Asiago Pepper and Tomato Pizza

Ingredients One 14-inch pizza shell 12 ounces shredded Asiago or Fontina cheese 6 large (about 1 pound) fresh Roma tomatoes, sliced crosswise 1/4-inch thick 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese 1 cup roasted red peppers, cut into strips 10-12 leaves of fresh basil Instructions Sprinkle half the Asiago evenly over theMore »

Apple Pie Pizza

Apple Pie Pizza

Ingredients Streusel Topping 1/2 cup unbleached all-purpose floour 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into bits In a small mixing bowl, combine the flour brown sugar, cinnamon and granulated sugar. Cut the butter into the flour mixture with your fingertips or aMore »

Antipasto Pasta Insalata

Ingredients 1 pound fusilli past 1 cup roasted red peppers 1 cup artichoke hearts, marinated, drained and chopped1-1/2 cups provolone cheese, diced 1 cup garbanzo beans 1/2 cup pitted black or green olives, whole 1 cup fresh tomatoes, coarsely chopped 1-1/2 cups Premoro Sliced Pepperoni, 22061, thawed 1 cup Italian salad dressing, prepared 8-10 peperonciniMore »

Antipasta Salad

Ingredients 2 cloves garlic 1 tablespoon Dijon Mustard 1/3 cup red wine vinegar ½ cup olive oil or vegetable oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 pound rotini, cooked al dente, refreshed under cold water, drained ½ cup sun-dried tomatoes, drained, slices ½ pound fresh mozzarella, cut into cubes 1 16-ounce can garbanzo beans,More »

Anchovy Dip

Anchovy Dip

Serves Makes about 1½ cups of dip (scale up in direct pro Ingredients 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup sour cream 1 tablespoon Dijon style mustard 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 ounces anchovy fillets, drained and chopped Instructions In a food processorMore »

Amaretti-Stuffed Peaches

Ingredients 1/2 stick unsalted butter, softened 1 cup coarsely crumbled amaretti (Italian almond macaroons) 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar 1 large egg 8 firm ripe small peaches, halved lengthwise and pitted Instructions Preheat oven to 350 F. Melt 2 tablespoons butter & swirl it into a glass or ceramic baking dish. In foodMore »

All-Meat Pizza

All-Meat Pizza

Serves 8 Ingredients 1 16-inch pizza crust1 ounce olive oil6 ounces pizza sauche5 ounces pizza-cheese blend (80 percent part-skim mozzarella, 20 percent Parmesan), shredded3 ounces spicy Italian sausage2 ounces pepperoni2 ounces ham, sliced2 ounces bacon, crumbled1 ounce pizza cheese blend Instructions Brush the crust with olive oil just prior to assembling the pizza. Spread 6More »

Alla Pizziaolo

Ingredients 1 cup olive oil 1 cup garlic, finely chopped 4 #10 cans concentrated, crushed tomatoes, or pizza sauce with basil ¼ cup oregano leaves Salt and pepper to taste Instructions 1. Heat the oil in the bottom of a larger pot over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook one minute or until theMore »

Alla Contadina

Ingredients 2 cup olive oil 2 pounds onions cut into ½-inch dice 2 pounds carrots cut into ½-inch dice 2 pounds green peppers cut into ½-inch dice 2 pounds Celery stalks cut into ½-inch dice 4 #10 can concentrated, crushed tomatoes; or pizza sauce with basil I cup tomato paste 6-8 whole bay leaves 2More »

Aioli Dipping Sauce for Freid Zucchini

Ingredients 2 cups real mayonnaise3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice3 large garlic cloves, pushed through a garlic press6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oilSea salt Instructions Put the mayonnaise in a mixing bowl. Whisk in the lemon juice, garlic and olive oil. Add salt to taste. Refrigerate (covered) for 2 hrs. to let the flavors develop. Makes justMore »