Rigatoni with Fresh Tomatoes and Arugula

Ingredients 3/4 pound rigatoni, cooked until al dente, drained, cooled slightly 3/4 cup balsamic vinegar 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, peeled, minced 1/2 cup chopped red onion 8 ripe Roma tomatoes (about 3 pounds), cored and cut into bite-sized pieces 2 cups tightly packed chopped arugula 1 cup grated Parmesan Instructions InMore »

Linguine with Anchovies

Linguine with Anchovies

Ingredients 1/4 cup (2 ounces) anchovy fillets ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 large clove garlic, pressed 3 cups plum tomatoes, crushed 2 tablespoons finely chopped flat-leaf parsley Salt and pepper to taste 1 pound linguine, spaghetti or other long pasta Instructions Put the anchovies in a small bowl and rinse them thoroughly to getMore »

Tagliatelle with Gorgonzola Cream Sauce

Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, smashed, chopped 1 cup chicken stock 4 ounces broccoli, steamed 1 pound tagliatelle pasta 1 cup heavy cream 1 cup Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper 2 tablespoons fresh Italian parsley, chopped coarsely for garnish InstructionsMore »

Orecchiette Carbonara

Ingredients 6 strips Applewood smoked bacon – diced 1 tablespoon fresh chopped garlic 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil 1 fresh egg 2 tablespoons Romano 2 ounces heavy cream 9 ounces orecchiette pasta Pinch of salt Pinch of fresh ground black pepper 1 ounce fresh mushrooms 1 ounce carrots, diced fineMore »

Ziti Al Forno con Salsiccia (Baked Ziti with Sausage)

Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup coarsely chopped onion 1 pound sweet Italian sausage (casing removed), or uncooked bulk Italian sausage with fennel 3 cups tomato puree or pizza sauce (if already seasoned; leave out basil and oregano) 2 teaspoons dried oregano, crumbled 2 teaspoons dried basil, crumbled 1cup (8 ounces) ricotta cheese 1More »

Chicken Parmigiana Stromboli

Ingredients 10 ounces pizza dough ½ cup pizza or tomato sauce 3 tablespoons grated Romano or Parmesan cheese ¼ pound grated mozzarella (low-moisture, part-skim) 1 cup cooked, chopped chicken breast 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crumbled 1 tablespoon olive oil Instructions 1. Roll or stretch pizza dough in a rectangle about 9-inchesx12-inches long. Place dough onMore »

Pasta e Fagoli Freddi

Ingredients 6 quarts water 1 tablespoon salt ½ pound tubetti or ditalini pasta 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 ½ cup canned cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 3 cups canned plum tomatoes, drained, crushed and coarsely chopped 2 teaspoons dried oregano, crumbled 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crumbled ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes ¼ cupMore »

Pizza Sausage

Pizza Sausage

Ingredients 10 pounds ground pork 1 tablespoon salt 1 tablespoon garlic salt 1-1/2 teaspoons ground black pepper 1/4 cup paprika 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 tablespoons fennel seeds 1-1/2 teaspoons ground fennel seeds 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes Instructions Place the ground pork into a large bowl. Season with salt, garlic salt, black pepper andMore »

Rigatoni with Gorgonzola Cream Sauce

Ingredients Yield: Enough sauce for 12 ounces of cooked pasta. 3/4 pound rigatoni or ziti2 tablespoons unsalted butter1-1/2 cups whipping cream2 ounces (1/2 cup) Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese Instructions Cook pasta until al dente, drain well, keep warm. In a large saute pan set over medium heat, melt the butter (doMore »

Linguine with Calamari Sauce

Linguine with Calamari Sauce

Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 pounds squid, cleaned, rinsed, body sac cut into rings 2 tablespoons chopped, flat-leaf parsley 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 28-ounce cans plum tomatoes, drained ½ cup bottled clam juice 1 large red or green bell pepper, chopped 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper 1 pound linguine 2 tablespoons freshlyMore »