Category Archives: Sauces & Marinades

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

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

Chicken Thigh Sandwich With Sicilian Pesto, Spinach, & Sundried Tomatoes

I remember my first conscious decision about my taste in sandwiches. I was in first grade and was bored with Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. My mother, who was keen on this fact, starting making me baloney sandwiches. Now as a … Continue reading

Posted in American Cheese, Baby Spinach, Basil, Bread & Grains, Cheese, Chicken, Chicken Thighs, Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Food, Garlic, Gorgonzola, Herbs & Spices, Meat, Nuts, Olive Oil, Onions, Pine Nuts, Recipes, Red Pepper Flakes, Rose Wine, Sandwiches, Sauces & Marinades, Sicilian Pesto, Spreads, Sun Dried Tomatoes, Vegetables, Yellow Onions | 13 Comments

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

Creator of The Chuck Wagons 175th Birthday is Today(via Adventures in Food)

In 1866, Charles Goodnight was concerned about his cowboys. The trail was long and hard, and a cowboy could only carry so much food in his saddlebags and the food that was carried could not satisfy any kind of hunger. … Continue reading

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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

Crayfish Pasta (via Lavender and Lime)

If you take a look at the photograph of me that I used for Project Food Blog, you will see I am sitting on the boat, with a bucket of crayfish. The week after we got married, Dave and I … Continue reading

Posted in Bacon, Crayfish, crème fraîche, Dinner, Food, Herbs & Spices, Meat, Mushrooms, Olive Oil, Onions, Pasta, Recipes, Sauces & Marinades, Seafood, Tarragon, Vegetables | Leave a comment

Pan sauces – 2 times (via justonemorebiteplease!)

So last week I was shopping and all I could think about is how badly I wanted a steak. Thick, tender steak, melting in my mouth. Now, had I catered to my every selfish whim, I would have purchased a … Continue reading

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Rustic Bolognese with Roasted Sausage, Mushrooms, & Onions

Every time I make a Bolognese I do something different. Sometimes it’s just the availability of ingredients that cause me to change the recipe. Sometimes I just want to try a different twist or measure the  ingredients differently. In the end I am … Continue reading

Posted in Basil, Bolognese, Button Mushrooms, Cheese, Dinner, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Food, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Italian Cuisine, Italian Sausage, Meat, Olive Oil, Onions, Pasta, Pecorino Romano, Pepper, Recipes, Red Onions, Roasted Garlic, Roasting Garlic, Salt, Sauces & Marinades, Shallots, Spaghetti, Tomatoes, Whole-Peeled-Tomatoes | 14 Comments

Chicken Stuffed with Feta, Spinach, & Sundried Tomatoes, with a Porcinni & Chantrelle Mushroom Sauce

The only thing I love more than chicken is chicken stuffed with something. It could be stuffed with cheese, vegetables, crab, sausage or whatever else you can think of. It does not matter to me, just stuff it and make something … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Spinach, Basil, Butter, Chanterelle Mushrooms, Cheese, Chicken, Dinner, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Feta, Food, Garlic, Marinades, Meat, Olive Oil, Recipes, Red Pepper Flakes, Roasted Garlic, Roasting Garlic, Salt, Sauces & Marinades, Stuffed Chicken, Sun Dried Tomatoes, Vegetables, Wild Mushrooms, Yellow Onions | 1 Comment

Pizza Toast With Proscuitto, Red Onion, & Buffalo Mozzarella

Who doesn’t like pizza? I know I do and I have friends who can confirm the mountains of Pizza boxes lying around my former apartments, where their empty remains lay stacked like a squirrel collecting nuts. Of course that was before I … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers & Snacks, Baby Spinach, Basil, Buffalo Mozzarella, Cheese, Food, Herbs & Spices, Pasta Sauce, Pizza, Proscuitto, Recipes, Red Onions, Sauces & Marinades, Toast, Vegetables | 1 Comment

Linguine & Pesto With Rock Shrimp & Roasted Garlic

There used to be a great restaurant in the Shady Side district of Pittsburgh called Pasta Piatta. Some of the best Pastas that I have eaten in the United States were eaten there. They had a fantastic Linguine and Red Clam … Continue reading

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Risotto Salad With Ham, Peas, Peppers, & Beans

Lunch time on day three of my lazy staycation, but I can still cook. Now I am not much of salad eater and do not care for salads as a main course. A good salad too me is a strip … Continue reading

Posted in Banana Peppers, Basil, Button Mushrooms, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Garlic, Ham, Olive Oil, Pepper, Recipes, Risotto-Salad-With-Ham-Peas-&-Peppers, Romano Cheese, Salt, Sauces & Marinades, White Beans | 2 Comments

Bolognese with Button and Wild Mushrooms

Have you ever wanted a nice Bolognese and the store bought crap is just mediocre at best? Or perhaps those lack luster jars of store bought sauce are just that, “Lack Luster.” At any rate this recipe is the perfect … Continue reading

Posted in Basil, Bolognese, Button Mushrooms, Garlic, Ground Pork, Meat, Onions, Pasta, Recipes, Red Sauce, Spaghetti, Wild Mushrooms | 2 Comments