Category Archives: Italian Cuisine

Chicken & Carmelized Onion Sandwich W/ Gruyère & Sicilian Pesto

  Tired of ham and cheese sandwiches? This will light your pants on fire and have you begging for another one……..please Sir! It’s the second thing I do that my wife begs for, and I’m not telling you what the … Continue reading

Posted in Bread & Grains, Butter, Chicken, Chicken Broth, Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Food, Italian, Italian Cuisine, Meat, Onions, Recipes, Rhye Bread, Sandwiches, Sicilian Pesto, Spreads, Stock, Vegetables, Yellow Onions | 14 Comments

Caprese Pasta With Bacon and Onion

  Saw a nice pasta dish over at “Better When Broken,” that I just had to try, and of course would have to modify. The modification you ask? Well by taking the traditional Caprese salad ingredients of this dish and … Continue reading

Posted in Bacon, Basil, Buffalo Mozzarella, Cherry Tomatoes, Chicken Stock, Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Ementhaler Cheese, English Bacon, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Food, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Italian, Italian Cuisine, Italy, Meat, Olive Oil, Onions, Pasta, Penne, Recipes, Vegetables | 10 Comments

Italian Wedding Soup From Cinnamon Spice & Everything Nice

So we have deleted the original post, since it seems to have been wrongfully copied by another blogger. I now present you with the original recipe from the original blogger over at Cinnamon Spice and Everything Nice.  Be sure to … Continue reading

Posted in Cheese, Cooking, Cuisine, Eating, Food, Herbs & Spices, Italian, Italian Cuisine, Italian Wedding, Italy, Pasta, Recipes, Soup, Tubettini, Vegetables | 2 Comments

Pasta Florentine with Grilled and Cipollini Onions In an Ementhaler Cheese Sauce

When I was younger for years I only ate a red sauce and mostly spaghetti. Spaghetti and meatballs every Sunday with sausage and brasiole on the side. I was so spoiled, like my grandfather, that if my grandmother cooked any other noodle, … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Spinach, Basil, Chicken Stock, Chicken Thighs, Cipollini Onions, Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Food, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Italian, Italian Cuisine, Italy, Meat, Olive Oil, Onions, Pasta, Pecorino Romano, Recipes, Sauces & Marinades, Scallions, Spaghetti, Vegetables, Yellow Onions | 10 Comments

Pasta with Capers and Tuna (via Rufus’ Food and Spirits Guide)

Not only is this dinner quick to prepare, it also can be made to feed one or many people. Not to mention it tastes really good. A few notes. If you do not have salted capers use small capers in … Continue reading

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Todays Quote For April 1st, 2011

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Stuffed Shells with Rosé Sauce

by Shea Featured Foodie Dixie Chick Cooks This recipe is one that I adapted from a locally owned restaurant close to where we live called Joe’s Italian.  It’s an insanely popular place to eat and stays packed out.  They have a … Continue reading

Posted in Basil, Cheese, Cooking, Cream Cheese, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Food, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Italian, Italian Cuisine, Mozzarella, Oregano, Parmesean, Pasta, Pasta Shells, Pepper, Recipes, Red Wine Vinegar, Ricotta Cheese, Salt, Sauces & Marinades, Tomatoes, Vegetables | 2 Comments

Linguine With Chanterelle Mushrooms & Chicken

  Ingredients: 1/2 Cup of Dried Chanterelle Mushrooms 1 Cup of Chicken Stock 1 Medium Red Onion 1 Medium Yellow Onion 1 Yellow Pepper, sliced into medium strips 2 Garlic Bulbs, or 16 Cloves, crushed with mortar and pestle 1 … Continue reading

Posted in Basil, Butter, Chanterelle Mushrooms, Cheese, Chicken, Chicken Stock, Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Food, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Italian, Italian Cuisine, Italy, Linguine, Meat, Mushrooms, Olive Oil, Onions, Pasta, Pecorino Romano, Recipes, Red Onions, Red Pepper Flakes, Salt, Stock, Vegetables, Yellow Onions, Yellow Peppers | 7 Comments

Todays Quote For Wednesday March 23rd 2011

  Todays quote comes from the founder of Puccini Wines, Angiolo Puccini. The picture is taken from a hill, overlooking their vineyards and the rolling hills of Tuscany, called Poggio Teo on their Valiano Estate.

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Todays Quote for Monday March 21st, 2011

Todays quote comes from the founder of the slow food movement, inspired by our dinner last night at a slow food concept in Turin, Italy.

Posted in Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Food, Italian, Italian Cuisine, Italy, Olive Oil, Slow Food | 4 Comments

Mini Meatball Subs with Provolone and Basil Pesto

by Georgia Featured Writer The Comfort Of Cooking One of my absolute favorite comfort foods is spaghetti and meatballs. There’s nothing better than twirling your fork around a big bowl of spaghetti and spearing a saucy meatball with your fork. … Continue reading

Posted in Bell Pepper, Breadcrumbs, Cooking, Eating, Eggs, Food, Garlic, Ground Beef, Italian, Italian Cuisine, Meat, Mozzarella, Onions, Parmesean, Pepper, Provolone, Recipes, Salt, Worcestershire | 3 Comments

Italian Wedding Soup From Our Friend Over At Cinnamon Spice & Evrything Nice

So we have deleted the original post, since it seems to have been wrongfully copied by another blogger. I now present you with the original recipe from the original blogger over at Cinnamon Spice and Everything Nice.  Be sure to … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers & Snacks, Basil, Bread & Grains, Breadcrumbs, Carrots, Cheese, Chicken Broth, Cooking, Cuisine, Ditalini, Eating, Eggs, Food, Garlic, Ground Beef, Herbs & Spices, Italian Cuisine, Italian Seasoning, Italian Wedding, Kosher Salt, Meat, Olive Oil, Onions, Parmesean, Parsley, Pasta, Pepper, Recipes, Salt, Sea Salt, Soup, Spinach, Stock, Tubettini, Vegetables | 6 Comments

Chicken Sandwich with Roasted Red Peppers & Carmelized Onion

  So I made some roasted red peppers yesterday to be used for dinner but I was not sure what to make with them. Eventually I decided to use them on a wonderful chicken sandwich. Ingredients: 2 Red Peppers roasted … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers & Snacks, Carmelized Onions, Cheese, Chicken, Dinner, Food, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Italian Cuisine, Meat, Onions, Recipes, Red Peppers, Roasted Garlic, Roasted Red Peppers, Roasting Garlic, Sandwiches, Swiss Cheese, Toast, Vegetables, Yellow Onions | 5 Comments

How to Roast Red Peppers

There is nothing like roasted red peppers on a sandwich, or any other recipe you may like as well. But I love them on a sandwich with a nice spread. You would be surprised at how easy it is to … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers & Snacks, Dinner, Italian Cuisine, Recipes, Red Peppers, Roasted Red Peppers, Roasted Vegetables | 3 Comments

Spaghetti with Roasted Tomatoes, Garlic and Pancetta (via “Deja Vu” Cook)

After many years traveling through Italy I am always so pleased to see a wonderful new pasta recipe.  This one I found on the wonderful site of Elaine at http://www.theitaliandishblog.com, and this dish is ready for any elegant guests.  Get … Continue reading

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