oct-pasta

Kale Chicken Pasta

Ingredients: 1 pound of your favorite pasta 3 boneless chicken breasts 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons butter 4 cloves garlic, finely minced 3/4 cups white wine 3/4 cups chicken broth 1 bunch kale 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved To Make:  Prepare pasta. Heat butter and oil in a large skillet. Cut chicken into nite […]

feb-pesto

Cilantro Pesto

Ingredients: 2 cups fresh cilantro 4 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped 1/2 cup toasted walnuts or pine nuts 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated Salt and pepper To Make: In a blender or food processor, pulse the cilantro, garlic, and nuts a few times. Then, with the blade running, slowly add in the […]

jan-scampi

Feta Shrimp Scampi

Ingredients: 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled, deveined, and tails removed 4 cloves garlic, finely minced Dried oregano 1/4 cup kalamata olives, chopped 1/2 cup white wine Juice and zest of 1 lemon 1 cup feta cheese, crumbled 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped 1 pound linquini, or other pasta Olive oil To Make: Bring a pot […]

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Roasted Garlic Pesto

Ingredients: 1 head garlic, roasted (see video here) 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 4 cups fresh basil 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped 1/4 cup pine nuts 1/4 cup parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon lemon juice Salt and pepper To Make: Remove all of the cloves from the garlic bulb. Combine garlic, basil, olive oil, pine […]

macandcheese

Better-than-the-box Mac and Cheese

Ingredients: 1/2 pound rotini, fusili, or elbow macaroni 4 tablespoons butter 2 eggs 6 ounces evaporated milk 3/4 teaspoon dry mustard 10 ounces sharp cheddar, shredded Salt and pepper To Make: Cook the pasta according to package directions to just al dente. Drain the pasta and return to pot with the butter. Set pot over […]

tomatosauce

Homemade Tomato Sauce

Ingredients: 1 16-ounce can crushed tomatoes 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 cloves cloves, minced 4 fresh basil leaves, finely chopped Sugar, salt, and pepper To Make: Heat the olive oil in a heavy sauce pot, add the garlic and cook until soft. Add in the crushed tomatoes and a pinch of sugar. Season […]

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Radicchio and Mozzarella Pasta Bake

Ingredients: 3 heads radicchio, sliced into strips 2 pounds plum tomatoes, cored and chopped 1 medium onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup heavy cream 8 ounces fresh Mozzarella, diced 1/2 cup Parmigiano 1 pound of your favorite tube-shaped pasta To Make: Preheat oven to 400. Cook pasta until about 3/4 […]