Tag Archives: italian

Chicken and Shrimp with Pasta

It has been said that this dish was invented for Napolean himself. He must have had an Italian chef traveling around with him. The bread does not have to be fried in butter unless you want a gut like the … Continue reading

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Fettuccine with veal meatballs, peas and mushrooms

This was inspired by a recipe in La Mia Cucina Toscana by Pino Luongo. The recipe calls for deep frying the meatballs. Yum, but we’ve already done more than one fried recipe this year and we can’t go knocking on … Continue reading

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Lamb Bolognese

Recently ground lamb was on clearance. It must have had something to do with a holiday that just went by. Although I have no idea what lamb and Presidents Day have in common. Normally I like to make bolognese sauce … Continue reading

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Red Wine Risotto

Once again: Risotto is a really easy quick dinner that everyone thinks is fancy and hard. It is also a dish that is always better at home than from a restaurant. For this one, we went a little off left … Continue reading

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White Bean Dip with Roasted Garlic

This is a very easy dip to make and the end result is extremely creamy with superior flavor. Use anything from veggies to tortilla chips as the dipping vessels. Any type and mixture of white bean will work but cannellini … Continue reading

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Stuffed Peppers with Ricotta and Italian Sausage

Here is a great way to use up some leftover ricotta for a quick weekday meal. Remember to pick peppers that have flat bottoms so they do not tip over while baking. Sausage and Ricotta Stuffed Peppers 3-4 large red … Continue reading

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Brown rice risotto with black trumpet mushrooms

By Katherine When Greg talks about how easy it is to make risotto, I nod wholeheartedly in agreement gulping wine and watching him stir. I do love to watch him stir. Wait where was I? Oh yes, the simplicity of … Continue reading

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