Pasta A’la Amatriciana

Pasta A’la Amatriciana

Pasta A’la Amatriciana Ingredients: 1 lb Penne pasta 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup pancetta, diced 1 tablespoon garlic, chopped 1 28 oz canned tomatoes 1/2 teaspoon red pepper 1/3 cup onion, chopped 8 leaves basil, cut into strips 1/4 -1/2 cup grated Parmesan Procedure: In a large stockpot of salted, boiling water, add pasta…

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Zabaglione

Zabaglione

Zabaglione Ingredients: 7 egg yolks 1/2 cup Marsala Wine 1/3 cup white sugar 2 tablespoons confectionery sugar 1 cup heavy cream Procedure: Place egg yolks, white sugar, and Marsala wine in a stainless steel bowl. Place 2 inches of water in a sauce pan. Heat to boil then reduce to simmer. Place the bowl of…

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Fresh Strawberry Risotto

Fresh Strawberry Risotto

Fresh Strawberry Risotto Ingredients: 2 cups Arborio rice 4 cups chicken stock, hot 1/4 cup Asiago cheese 2 tablespoons mascarpone cheese 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup fresh strawberries, sliced 1/4 cup pine nuts 1 tablespoon oil 1/4 cup shallots, diced 1/4 cups sauterne wine salt and pepper to taste Procedure: In a large saute pan,…

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Rigatoni with Caramelized Onions & Baby Shrimp

Rigatoni with Caramelized Onions & Baby Shrimp

Rigatoni with Caramelized Onions & Baby Shrimp Ingredients: 1 lb rigatoni pasta 1/2 cup olive oil 2 medium sweet onion, julienned 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 1/2 cup asparagus, steam cooked tips 1 bag baby shrimp, cooked 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped Parmesan to taste salt, pepper, red…

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Chicken Carbonara Risotto

Chicken Carbonara Risotto

Chicken Carbonara Risotto Ingredients: 1 cup arborio rice 2 cups chicken stock 1/2 cup pancetta, diced 8 oz chicken cutlets, 1/2 inch dice 1 tablespoon garlic 1 tablespoon shallots 1/4 cup white wine 4 oz heavy cream 1/2 stick butter 1/2 cup peas 1/4 cup Parmesan, grated salt, pepper, red pepper seed to taste Procedure:…

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Eggplant, Mozzarella, & Arugula Bruschetta

Eggplant, Mozzarella, & Arugula Bruschetta

Eggplant, Mozzarella, & Arugula Bruschetta Ingredients: 1 eggplant, skin off 4 large eggs 2 cups flour 2 cups breadcrumbs 2 each mozzarella 2 cups arugula 1 French bread, sliced 1/2 cup olive oil 1 stick butter salt, pepper, to taste Procedure: Slice the eggplant into 1/2 inch thick pieces and place them in a bowl…

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Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup Ingredients: 1 1/2 pound ground beef 1 cup carrots, diced 1/2 cup onions, diced 1 cup celery, diced 1 can stewed tomatoes 1 lb elbow macaroni 2 quarts beef stock 1 tablespoon flour 2 cans kidney beans oregano, basil to taste salt, pepper, red pepper seed to taste Procedure: In a large stock…

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Rigatoni with Lemon Artichoke Pesto Cream Sauce

Rigatoni with Lemon Artichoke Pesto Cream Sauce

Rigatoni with Lemon Artichoke Pesto Cream Sauce Ingredients: 1 lb rigatoni 1 can artichoke quarters 1 pint heavy cream 1 stick butter 1 jar Bella Cucina Lemon Artichoke Pesto 1 tablespoon shallots, chopped 1 teaspoon Lemon Olive Oil 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 1/4 cup ricotta cheese 2 tablespoons pine nuts Procedure: Place pasta in…

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Italian Wedding Soup

Italian Wedding Soup

Italian Wedding Soup Ingredients: 1 lb Ground Beef 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 cup onion, diced 1 cup carrot, diced 2 cups chicken stock 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 tablespoons flour 2 chicken breasts, cubed 1 1/2 cups escarole, washed and chopped 1 cup pasta salt and pepper to taste Procedure: Form the ground beef…

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Seafood Risotto

Seafood Risotto

Seafood Risotto Ingredients: 1 cup Aborio rice 1 quart seafood stock, hot 1 tablespoon garlic, chopped 1/4 cup shallots, chopped 1/4 cup white wine 1/4 stick butter 1/2 lb shrimp 1/4 lb scallops 1/2 lb baby clams 1/2 cup stew tomatoes 1 teaspoon dried chili pepper 2/3 cup frozen peas salt, pepper, dill to taste…

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