Recipes

Italian Sushi

Italian Sushi

Courtesy of Jeffrey Freehof The Garlic Clove, Evans, GA 2 cups of cooked sushi rice 2 pasta sheets 1 cup fresh spinach 3 ounces roasted red pepper strips 4 ounces prosciutto 2 ounces pesto 3 ounces olive tepanade 1 ounce balsamic reduction How-to:

Chicken & Rosemary Ricotta Toasted Sandwich

Chicken & Rosemary Ricotta Toasted Sandwich

Ingredients 4½ cups (35 oz.) Ricotta 2 cups (9 oz.) Parmesan, grated ¼ cup Rosemary, fresh, minced 4 oz. Sun-dried tomatoes, chopped ½” 2 Tbsp. Black pepper, coarse-ground 12 Ciabatta rolls, 4″ x 4″ (3 oz.), sliced horizontally ½ cup Olive oil 1 Tbsp.Garlic, minced and mashed 2¼ lb.Chicken breast, cooked, sliced ¼” thick, warmedMore »

Philly Cheese Steak Pizza

Philly Cheese Steak Pizza

Ingredients 1 14-inch pizza crust 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 3/4 cup pizza sauce 7 ounces ribeye steak, grilled and cut into strips 1 medium green bell pepper, roasted an sliced 1 medium yellow onion, cut into rings 5 ounces mozzarella cheese 5 ounces provolone cheese Instructions In a saute pan set over medium-high heat, sauteMore »

Chipotle-Onion Jam

chipotle onion jam pizza

Courtesy of John Gutekanst, Avalanche Pizza, Athens, Ohio This is wonderful to top on aged cheddar, feta and even gorgonzola pizzas. Cream sauce pizzas are great with this jam. 3 tablespoons olive oil 4 large onions cut in vertically, then in half-strips 1/8-inch thick 3 chipotle peppers from a small can of chipotle in adoboMore »

Pickled Red Onions

Courtesy of John Gutekanst, Avalanche Pizza, Athens, Ohio This is a simple and easy accompaniment to top a pizza with and adds a special zing to any meaty or fatty pie. 3 cups rice wine or apple cider vinegar ½ tablespoon, roasted fennel seeds 1 teaspoon celery seed 1 teaspoon cumin seed ½ teaspoon redMore »

Charred Onion Dip (and/or my Flammkuchen sauce)

Courtesy of John Gutekanst, Avalanche Pizza, Athens, Ohio This recipe combines the umami deepness of charred onion with cream and a touch of fennel. For the dip, sour cream is used. If you want to make the sauce for pizza, you can use mascarpone cheese. Both rock the house! (Note: the roasted red peppers areMore »

Eggplant Parmesan Lasagna

Eggplant Lasagna

3 medium eggplants Olive oil-flavored cooking spray 1 ounce dried basil 4 ounces Parmesan cheese, grated 48 ounces marinara sauce 1 ounce Italian seasoning 2 pounds no-cook lasagna noodles 2 pounds ricotta cheese 1 pound shredded mozzarella 4 ounces fresh basil or parsley, chopped Preheat broiler. Trim ends and peel the eggplant, and cut cross-wiseMore »

Pizza Mexicana con Chorizo (sponsored by Burke)

Pizza Mexicana con Chorizo

Ingredients 1 14-inch pizza skin ¾ cup salsa, thick & chunky ½ cup black beans, canned, drained, rinsed ½ cup onion, chopped 1 tsp cumin, ground 1 Jalapeño pepper, seeded, finely chopped 2 oz Monterey Jack cheese, shredded 2 oz Cheddar cheese, shredded 12 oz Chorizo topping 1 Tbsp cilantro leaves, fresh, chopped Instructions SpreadMore »

Fusilli Lunghi with Shaved Fennel and Sausage in Cream Sauce

Fusilli Lunghi with Shaved Fennel and Sausage in Cream Sauce

Ingredients 1 small bulb fresh fennel (about 3/4 pound) 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 pound sweet Italian sausage, casing removed 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1/2 pound fusilli lunghi cooked almost al dente Salt and freshly ground pepper 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese Instructions 1. Trim and clean the fennel by cutting off theMore »

Mixed Berry Dessert Pizza

Mixed Berry Dessert Pizza

Ingredients 26 ounces of Rich’s Pizza Dough or 16 –inches pre-baked pizza crust 2 cups of ricotta cheese ½ cup powdered sugar ½ cup sliced almonds, toasted 1 teaspoon almond extract 2 cups mixed berries ½ cup seedless raspberry jam, heated Instructions Thaw and temper dough ball; roll out to 16-inches and place on oiledMore »