Recipes

Marinated Fresh Mozzarella

Marinated Fresh Mozzarella

Ingredients 1 pound fresh mozzarella, sliced 1/4 cup torn fresh basil leaves 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice Instructions Put the fresh mozzarella in a stainless steel or non-reactive bowl. Add the remaining ingredients. Toss gently to combine the flavors. Allow to marinate for up to an hour. Serve at onceMore »

Chicken Santa Fe Pizza

Chicken Santa Fe Pizza

Ingredients 1 dough ball 1 boneless chicken breast 1 red pepper, cored and julienned 1 Spanish onion, julienned 5 cloves garlic, chopped 4 ounces salsa 4 ounces marinara sauce ½ cup olive oil 2 ounces white wine 4 ounces Havarti with jalapeño 3 ounces mozzarella 3 ounces yellow cheddar ¼ ounce cilantro, chopped 1 teaspoonMore »

Mandarin Pizza

Mandarin Pizza

Recipe courtesy of McKinners Pizza Bar, Littleton, Colorado 13 ounces pizza dough 3 tablespoons red wine vinaigrette 2 ounces baby spinach, washed and dried 25 canned Mandarin orange sections, drained 8 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded 4 ounces honey glazed pecans Corn meal Roll or hand stretch dough to 13-inches in diameter. Sprinkle corn meal onMore »

Parmesan Zucchini Sticks

Parmesan Zucchini Sticks

Ingredients 1 cup seasoned Italian breadcrumbs 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 3 medium zucchini (about 1-1/2 pounds), cut into strips about 1/2 inch wide and 3 inches long 3 large eggs, lightly beaten Finely chopped parsley Instructions In a large plastic bag, combine well the breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese,More »

Italian Wings

Italian Wings

Ingredients 1 stick unsalted butter (1/2 cup), melted 2 tablespoons Dijon-style mustard 1/8 teaspoon cayenne 1 cup bread crumbs ½ cup grated Parmesan 1 teaspoon dried oregano 24 chicken wings, tips cut off, halved at the joint Instructions In a mixing bowl, combine the butter, mustard, and cayenne. In another mixing bowl combine the breadMore »

Summer Garden Pizza

Summer Garden Pizza

Ingredients 1 14-inch pizza crust 1 cup Alfredo sauce 1½ cups julienne carrots 1½ cups broccoli 1 cup julienne cucumber 1 small tomato, chopped ½ small onion, chopped 1½ cup mozzarella Fresh basil Instructions Ladle Alfredo sauce onto pizza crust, spreading it into a semi-thin layer. Scatter broccoli, cucumber, tomato, onion and 1 cup ofMore »

Seafood Salad Sandwich

seafood salad sandwich

Ingredients 2 pounds shredded crab 1 pound baby shrimp ¾ cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons chopped parsley 1 teaspoon granulated garlic 1 tablespoon of salt 1 teaspoon of ground black pepper Shredded lettuce Baguette Instructions Combine all ingredients but lettuce and baguette. Toast baguette and dress with lettuce and seafood salad.

Baked Ziti with Sausage

Baked Ziti with Sausage

Ingredients • 2 tablespoons olive oil • 1/2 cup onion, coarsely chopped • 1 pound sweet Italian sausage, casing removed • 3½ cups tomato puree • 2 teaspoons dried oregano • 2 teaspoons dried basil, crumbled • 8 ounces ricotta • 1 teaspoon salt • ¼ cup chopped flat-leaf parsley • ½ cup grated ParmesanMore »

Ricotta Fritta Pizza

Ricotta Fritta Pizza

Ingredients Dough ball ¾ cup of superfine ricotta 3 eggs ¼ cup Parmesan ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon granular garlic ¼ teaspoon black pepper 3 ounces diced ham 3 ounces diced roasted red pepper 4 ounces chopped cooked spinach 4 ounces shredded or diced mozzarella provolone blend Instructions Stretch the dough onto or into aMore »

Mojito Basilica

basil mojito

2 fresh mint sprigs, chopped 2 fresh basil leaves, chopped 1 tablespoon agave nectar 2 tablespoons Fresh lime juice 1½ ounces (3 tablespoons) light rum Ice Chilled soda water In a tall glass with back of a spoon crush mint and basil with agave and lime juice then stir in rum. Add ice cubes andMore »