All Recipes By: Paola

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 […]

Gnocchi

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Gnocchi The word gnocchi literally translates as “lumps”. They are potato dumplings that are served in the same method as pasta. Enjoy this Italian home-style Gnocchi recipe! Preparation: 1 – Sift together the flour and salt into a large bowl. Whisk the eggs in a separate bowl. Add the potato, oil, and water, and stir […]

White Pizza Sauce

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White Pizza Sauce For your next homemade pizza enjoy this easy to make Italian White Pizza Sauce. You can also use this as a quick Alfredo sauce for fettuccine. Preparation: 1 – Heat butter in a small saucepan. Add flour, stirring until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil for about […]

Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce

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Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce Enjoy this easy to make Italian sauce recipe! Preparation: 1 – Put the tomatoes and boiling water in a water and let stand for 5 minutes. Using a perforated spoon, remove 1/3 of the tomatoes from the bowl. Cut into bite-size pieces. Put the remaining tomatoes and water into a lender and […]

Three Cheese Baked Pasta

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Three Cheese Baked Pasta This classic Italian recipe is one of my favorites and very easy to make. Try substituting smoked Bavarian cheese for the mozzarella or halloumi and grated Cheddar cheese for the Parmesan, for a slightly different but just as delicious flavor. Preparation: 1 – Lightly grease an ovenproof dish 2 – Bring […]

Gorgonzola Sauce

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Gorgonzonla Sauce This classic Italian sauce is best served with fresh fettuccine. Use a mild, creamy Gorgonzola (called dolcelatte) or a sharper, crumbly bleu cheese, depending on the flavor desired. Preparation: 1 – Place Gorgonzola, milk, and butter over medium-low heat in a saute pan large enough to hold cooked pasta. Cook, stirring often, until […]

Risotto alla Parmigiana

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Risotto with Parmigiano Reggiano This traditional Italian recipe is simple but delicious. It is made with easily available ingredients like onion, butter, stock, and Parmigiano Reggiano. Just pile it onto warmed plates and serve, then let the comfort eating commence! Preparation: 1 – Melt half the butter in a large pan and cook the onion […]

Alfredo Sauce

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Alfredo Sauce This rich Italian sauce can be served over pasta or as a dip for focaccia bread or raw vegetables. Preparation: 1 – In a large saucepan, bring the cream to a simmer over medium heat. Reduce the cream to 4 cups. 2 – Remove from heat, sprinkle in the cheese and pepper, and […]

Vitello al Forno

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Baked Veal – Vitello al Forno If you have some leftover rice or risotto in the house, feel free to use it in place of the brown rice called for in this Italian recipe. Preparation: 1 – Preheat oven to 375F. Lightly grease a loaf pan with 1 tbsp of the olive oil. Clean the […]

Lobster Risotto

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Lobster Risotto Making this Italian seafood recipe, takes a little extra work to buy the whole lobsters and prep them to retrieve the chunks of meat, but everyone will love the taste and elegance of this creamy and fragrant Italian dish! Preparation: 1 – Split the warm lobsters in half lengthwise. Remove the tail meat […]