Rigatoni with Chicken & Ricotta

Rigatoni with Chicken & Ricotta

Ingredients 1 pound rigatoni 1/2 cup chopped pancetta 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 cup finely chopped onion 2 boneless, skinless, chicken breast halves, sliced into 1/4-inch strips 1-1/2 cups part-skim ricotta cheese 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 teaspoon salt Freshly ground pepper, to taste Instructions Cook pasta inMore »

Farfalle Pasta with Artichoke Hearts and Tomatoes

Farfalle Pasta with Artichoke Hearts and Tomatoes

Ingredients 10-12 ounces farfalle (bowtie) pasta cooked al dente, drained, kept warm 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, pressed 2 cups ground tomatoes or canned plum tomatoes with juices 1 8-ounce package frozen artichoke hearts, thawed, cut in half 2 teaspoons dried oregano 2 teaspoons dried basil 1 cup roasted red bell peppers,More »

Egg Poached in Red Sauce

Egg Poached in Red Sauce, Manzo

Courtesy of William Manzo, Jr. Federal Hill Pizza, Warren, RI 8 ounces marinara sauce 1 ounce fresh basil 1 large egg 3 ounces pancetta 1½ ounces extra-virgin olive oil 1 ounce Pecorino-Romano cheese 1 thick slice of rustic focaccia bread Place 1 ounce of extra virgin olive oil in sauté pan. Heat the pan andMore »

Chicken Tequila

Courtesy of George Hadjis Oggi’s Pizza, San Clemente, CA 6 ounces spinach fettuccini, cooked 5 ounces marinated chicken, small dice 1 ounce bell peppers cubed 1 ounce red onion, julienned 3 ounces tequila 1 ounce butter 1 ounce soy sauce 5 ounces manufacturing cream 1 teaspoon fresh garlic 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro 2 teaspoons cannedMore »

Quick ‘n’ Easy Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Quick 'n' Easy Mac 'n' Cheese

Ingredients 12 ounces elbow macaroni, cooked, drained, held 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon dry mustard 3/4 cup milk 1 1/2 cups grated mild or sharp cheddar Instructions Melt the butter over medium heat. Add the flour and whisk into the butter. Add the dry mustard. Cook for abut 2 minutes.More »

Spaghetti and Meatballs

Spaghetti and Meatballs

Ingredients MEATBALLS (sauce recipe below in Instructions area) 1/2 pound ground pork 1 pound lean ground beef 1 cup cubed day-old Italian bread 1/2 cup milk 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crumbled 1 teaspoon dried basil, crumbled 1/8 teaspoon each, salt & pepper 1/4 cup minced parsley 1/4 cup Romano cheese 1 large egg, lightly beatenMore »

Baked Spaghetti with Bechemel Sauce

Baked Spaghetti with Bechemel Sauce

Ingredients 1 cup ricotta cheese 1 egg, slightly beaten 1 cup Parmesan cheese (or Parmesan Reggiano), divided Marinara sauce 12 ounces spaghetti, cooked tender 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese, divided 1/2 cup béchamel sauce Instructions In a bowl, stir ricotta cheese, egg and ¾ cup Parmesan cheese. In a baking dish, layer cooked spaghetti, halfMore »

Pasta with Gorgonzola Cream Sauce

2012 May: Beyond Red pasta with Gorgonzola Cream sauce

Serves Serves 4 as a first course Ingredients 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 cup whipping cream 2 ounces (½ cup) Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled ½ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 8-12 ounces cooked short pasta (gnocchi, rigatoni, penne) Instructions In a large sauté pan set over medium heat, melt the butter (do not brown). Add theMore »

Calzone

Calzone

Serves 1 Ingredients Ingredients Ricotta filling:       5½ cups (one 3 lb. container) Ricotta Tenera®, Sopraffina® or Dolce       5½ cups (2.15 lb.) Grande Mozzarella cheese, shredded       ¾ cup (3.25 oz.)Grande Romano cheese, grated       1/3 cup (.67 oz.) Parsley, fresh, minced       1/3 cup (.67 oz.) Black pepper, freshly ground 7-inch circles PizzaMore »

Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine Alfredo

Yield: 4 servings 1¾ cups heavy cream, divided 6 tablespoons unsalted butter? 8 ½ ounces grated Parmesan cheese? 1 teaspoon kosher salt? Cracked black pepper to taste? Combine 1¼ cups cream with the butter in a large sauté pan. Heat over a low flame, whisking until the butter melts and the cream comes to aMore »