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Stuffed Acorn Squash

Nothing says, “fall” like squash. So embrace the season with this recipe for Stuffed Acorn Squash! Ingredients: • 3 acorn squash, halved • EVOO • Salt & pepper to taste • 1 lb. ground Italian sausage • 1 onion, chopped • 2 large stalks celery, chopped • 2 apples, diced • 1/2 tsp sage • […]

Simple Vodka Sauce

We’re feeling saucy lately. Here’s our favorite recipe for Simple Vodka Sauce— just add pasta! Ingredients: • 1/2 c. butter • 1 onion, diced • 1 c. vodka • 2 28-oz. Cans crushed tomatoes • 1 pint heavy cream • 1/4 c. grated Parmesan Directions: • Saute onion in butter over medium heat until soft. […]

Fresh Tomato Basil Pasta Sauce

Looking for something to do with all of your tomatoes? Make sauce! Here’s a recipe for our Fresh Tomato Basil Pasta Sauce. Ingredients: • 4 large ripe tomatoes • 10 large basil leaves • 4 cloves garlic, chopped • 3/4 c. extra virgin olive oil • 1/4 tsp. sea salt • . tsp. black pepper […]

Grandma Maria’s Pizza Pieno

It doesn’t have to be the weekend to enjoy homemade Pizza! Try out “Grandma Maria’s Pizza Pieno” recipe sent in by Barbara Ritschel. Ingredients: 1 lb. ricotta cheese 1/2 lb. fresh cheese 1 c. grated cheese 5 eggs 1/4 lb. prosciutto 1/2 lb. pepperoni 1/3 lb. Italian salami 1/4 lb. flour 1 tbsp. baking powder […]

Homemade Polenta Recipe

This recipe is so good, you’ll be saying, “pass the Polenta!”    Ingredients:  • 6 c. water • 2 tsp. sea salt • 1 3/4 c. cornmeal • 3 tbsp. unsalted butter Directions: • Bring 6 c. water to a boil with 2 tsp. Sea salt. • Slowly and gradually whisk in cornmeal (to prevent […]

Steamed Cod with Scallions & Ginger

Enjoy every bite of summer with this recipe for  Steamed Cod with Scallions & Ginger Ingredients: • 4 skinless cod fillets (between 4 and 6 oz. each) • 3 tbsp. rice vinegar • 2 tbsp. freshly grated ginger • 2 tbsp. soy sauce • 6 scallions, cut into 3-inch pieces • Salt and pepper Directions: […]

Pancetta and Chicken Penne with Mascarpone

Spruce up your date night or dinner party with this delicious recipe for Pancetta and Chicken Penne with Mascarpone! Ingredients:  6 ounces Pancetta sliced thick and diced 1 lb. Penne Pasta 1.5 cups Roasted Peppers (from a jar) 8 ounces Mascarpone Cheese 1.25 lbs. roasted Chicken Breast, shredded 3/4 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped Serves […]

Zucchini Boats Recipe

It’s zucchini season, so make the most of this versatile vegetable with this recipe for Zucchini Boats! Ingredients:  • 3 large zucchini, halved & seeds scooped out • EVOO • Salt and pepper to taste • 1/4 tsp garlic powder • 1 small yellow onion, diced • 2 cloves of garlic, minced • 1 lb. […]

Mushroom & Parmesan Spaghetti Squash

Feeling like pasta, but don’t want to have something so heavy? Try this recipe for Mushroom & Parmesan Spaghetti Squash! Ingredients: • One spaghetti squash (about 2 pounds will make 4 side-dish portioned servings) • 2 tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil • 2 cups of button mushrooms (chopped) • 2 garlic cloves, minced • 1 […]

Macaroni Salad Puttanesca Recipe

It’s the season of summer salads, so try this one for Macaroni Salad Puttanesca! Can be served hot or cold! Ingredients: • 1 lb. medium shell pasta •  3/4 c. EVOO • 1/4 c. white wine vinegar • 1 tsp. oregano • 1/2 tsp. dried pepper flakes • 1 c. Kalamata olives • 1/4 c. […]