Category Archives: Italian

Marinated Mushrooms

We always have mushrooms in our refrigerator. Sometimes we buy too many and this is a great way to use them up before they go bad. Plus making your own marinated mushrooms is way cheaper than buying them from the … Continue reading

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Poached Whole Fish in Mushroom Stock

This is a great way to cook smaller whole fish like trout. Larger fillets can be substituted if desired. Either way serve with polenta in a bowl full of the broth. Poached Whole Fish with Mushroom Broth 2-3 lbs whole … Continue reading

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Lamb Shoulder Chops with Mint Chimichurri

Here is a great way to combine the flavor of mint and lamb without using some sort of jelly abomination. This sauce would work well for lamb chops or for a rack of lamb. Lamb Chops with Chimichurri Sauce For … Continue reading

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Carrot Top Pesto

Normally I use carrot fronds in stocks but this is a really tasty way to use them as well. Use only the leaves for this and make sure the fronds are really fresh, like out of your garden or from … Continue reading

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Roast Red Snapper with Fennel

This is an easy and tasty way to prepare a whole red snapper. Roasted Whole Red Snapper with Fennel 2-3 lb whole red snapper 2 bulbs fennel 1 lemon sliced into thin rounds 4-5 cloves garlic cut into thin slivers … Continue reading

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Lamb Stuffed with Pesto and Red Pepper

Here is another recipe featuring pesto and lamb. It is just so good together. For the other go here. Lamb Stuffed with Red Bell Pepper Pesto 6-7 lb leg of lamb deboned 3 tbsp pesto 1 large red bell pepper … Continue reading

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Mushrooms Stuffed with Mascarpone

These are very simple and quick. Mushrooms Stuffed with Mascarpone 24 stuffing mushrooms 1/2 cup diced green onion 3/4 cup bread crumbs 3 cloves garlic minced 5 oz mascarpone 3-4 slices ham chopped into small dice 2 tbsp olive oil … Continue reading

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