Brown Butter and Sage Gnocchi

Ingredients GNOCCHI (Ingredients)2 pounds Russet potatoesSalt to taste1-1/2 to 1-3/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour BROWN BUTTER AND SAGE SAUCE (Ingredients)3 tablespoons butter2 teaspoons chopped fresh sageSalt & pepper, to taste Instructions GNOCCHI (Instructions)Scrub potatoes and place them unpeeled in a large pot of boiling water. Boil until tender all the way through, but not fallingMore »

Bow Ties with Asian Chicken

Ingredients 2 ½ pounds bow tie pasta (farfalle) 1 ounce olive oil 6 ounces soy sauce 3 ounces honey 3 ounces lime juice 1 ½ ounces country-style Dijon mustard (with seeds) 3 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1/2 –inch cubes 12 ounces chicken broth 4 small red bell peppers, seeded and sliced thinlyMore »

Blueberry and Apple Bread Pudding

Ingredients 2 cups whole milk 4 large eggs, lightly beaten 3/4 cup sugar 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 1/8 teaspoon salt 10 slices white bred, crusts removed, torn (about 4 cups) 2 large apples (Granny Smith or Cortland), peeled, cored, cubed 3/4 cup frozen blueberries (no needMore »

Blue Crab Melt

Ingredients 18 ounce dough ball 1-1/4 cups Crab Mix Base (recipe follows)* 4 ounces mozzarella, shredded 1/2 cup lightly packed fresh flat-leaf spinach 1/4 cup lightly packed fresh flat-leaf spinach 1/4 cup roasted red peppers 1/2 cup artichoke hearts, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh basil chopped 2 ounces soft goat cheese 2 tablespoons Asiago cheese, gratedMore »

Blue Cheese-Garlic Dressing

Ingredients 4 ounces blue cheese, crumbled 3 ounces cream cheese, softened ½ cup mayonnaise 1/3 cup half-and-half 2 large cloves of garlic, crushed Instructions Combine all ingredients in a food processor or mixing bowl. Blend until creamy

BLT Pizza with Arugula

Ingredients 12-inch par-baked pizza shell 13 cup whipped ricotta blended with 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 3 – 4 fresh plum or Roma tomatoes, sliced lengthwise 6 ounces shredded mozzarella or provolone 4 strips bacon or pancetta cooked crisp and coarsely chopped 1 cup firmly packed arugula Instructions Spread the ricotta/mayo mixture over the par-baked pizza shell.More »

BLT Bruschetta

Ingredients 1 package of Patrick Cudahy Regular or Thick Slied Bacon, cooked, drained and crumbled 1 French baguette 2 tablespoons light olive oil 4 tomatoes, diced 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh oregano, chopped 2 teaspoons garlic, finely minced 16 ounces Asiago cheese, shredded 10 ounces provolone cheese, sliced thinly Ground white pepperMore »

Bleu Cheese Dressing

Ingredients 2 cups plain sour cream 1 cup quality crumbled bleu cheese Fresh lemon juice to taste Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste Instructions Combine and whip the sour cream with the bleu cheese. Add the lemon juice a teaspoon at a time until you get the perfect bleu cheese flavor. A hint ofMore »

Bleu Cheese and Chicken Pizza

Ingredients 1 12-inch pizza crust1 pound grilled chicken breasts, cut into 1/4-inch wide strips2 tablespoons unsalted butter3 tablespoons hot sauce1 tablespoon cider vinegar1/2 cup sour cream1/2 cup ricotta cheese3/4 cup crumbled bleu cheese Instructions In a saucepan, melt the butter over med. heat. Stir in the hot sauce and vinegar. Cook the sauce, simmering gentlyMore »

Black Bean Ravioli with Chipotle Cream Sauce

Ingredients Filling 2-3 dried pasilla or chipotle chilies 2 cloves garlic, peeled 1/4 cup chopped yellow onion 2 cups canned black beans, drained and rinsed 1/4 cup chopped fresh coriander (cilantro) Chipotle Cream Sauce 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/3 cup chipotles in adobo sauce 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 2 cups whipping cream salt,More »