Category Archives: Pasta

Pork, Red Wine, and Wild Mushroom Bolognese

Ingredients: 1/2 cup of chicken stock 1/2 cup of red wine 50 g of dried wild mushrooms 8 cloves of garlic chopped 2 small cans of whole peeled tomatoes with juice 1lb of spaghetti 4 tbl of butter 1 tsp … Continue reading

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Four Cheese Florentine Pasta With Chicken

Looking for a pasta with a cheese sauce but do not want it smothered in cheese. Then this is the perfect plate for you. There is no way for me to say this is a light dish, but it certainly … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Spinach, Basil, Cheese, Chicken, Chicken Stock, Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Ementhaler Cheese, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Food, Garlic, Gorgonzola, Herbs & Spices, Italian, Meat, Olive Oil, Onions, Parmesean, Pasta, Pecorino Romano, Recipes, Sauces & Marinades, Spaghetti, Stock, Vegetables | 4 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

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Osso Buco (via Rufus’ Food and Spirits Guide)

Lately, peasant food is all the rage. Dishes that used to be inexpensive and called for ingredients most people would not use have begun to cost more than a steak. Consider Osso Buco. My wife wanted me to make the … Continue reading

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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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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

Spicy Fennel Pasta (via Offally Tasty)

I’ve been in a kind of savory-food block recently. I’ve been so busy at work that it’s been hard to have time cook, and then I’ve been so out of sorts that all I’ve wanted to do is bake. But … Continue reading

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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

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Portuguese Chicken and Rice (via The Catalyst: Cupcakes)

    I could not tell you when or where I found this recipe all I know is it’s amazing.  This is now becoming a regular in my home.   It is that type of dish that I can see … Continue reading

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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

Cajun Shrimp and Rice (via Festiva Resorts Portland Blog)

Celebrate Mardi Gras the right way this year with some good Cajun cuisine. Ingredients 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails intact … Continue reading

Posted in Butter, Cajun, Cajun Seasoning, Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Food, Garlic, Olive Oil, Parsley, Pepper, Plum Tomatoes, Recipes, Rice, Salt, Scallions, Shrimp, Vegetables | Leave a comment

stuffed bell peppers (and other stuff). (via the ringer family)

It’s only Tuesday, and this week has already been full of new recipes, which will all hopefully be blogged soon! I had half of the day off yesterday, so I spent about 5 hours in the kitchen (which, in our … Continue reading

Posted in Bell Pepper, Brown Rice, Cheese, Chicken, Cooking, Dinner, Food, Meat, Onions, Recipes, Red Sauce, Rice, Salsa, Sauces & Marinades, Vegetable Stock | Leave a comment

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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