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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79 comments on ““Italy is Served” with Bertolli”

  1. Looks absolutely delicious! Gotta try them!

  2. Wow, delicious! This may be dinner tonight 🙂

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

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

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  6. I would like to try the Tortellini Margherita.

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

  8. I want to try the lobster ravioli

  9. Italian Sausage Meatball Rigatoni

  10. want to try lobster ravioli

  11. creamy spinach rittaloni

  12. 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!

  13. I’d like to try the tortellini margherita

  14. The Chicken Florentine Alfredo.

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

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

  17. I would like to try the Ricotta & Spinach Cannelloni
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  18. The Ricotta and Mozzarella Ravioli sounds good!

    chambanachik at gmail dot com

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

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

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  22. I’d like the chicken florentine.

  23. Italian Sausage & Meatball Rigatoni- sausage is my favorite!

  24. Sign me up for the Chicken Margherita.

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

  26. I’d love the stuffed shells bolognese!

  27. 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!

  28. i want to try the Manicotti Alla Vodka

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

  30. We like the Stuffed Shells Bolognese

  31. Bertolli® Chicken Alfredo & Penne

  32. Manicotti or stuffed shells are the best!

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

  34. I would like to try the chicken parmigiana and penne.

  35. My favorite is the Bertolli® Shrimp, Asparagus & Penne

  36. Bertolli Tuscan Style Braised Beef with Gold Potatoes.

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

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

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

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

  41. I would love to try the Chicken Portabella Ravioli

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  43. I am looking forward to trying the Stuffed Shells Bolognese.

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

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

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  46. I really want to try the Tortellini Margherita!

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

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

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

  50. Id like to try the Chicken Florentine Alfredo

  51. I want to try the Italian Sausage and Meatball Rigatoni.

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

  53. I like the stuffed shells bolognese.

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

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  55. Chicken Alla Vodka & Farfalle looks yummy.

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