Recipes

Beef Pork Picadillo Pizza

Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 cup chopped red bell pepper 1/4 pound ground round 1/4 pound ground pork 1/4 cup pitted green olives, coarsely chopped 2 tablespoons finely hopped cilantro 2 teaspoons capers rinsed 6 ounces all-purpose ground tomatoes or tomato puree 8 ounces shredded provolone 2 teaspoon dried oreganoMore »

Béchamel Sauce

Ingredients 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/2 cup all purpose flour 3 cups milk 1/2 teaspoon salt Instructions In a heavy saucepan set over medium-high heat, cook the onion with the butter just until the onions are softened. Stir in the flour. Cook and stir the roux for about 3 minutes.More »

Béchamel Sauce

Ingredients 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 3 cups milk 1/2 teaspoon salt Instructions In a heavy saucepan set over medium-high heat, cook the onion with the butter just until the onions are softened. Stir in the flour. Cook and stir the roux for about 3 minutes. AddMore »

Bechamel Sauce

Ingredients Yield: 3 ½ to 4 ½ cups 8 tablespoon unsalted butter ½ cup all purpose flour 3 to 4 cups milk, depending on thickness desired Instructions Melt the butter in a heavy sauté pan over medium heat (do not let the butter brown). When butter starts to froth, add flour and mix well withMore »

Beans & Greens Pizza

Ingredients 1 pound fresh spinach washed & thicker stems removed1/4 cup water1/4 cup olive oil2 cloves garlic, pressed1/4 cup chopped onion1/4 teaspoon each salt & pepper1 teaspoon (or to taste) finely diced peperoncini or hot red pepper flakes2 cups cannellini beans (or 1 19-ounce can drained, rinsed)1 14-inch pizza crust3/4 pound shredded mozzarella Instructions InMore »

Bean and Tuna Salad with Radicchio

Bean and Tuna Salad with Radicchio

Ingredients 2 ½ cups canned cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 2 cups coarsely chopped radicchio 1/4 cup chopped red onion 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley 1 cup water-packed Albacore tuna, drained, flaked 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar Salt and pepper to taste Instructions In a medium-sizeMore »

BBQ Chicken Pizza II

Ingredients 12-inch Ultimo! Supreme! Pizza Crust 1-1/2 cups cooked Chicken Strips 4 ounces BBQ sauce 2 cups Northland Star Reduced Fat Blend Mozzarella 2 ounces red onion, chopped 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped Instructions Spread BBQ sauce on pizza crust. Top with chicken strips, mozzarella cheese, red onion and cilantro. Bake until crust is goldenMore »

Basic White Sauce (balsamella)

Ingredients 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 4 tablespoons flour 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 4 cups milk White pepper Instructions 1. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Do not brown. Add the flour and salt. Stir and blend well.2. Add the milk slowly in a steady stream. Stir with whisk. Cook and stir overMore »

Basic White sauce

Ingredients 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 tablespoon flour 1 cup milk Salt and freshly ground pepper Instructions Melt the butter in a saucepan over low heat. Blend in the flour. Cook and stir for 3 minutes. Off the heat, gradually add the milk while stirring. Continue to stir over medium heat until the sauce thickensMore »

Basic Ricotta Filling

Ingredients 1-1/2 pounds ricotta cheese 1 cup confectioner’s sugar (powered sugar) 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 vanilla extract Instructions Combine all of the ingredients whipping vigorously until smooth and creamy.