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 »

Aglio I Olio

Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 pinch hot pepper flakes (optional) 1 teaspoon chopped garlic Salt and pepper to taste 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 1 tablespoon grated romano or parmesan 1 serving spaghetti Instructions Heat the olive oil and hot pepper in a medium skillet, add the garlic and cook until it beginsMore »

Adaptation of Enrico’s San Francisco Sour Dough Pizza

Ingredients For the sour dough starter: 10 grams fresh yeast 6 cups water at 70 degrees 1 cup olive oil 6 pounds, 13 ounces durum wheat or fine semolina flour 1 pound, 8 ounces all purpose flour 4 ½ ounces salt Instructions Mix all of the above together in a large bowl and let riseMore »

A La Carbonara

Ingredients 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup diced raw bacon ¼ cup diced onion ½ teaspoon chopped garlic ½ cup white wine 1 tablespoon chicken stock (or heave cream-optional) Salt and pepper to taste 1 whole beaten egg 1 tablespoon grated romano 1 tablespoon chopped parley 1 serving spaghetti or spaghettoni Instructions HeatMore »

“Fast” Ciabatta

Ingredients 6 cups high-gluten flour 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons instant yeast 4 to 5 cups warm water (95 F to 100 F) 1 to 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Instructions Blend dry ingredients in mixing bowl using a paddle Add water and oil. Mix on low speed to blend, then mix on medium speedMore »