Homestyle

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 […]

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 […]

Gnocchi Romana

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Gnocchi Romana This easy Italian homestyle recipe is one of our favorites! Preparation: 1 – Pour the milk into a saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove from the heat and stir in the nutmeg, 2 tbsp of the butter, and salt and pepper to taste. 2 – Gradually stir the semolina into the milk, […]