Recipes

Gazpacho

Gazpacho

Ingredients 3 medium tomatoes, chopped 1 medium red onion, finely chopped 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped Tomato juice 1 clove garlic, minced 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 teaspoons hot sauce Salt and fresh ground black pepper, to taste Instructions In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients, except tomato juice. Let marinate inMore »

Franken Sausage

Franken Sausage, Pizza, recipe, pepperoni, bacon

3 cups (or 29 ounces) of fresh ground pork 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon ground pepper 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon sugar 2 teaspoons salt 1 tablespoon toasted fennel seed 1 cup good natural casing, cupping pepperoni 1 cup bacon crumbles ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil Mix the ground pork with allMore »

Pasta Con Asiago e Spinaci (Pasta with Cheese and Spinach)

Pasta Con Asiago e Spinaci (Pasta with Cheese and Spinach)

Ingredients 10 ounces fresh spinach, washed, heavy stems cut off, leaves torn ½ pounds Asiago or Fontina cheese, shredded 5 ounces oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained, sliced ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper ¾ pound cavatappi or other short pasta, such as fusilli or rotini, cooked al denteMore »

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 »

Linguine with Clam Sauce

Linguine with Clam Sauce

Ingredients 1 cup water 1/2 cup dry white wine 32 manila or littleneck clams, scrubbed 1 cup bottled clam juice 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper lakes 2 teaspoons dried thyme, crumbled Salt and fresh ground pepper to taste 1 pound linguineMore »

Grandma Pie

Recipe Courtesy of Zoli’s NY Pizza Tavern, Dallas, Texas Yield: 9 slices 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 24-ounce dough ball 1 28-ounce can Italian plum tomatoes (San Marzano style) 1 28-ounce can California plum tomatoes 1 clove garlic, minced 1 pinch, dried oregano 4 basil leaves, chopped 1 tablespoon salt 10-12 ounces mozzarella,More »

Pizza Insalata

Pizza Insalata

Ingredients 6-7 cups mixed lettuces (red leaf, leaf, radicchio) or mesclun 1/4 cup sliced red onion 4-5 fresh plum tomatoes, seeded & ubed 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice Salt & freshly ground pepper to taste 1 14-inch pizza shell 6-8 thin slices of provolone cheese (orMore »

Chicken Cordon Bleu Pizza

Chicken Cordon Bleu Pizza

Courtesy of Jeffrey Freehof The Garlic Clove, Evans, GA 1 12-ounce pizza dough 3 ounces Alfredo sauce 4 ounces diced roasted chicken 2 ounces shredded ham 2 ounces shredded Swiss cheese 3 ounces shredded mozzarella Stretch the dough. Top it with the Alfredo, half of both cheeses, the chicken and ham. Next, top with theMore »

Pasta Jambalaya with Sausage and Chicken

pasta jambalaya

Serves 4 to 6 (scale up in direct proportion) 1 pound penne rigate, ziti or rotini, cooked in boiling salted water until al dente. Reserve ½ cup of the pasta water (the starchy water enhances the pasta “sauce”). Drain the pasta and set it aside. Keep it warm. 3 tablespoons olive oil ¾ pound shrimpMore »

Mama’s Magnificent Meatballs

Mama's Magnificent Meatballs

Ingredients 8 pounds lean ground beef 2 pounds ground pork 1/4 cup finely chopped garlic 1 cup grated Romano cheese 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 cup finely chopped parsley (use flat-leaf if you can) 5 cups bread, torn from day old Italian bread, soaked in milk and squeezed dry 8 egg, lightly beaten 3More »