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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 [...]

Pork and Apple Scallopini

shy-no-image Ingredient 1.5 pound pork tenderloin (cut into 1 inch rounds and pounded thinly) 3 pieces apples, dice   1/4 pound ham, dice into medium to large pieces 5 pieces sage leaves 1 cup apple cider 2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 6 tablespoon olive oil 3 tablespoon butter salt and pepper to taste flour for dredging   Procedure Heat two large saute pans over medium-high heat. Add three tablespoons Read more [...]

Fish Fillet with Lemon Butter Sauce

shy-no-image   Ingredient 2 pieces fish fillets 1 tablespoon lemon, juiced   1/4 teaspoon lemon zest 5 tablespoon butter 1 teaspoon flour 2 tablespoon water 1 tablespoon fresh parsley 2 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoon soy sauce salt and pepper to taste, for fish and sauce   Procedure Drizzle soy sauce, pepper and olive oil on fish and grill. Set aside Melt butter in a sauce pan under low heat. Add Read more [...]

Sausage and Eggplant Lasagna

shy-no-image   Ingredient 1 piece Large Eggplant 1-2 cup Basic Tomato Sauce (jarred or homemade) 15 ounces Ricotta Cheese 1 head garlic (roasted)   1/2 bunch Fresh Basil plus more for layering and topping (chopped) 1-2 sprigs Fresh Oregano (leaves removed and roughly chopped) 1 piece Egg (whisked)   1/3 pound Hot Italian Sausage (browned and cooked through)   1/4 cup Olive oil Hot Pepper Flakes (for garnish) Salt Fresh 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 [...]

Oxtail Ragu

shy-no-image Ingredient 3 pounds Oxtail (Cut into 2" Thick Pieces) Flour (For Dredging) 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup onion 1 cups Chicken stock 2 cups red wine 1 cup tomato sauce 1 cup chopped tomato 1 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves dash salt and pepper Procedure 1 Trim the excess fat from the oxtails and season liberally with salt and pepper. 2 In a 6 to 8-quart, heavy-bottomed casserole, heat Read more [...]