Creamy Risotto with Prosciutto and Asparagus

Ingredients 1/4 cup fresh chopped garlic 4 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons olive oil 5 cups chicken stock 2 cups Arborio rice Salt and Pepper 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese + 1/4 cup for garnish 1/2 pound asparagus 1 pound prosciutto 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream Instructions Melt butter in saucepan over medium heat, add garlic andMore »

Pasta Alla Gricia

Ingredients 4 ounces minced guanciale, pancetta, or good bacon 1 tablespoon virgin olive oil 1 pound spaghetti or other long, thin pasta ½ cup grated Pecorino Romano Freshly ground black pepper, to taste Instructions 1. In a large sauté pan over low, render guanciale in oil until crispy and golden. Do not drain fat fromMore »

Rigatoni with Eggplant

Ingredients 2 1/2 cups marinara sauce 2 small eggplants, washed & trimmed 1/2 cup olive oil 1 1/2 pounds rigatoni 1 1/4 cups crumbled feta cheese Instructions Place marinara over low heat and maintain at a simmer. Peel eggplant and cut into cubes. Toss with olive oil. Spread eggplant evenly on a lightly oiled sheetMore »

Black Bean Ravioli with Chipotle Cream Sauce

Ingredients Filling 2-3 dried pasilla or chipotle chilies 2 cloves garlic, peeled 1/4 cup chopped yellow onion 2 cups canned black beans, drained and rinsed 1/4 cup chopped fresh coriander (cilantro) Chipotle Cream Sauce 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/3 cup chipotles in adobo sauce 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 2 cups whipping cream salt,More »

Homemade Traditional Tortellini

Ingredients Tortellioni 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 eggs Pork filling (recipe follows) Heap the flour in a mound on a board; make a well in the enter. Break in the eggs and knead into a soft, smooth dough. Roll dough out into a thin sheet and cut into 1-1/4″ circles. Place a teaspoon of theMore »

Pasta with Four-Cheese Cream Sauce

Ingredients 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream 1ounces mascarpone cheese 3 ounces Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled 4 ounces Asiago cheese, shredded 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste Instructions In a large saute pan, set over medium heat, melt the butter – but do not let itMore »

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 »

Vegetable Stromboli

Ingredients 1 12-inch pizza dough 4 ounces mozzarella, thinly sliced 4 ounces Fontina cheese, thinly sliced 1 Roma tomato, sliced 4 ounces roasted bell pepper, fresh or canned 3 ounces broccoli florets, blanched in Kosher salt, then chopped Instructions Layer mozzarella then tomato, peppers and broccoli atop pizza dough. Top with fontina. Roll dough andMore »

Baked Ziti with Ricotta

Ingredients 2 cups ricotta cheese 1/2 pound mozzarella cheese, cubed 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 1 pound ziti pasta 3 cups house marinara sauce Instructions Combine the ricotta, mozzarella, 1/2 cup Parmesan, parsley, salt and eggs in a large bowl; setMore »

Fresh Veggie Pasta

Ingredients 1-1/2 cups carrots, cut into oins 2 cups sugar snap peas 4 cups uncooked cavatappi or penne pasta 1 tablespoon olive oil2 cups patty pan squash, halved 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 cup dry white wine 1/3 cup whipping cream 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juiceMore »