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Pasta With Ricotta, Herbs, & Lemon

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Pasta With Ricotta, Herbs, & Lemon This easy Italian pasta recipe can be made and enjoyed year round. Preparation: 1 – Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Reserving 1/3 cup of the water, drain the pasta, then return it to the pot. 2 – In a medium bowl, whisk together the butter, ricotta […]

Farfalle with Spinach Pesto

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Farfalle con Pesto di Spinaci This classic Italian dish can be made and enjoyed year round. Preparation: 1 – To toast almonds, place them on a cookie sheet and toast on center rack of pre-heated 350 F oven for 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool to room temperature. Place in food […]

Penne with Mushrooms and Prosciutto

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Penne con Funghi e Prosciutto Sauteed mushrooms, prosciutto and a light white sauce make a creamy, delicate Tuscan trio. Preparation: 1 – In a 1 1/2 quart saucepan, melt 1 tbsp butter over low heat. When butter begins to froth, add the flour. Mix well with a wire whisk and cook over medium heat, stirring […]

Linguine with Fried Zucchini and Ricotta

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Linguine alla Lorenza Make this Sicilian specialty with small, tender zucchini and enjoy it with friends, family or with a glass of wine! Preparation: 1 – Scrub zucchini and blot dry with paper towel. Trim both ends and cut into 2-inch lengths. Slice again lengthwise into 1/2-inch widths. Layer zucchini slices on a platter with […]

Fusilli with Tomatoes and Olives

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Fusilli con Pomodoro e Olive The sparkling flavor of tomatoes marinated with Gaeta olives makes this uncooked sauce quite zesty. A great summer pasta, and wonderful for a buffet. One of my favorite Italian dishes! Preparation: 1 – Blanch fresh tomatoes in boiling water for 1 minute. Transfer to a colander and rinse under cold […]

Fettuccine With Artichoke Hearts

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Fettuccine con Carciofi The very delicate flavor of artichoke hearts combined with fresh pasta makes a light but delicious Northern Italian dish. Enjoy this tasty Italian recipe with friends, family and your favorite bottle of Italian wine! Preparation: 1 – Rinse frozen artichokes under warm water and separate. Cut each artichoke heart into 1/2-inch wedges […]

Linguine with Walnut Sauce

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Linguine con Salsa di Noce This Italian pasta recipe contains a very rich and satisfying combination of ingredients. A word of warning to all you Pasta lovers – keep the portions small! Mangiare!! Preparation: 1 – In a small bowl, combine the ricotta, heavy cream and Parmigiano cheese. Mix well with a fork and set […]

Seafood Manicotti

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Manicotti di frutti di mare An Italian classic recipe for your next gathering with friends and family or for that next big special occasion! Enjoy! Preparation: 1 – Combine whipping cream, salt, pepper, and 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper in a saucepan and cook over medium-high heat for 30 minutes or until thickened and reduced to […]

Fettuccine with Lobster Sauce

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Fettuccine con Aragosta Frozen lobster tails tend to be rather tough when cooked too long. The timing given in this Italian recipe is for 6 oz. tails. If you are using smaller lobster tails, reduce cooking time to 1 minute. When slicing, the lobster meat should still be slightly raw in the center. The addition […]

Fusilli With Four Cheeses

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Fusilli con Quattro Formaggi A northern Italian favorite! Make the sauce just before you cook the pasta. If it is made too far in advance, the oils from the cheese will separate and rise to the top of the pot, and you will have to cook it again to blend. Enjoy this easy Italian recipe […]