Category: Pasta

Fresh Garden Risotto

1/2 lbs asparagus, woody bottoms removed 6 cups chicken broth 2 tsps. olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1-1/2 cups arborio rice 1/2 cup dry white wine 3/4 tsp salt black pepper 3 ounces baby spinach leaves 1 cup frozen peas 1/4 parmesan cheese. Microwave asparagus in a tightly covered bowl with 1 tsp water […]

Macaroni and Cheese

4 c dry macaroni 1 egg, beaten 1/4 c (1/2 stick, or 4 TBL) butter 1/4 c all-purpose flour 2 1/2 c whole milk 2 heaping tsp dry mustard 1 lb cheddar or other desired cheese, grated 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp seasoned salt 1 tsp ground black pepper Cook the macaroni until very firm […]

Classic Bolognese Lasagna

1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped onion 3/4 cup coarsely chopped celery 1/2 cup coarsely chopped carrot 4 garlic cloves 1 tbls olive oil 1 tbls unsalted tomato paste 1 ounce diced pancetta 1 pound ground meat 1/2 cup white wine 3/4 tsp salt 3/4 tsp red pepper flakes 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1/2 tsp ground […]

Beef Rigatoni Arrabbiata

6 ounces rigatoni pasta olive oil 1/2 pound ground beef 1/2 cup bell pepper 1/4 cup sliced yellow onion 1 can diced tomatoes 1 can tomato sauce 1/3 cup shredded cheese Spices (salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, oregano, basil, bay, garlic – to taste) -Cook pasta – In skillet, brown beef with olive oil Drain […]

Mac & Cheese – Switch

16 ounces dry penne pasta olive oil 3 tbsp butter 1/2 small yellow onion, minced 4 tbsp flour 3 cups whole milk 2 cups shredded sharp chedder cheese 2 cups shredded whole milk american cheese 1 cup shredded monterey jack salt and white pepper to taste 1 pinch turmeric (optional) 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese […]

Beef Stroganoff

12 ounces chopped onion 2 tablespoons minced garlic 24 ounces sliced mushrooms 1/4 cup olive oil 2 1/2 cups consomme’ or beef stock 1 cup water 1/4 cup butter for roux 4-6 tablespoons flour for roux 2/3 pound of sour cream 2 pounds thinly sliced cooked beef strips 1 package egg noodles Instructions: Heat a […]