Entrees

Pasquale’s Mac & Cheese

Ingredients 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 4 cups milk 1 1/2 teaspoons dry mustard 1/8 teaspoon cayenne 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 pound cavatappi 1/4 pound each of shredded provolone Asiago and mozzarella (about 1 cup of each cheese) 1/3 cup grated Parmesan 1 cup fresh breadcrumbs (or Panko) 1 tablespoon dried oregano,More »

Rigatoni con Asiago e Spinaci

Ingredients 12 ounces fresh spinach, washed heavy stems cut off, leaves torn 1/2 pound Asiago (or fontina) cheese, shredded 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper 1 pound rigatoni 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese Instructions In a large serving bowl, combine the spinach, cheese, olive oil, garlic andMore »

Ziti Puttanesca

puttanesca ziti

Ingredients 3/4 pound ziti or penne pasta 4 tablespoons extra-virgin oil 1 clove minced garlic 4 cups canned plum tomatoes, drained and coarsely chopped 6 anchovy fillets, rinsed and chopped 12 kalamata (or other oil-cured) olives, pitted and chopped 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons minced flat-leaf parsley Freshly ground pepper, to taste Instructions CookMore »

Chicken Marsala

Chicken Marsala

Ingredients 1/4 cup all-purpose flour for coating 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 4 tablespoons butter 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup sliced mushrooms, fresh or canned 1/2 cup Marsala wine 3 tablespoons chicken stock Fresh parsley for garnish Instructions In a shallowMore »

Gnocchi & Gorgonzola Cream Sauce

Gnocchi & Gorgonzola Cream Sauce

Ingredients GNOCCHI 1 pound ricotta cheese, drained of excess water 2 extra-large eggs 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 teaspoon salt 3-1/2 – 4 cups all-purpose flour GORGONZOLA CREAM SAUCE 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 carton (half-pint) whipping cream 2 ounces (1/2 cup) Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese Instructions ToMore »

Pasta Con Frutti Di Mare (Pasta with fruits of the sea)

Ingredients 1 pound spaghetti 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 4 cups marinara sauce 1/2 cup shrimp stock or clam juice 1 pound mussels 1/2 pound littleneck or manila clams 1/4 pound rock or tiger shrimp 1/4 pound calamari, cut into rings 1/4 pound bay scallops 1/4 cup fresh Italian parsley, chopped ForMore »

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

Ingredients Extra-virgin olive oilChopped garlicFlat-leaf parsleyRed pepper flakesSpaghetti Instructions 1. To make this simple creation (spaghetti with garlic and olive oil), you will need five ingredients in all: extra-virgin olive oil, chopped garlic, flat-leaf parsley, red pepper flakes and spaghetti.2. Brown sliced garlic in olive oil and discard the garlic. Add the flat leaf parsleyMore »

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Ingredients 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 4 cups milk 1 ½ teaspoons dry mustard 1/8 teaspoon cayenne 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 pound cavatappi or similar corkscrew shaped pasta 1/4 pound shredded provolone cheese 1/4 pound shredded Asiago cheese 1/4 pound shredded mozzarella cheese 1 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 cup freshMore »

Mac ‘n’ Cheese with Prosciutto

Ingredients ¾ pound pennette (small penne) or elbow macaroni 1 ¾ cups grated fontina or asiago cheese 1 cup whipping cream 1 ½ cup whole milk ¼ pound prosciutto, coarsely chopped ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese Instructions 1. Lightly oil a 12-inch deep-dish pizza pan, or a baking pan that measures about 12 x 8.More »

Penne with Roasted Tomatoes

Ingredients 8 canned plum or Roma tomatoes, halved 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped 1/4 cup unsalted butter at room temperature 6 ounces Gorgonzola cheese 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste 3/4 pound penne pasta Instructions Place tomatoes, cut side down, on a baking sheetMore »