https://twitter.com/tcarolinep/status/399754059344642048

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    Claudia — November 11, 2013 at 2:04 am

    I would love to try soup meal for two Bertolli® Tomato Florentine & Tortellini with Chicken.

    dealsfan32 at gmail dot com

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    Claudia — November 11, 2013 at 2:05 am
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    Ashley H — November 11, 2013 at 6:11 pm

    I’d like the chicken florentine.

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    Alexis — November 12, 2013 at 2:11 pm

    Italian Sausage & Meatball Rigatoni- sausage is my favorite!

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    rachel — November 13, 2013 at 12:34 pm

    Sign me up for the Chicken Margherita.

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    One Frugal Girl — November 14, 2013 at 9:48 am
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    One Frugal Girl — November 14, 2013 at 9:48 am

    I’ve never tried them before but the chicken florentine alfredo sounds delicious.
    onefrugalgirl AT gmail DOT com

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    Ashley S. — November 17, 2013 at 7:56 pm

    I’d love the stuffed shells bolognese!

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    Ashley S. — November 17, 2013 at 7:58 pm
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    Ashleigh Hardin-Jones — November 19, 2013 at 6:12 pm

    I literally melt every time Bertolli’s skillet meals are BOGO in Publix. I’ve tried almost all of them but I’m dieing to try to the shrimp scampi & linguine next!

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    Tina M — November 20, 2013 at 9:27 pm

    i want to try the Manicotti Alla Vodka

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    Tina M — November 20, 2013 at 9:28 pm
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    Robin — November 22, 2013 at 10:22 am

    I haven’t tried any of them, but the Bertolli Shrimp Scampi & Linguine sounds yummy!

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    Wanda McHenry — November 22, 2013 at 11:32 pm

    We like the Stuffed Shells Bolognese

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    Wanda McHenry — November 22, 2013 at 11:34 pm
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    Erica Best — November 24, 2013 at 1:19 pm

    Bertolli® Chicken Alfredo & Penne

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    Erica Best — November 24, 2013 at 1:34 pm
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    Lauren — November 26, 2013 at 10:39 am

    Manicotti or stuffed shells are the best!

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    Nicole Larsen — November 26, 2013 at 3:45 pm

    I’d really like to try the Ricotta and Mozzarella Ravioli

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    maria cantu — November 26, 2013 at 4:55 pm

    I would like to try the chicken parmigiana and penne.

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    Madeline — November 27, 2013 at 5:44 pm

    My favorite is the Bertolli® Shrimp, Asparagus & Penne

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    Madeline — November 27, 2013 at 5:54 pm
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    Gianna — November 28, 2013 at 2:22 am

    Bertolli Tuscan Style Braised Beef with Gold Potatoes.

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    Debbie b — November 29, 2013 at 10:04 pm

    i’ve tried the Chicken Parmigiana & Penne and it was very good!

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    Debbie b — November 29, 2013 at 10:05 pm
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    Rebecca Graham — November 30, 2013 at 1:16 am

    The one I want to try is the Chicken Florentine Alfredo.

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    LAMusing — November 30, 2013 at 2:49 am

    The Chicken Parm is delicious – I’d love to try the Bertolli Shrimp Scampi & Linguine

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    Norma — November 30, 2013 at 2:50 am

    The Stuffed Shells Bolognese looks hearty and tasty! I’d love to try them. Or the Ziti Alforno.

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    Wild Orchid — November 30, 2013 at 6:29 am

    I would love to try the Chicken Portabella Ravioli

    Thanks for the chance to win!
    wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

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    Wild Orchid — November 30, 2013 at 6:31 am

    tweet–https://twitter.com/WildOrchid985/status/406762398704349184

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    Nancy — November 30, 2013 at 10:44 am

    I am looking forward to trying the Stuffed Shells Bolognese.

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    Julie — November 30, 2013 at 2:12 pm

    Italian Sausage & Meatball Rigatoni is what I would love to try thanks

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    Amy Tong — December 1, 2013 at 2:04 am

    Bertolli® Shrimp, Asparagus & Penne is my favorite…and I can’t wait to try them all out.

    amy [at] utry [dot] it

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    Amy Tong — December 1, 2013 at 2:05 am
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    Kerry — December 2, 2013 at 7:59 pm

    I really want to try the Tortellini Margherita!

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    Betty C — December 3, 2013 at 10:51 am

    Ravioli is one of my favorite meals so I’d like to try both the Lobster Ravioli and the Chicken Portabella Ravioli.

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    Betty C — December 3, 2013 at 10:52 am
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    ewhatley — December 3, 2013 at 5:20 pm

    I’ve tried several but would love to try the Creamy Spinach Rollatini

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    Karin A — December 3, 2013 at 5:54 pm

    I’d love to try the Italian Sausage & Meatball Rigatoni.

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    Amanda Sakovitz — December 4, 2013 at 11:54 am

    Id like to try the Chicken Florentine Alfredo

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    Amanda Sakovitz — December 4, 2013 at 11:54 am
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    Thomas Murphy — December 4, 2013 at 1:43 pm

    I want to try the Italian Sausage and Meatball Rigatoni.

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    Thomas Murphy — December 4, 2013 at 1:47 pm
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    angie lilly — December 4, 2013 at 2:22 pm

    I have never tried them, so no fav here. I do think I would enjoy the
    Ziti Alforno the best though!

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    angie lilly — December 4, 2013 at 2:24 pm
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    Mari — December 4, 2013 at 2:46 pm

    I like the stuffed shells bolognese.

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    Tabathia B — December 4, 2013 at 4:59 pm

    I would love to try the Bertolli® Shrimp Scampi & Linguine

    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

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    Tabathia B — December 4, 2013 at 5:01 pm
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    Mary D — December 4, 2013 at 10:49 pm

    Chicken Alla Vodka & Farfalle looks yummy.

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    Mary D — December 4, 2013 at 10:50 pm

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