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Mac and Cheese – Ham and Cauliflower

shy-no-image   Ingredient 1 pound Conchigliette (pasta shells) 2 cup Cauliflower Florets (shaved) 2 tablespoon 2 tablespoons Butter (divided) 2 tablespoon 2 tablespoons Flour 3 cup Whole Milk   1/8 teaspoon freshly grated Nutmeg 1 tablespoon Red Pepper Flakes (optional) 2 cup Gruyere cheese 1 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano (grated and divided)   1/2 pound Baked Ham Steak (julienned) 1 cup Panko Breadcrumbs   1/4 cup chopped Read more [...]

Basic Tomato Sauce

shy-no-image   Ingredient   1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 piece medium size onion, 1/4-inch dice 4 cloves cloves, peeled and thinly sliced 3 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves, or 1 tablespoon dried   1/2 piece medium carrot, finely grated 2 cans (28-oz) cans peeled whole tomatoes, crushed by hand & juices reserved Salt Spaghetti, cooked al dente Whole basil leaves, for garnish Grated Parmesan, (optional)   Procedure In Read more [...]

Quinoa Salad

shy-no-image Ingredient 3 tablespoon freshly squeezed Lemon Juice 1 tablespoon Red Wine Vinegar  1/4 teaspoon Dried Oregano 1 clove Garlic (smashed and finely chopped to a paste)  1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 cup Quinoa 2 cup Red and Yellow Grape Tomatoes (halved) 1 cup pitted Kalamata Olives 2 Piece Green Onions (green and pale green part; thinly sliced) 2 Piece Pickled Cherry Peppers (diced) 1 Piece small Red Onion Read more [...]