Finally, reasons 76-101 round out our list of 101 Reasons Cooking Italian Food ROCKS! Surely those doubters have been convinced by now!
If they're not, offer to whip them up some manicotti and you'll have their minds changed in no time flat!
It's all about big family-sized portions and sharing them with the ones you love!
Italian food has soul.
Dessert for breakfast - what a way to start the day!
"When the moon hits your eye, like a big pizza pie that's amore!"
There are tons of recipes to choose from, so even the pickiest eater can be satisfied.
Fried Chicken. Mac & Cheese. Meatloaf. All of these American classics have a (tasty) Italian counterpart.
It's filled with fun to say words like: Cacciatore, Macchiato and Primavera!
Saying the *above* words make you automatically sound sexier.
If it was good enough for Michaelangelo, Donatello and Rafael, it's good enough for me! (And I'm not just talking about the Ninja Turtles)
Italian cooking puts food on a pedestal, and who doesn't like to eat?
It can take hours and hours, or be done in a few minutes!
It makes you part of a huge community of Italian food lovers.
An Italian meal can be oh-so-romantic.
It doesn't have to look pretty - but it will always taste good!
There's a reason that The Olive Garden boasts that its chefs go to culinary school in Italy. (Not that it makes their food Italian, per se)
Everyone knows what Italian food is. Ask around about French food...not so much.
It can be composed of as few as two ingredients.
You can usually smell it from a mile away.
It's....do you really need any more reasons? Get to cooking! Vai!