Posts in Recipes

Canned Cranberry Sauce Hacks

Upgrade your Canned Cranberry Sauce With These Hacks! Although the canned shape of cranberry sauce is nostalgic, for those looking to spruce up the traditional side dish, these hacks are for you! Add Orange & Spice. Remove the cranberry sauce from its can. In a medium saucepan, combine cranberry sauce, the juice & zest from […]

Eggplant Meatballs

Eggplant Meatballs: the vegetarian twist on an Italian classic! Ingredients:  • Cooking spray • 1/2 tbsp. EVOO • 1 1/4 lbs. eggplant, cut into 1-in. pieces • Salt & pepper to taste • 2 garlic cloves, crushed • 2 tbsp. chopped basil • 1 1/2 c seasoned breadcrumbs • 1 large egg, beaten • 2 oz. […]

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. […]