Penne with Chicken and Gorgonzola Cream Sauce

Ingredients 16 ounces penne pasta 16 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into strips or diced 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large clove of garlic, minced 1/4 cup white wine 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1/2 cup chicken broth 12 ounces Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled 8 sage leaves, cut into strips Salt & pepper to tasteMore »

Tortellini with Tomatoes

Ingredients 12 ounces cheese-filled tortellini 1 large tomato, chopped 3/4 cup pesto sauce*(recipe follows) 2.5 ounces salami, shaved 2 ounces sun-dried tomatoes, chopped * Basic Pesto Sauce 5 cups packed basil leaves 1/2 cup pine nuts 4 medium-sized garlic cloves 1 1/2 cups grated Parmesan 1 teaspoon salt freshly ground pepper, to taste 1 1/4More »

Fettuccine with Fresh Tomatoes & Arugula

Ingredients 3/4 cup balsamic vinear3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil2 cloves garlic, minced1/2 cup chopped red onions8 ripe tomatoes (about 3 pounds) cored, seeded, cut into bite-size pieces1-1/2 cups tightly packed, chopped or torn, arugulaSalt & freshly ground pepper to taste1 pound fettuccine1 cup grated Parmesan Instructions In a large mixing bowl, whisk together vinegar andMore »

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 »