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Sicilian Scampi (olive Garden Style)

Sicilian Scampi (olive Garden Style)

  Ingredients: 35 Baguette 1 Large Shrimp 3/4 Butter 4 Garlic 2 Green Onions 2/3 White Wine 15 -20 Black Olives 1 -2 Roma Tomato Directions: Cut the loaf of bread on an angle, half an inch thick, at least 35 slices. Arrange 5 slices on serving plates so they face...

Spatzle

Spatzle

  Ingredients: 4 Eggs 1/2 Milk 2 All-Purpose Flour 1/2 Salt 2 Butter Directions: Beat eggs, milk, flour and salt in a large bowl. Can allow mixture to sit until ready to cook. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add salt liberally to boiling water. Force dough...

Chickpea Pesto Dip (Or Pesto Hummus Dip)

Chickpea Pesto Dip (Or Pesto Hummus Dip)

  Ingredients: 1 Chickpeas 1/3 Pesto Sauce 1 Garlic Clove 1/2 Salt 1/4 Black Pepper Directions: Process all ingredients in food processor till smooth. Serve with a hearty cracker or breadstick.

Bread Machine Pizza Dough

Bread Machine Pizza Dough

  Ingredients: 2 Active Dry Yeast 3 Bread Flour 1 Salt 1/4 Olive Oil 1 Water Directions: Add ingredients in the order reccommended for your bread machine and set to dough cycle. After it's finished, transfer dough to lightly oiled pan. For a thick crust, cover...

Snapper Livornese

Snapper Livornese

  Ingredients: 4 Red Snapper Fillets 1 Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3 Garlic 1 White Wine 1 Tomatoes With Juice 1/4 Flat Leaf Parsley Directions: SCore snapper skins in 1 inch crosshatch season both sides of fish with salt and pepper add olive...

Sauteed Gnocchi

Sauteed Gnocchi

  Ingredients: 1 Butter 2 Margarine 2 Garlic Cloves 1/4 Salt 1/4 Pepper 1/4 Romano Cheese 3 Fresh Parsley Directions: Cook gnocchi according to directions on package; drain. Melt butter in sauté pan. Add gnocchi and minced garlic. Cook 3-4 minutes or until golden...

Creme Fraiche

Creme Fraiche

  Ingredients: 2 Buttermilk 1 Heavy Cream Directions: Shake buttermilk and cream in a sterilized jar. Let stand, loosely covered, in warm place, until thickened, 12-14 hours. Stir well. Refrigerate, covered, up to 10 days.

English Pub Style Pickled Eggs

English Pub Style Pickled Eggs

  Ingredients: 12 Hard-Boiled Eggs 1 1/2 Vinegar 6 Ginger And Spice Vinegar 2 Allspice Berries 1 Bay Leaves Whole Black Peppercorn Directions: Pack eggs into 1 quart widemouthed jar. Bring vinegar to boil in non aluminum saucepan and let boil about 10 minutes....

Italian Prosciutto cups

Italian Prosciutto cups

  Ingredients: 1 Frozen Chopped Spinach 8 Ricotta Cheese 1/2 Parmesan Cheese 1 Mushroom 2 Onions 1/4 Oregano 1/4 Salt 1 Egg 12 Prosciutto Bacon Directions: Cook spinach; drain well. In medium bowl, combine spinach, Parmesan, mushrooms, onions, oregano, salt and...

Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi

  Ingredients: 1/2 Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/2 Salt 1/4 Pepper 2 Fresh Oregano 2 Garlic Cloves 1 1/2 Jumbo Shrimp 2 Lemons Directions: In a plastic food storage bag, combine oil, salt pepper, oregano, and garlic. Add shrimp to oil mixture and turn shrimp to coat...

Pasta And Beans

Pasta And Beans

  Ingredients: 1 1/4 Pasta 1 Olive Oil 2 Garlic 2 Tomatoes 1 Kidney Beans 1 1/2 Garbanzo Beans 1 Sugar 1 Fresh Spinach 1/2 Feta Cheese 1/4 Sliced Ripe Olives Directions: Cook pasta according to pkg instructions. Meanwhile, heat oil in lg skillet or Dutch oven....

Broiled Zucchini With Herbs

Broiled Zucchini With Herbs

  Ingredients: 2 Olive Oil 2 Garlic Cloves 2 Fresh Lemon Juice 1/4 Fresh Parsley 1/2 Scallion 1 Fresh Mint Leaves 1/2 Dried Thyme 1 Salt 1/4 Ground Black Pepper 5 Zucchini 1 Tomatoes Directions: Preheat the broiler. In a large bowl, whisk together the olive oil,...

Italian Pasta Salad

Italian Pasta Salad

  Ingredients: 1 Mayonnaise 2 Red Wine Vinegar 1 Garlic 1 Salt 1 Pepper 1 1/2 Macaroni 1 Cherry Tomatoes 1/4 Green Bell Pepper 1/2 Green Olives Directions: Combine first 6 ingredients. Mix well. Stir in the remaining ingredients.

Linguine with White Clam Sauce

Linguine with White Clam Sauce

  Ingredients: 1/2 Linguine 1/3 Olive Oil 3 Garlic 2 Leeks 1 Dry White Wine 1/2 White Pepper 1/2 Oregano 2 Clams Directions: Prepare linguine according to package directions. Set aside. Heat oil in saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and leeks, and cook until...

Cheese And Spinach Fettuccine

Cheese And Spinach Fettuccine

  Ingredients: 12 Fettuccine 10 Frozen Chopped Spinach 2 Milk 1 Cornstarch 1 Butter 1/2 Salt 1/2 Parmesan Cheese 1/2 Blue Cheese 1 Parsley Directions: Cook fettuccine as label directs; adding spinach for the last 5 minutes of cooking; drain. In saucepan, mix milk...

Garlic Rotelle

Garlic Rotelle

  Ingredients: 4 Rotelle Pasta 1 Olive Oil 1 Garlic 1/4 Fresh Parsley 1/4 Romano Cheese 1/2 Salt 1/8 Crushed Red Pepper Flakes Directions: In lg skillet, over med-hi heat, combine pasta, oil, and garlic. Cook and stir for 5 minutes. Add remaining ingredients....

Mean Chef’s Fettuccine Alfredo

Mean Chef’s Fettuccine Alfredo

  Ingredients: 3 Butter 1 Heavy Whipping Cream 2 Ground Nutmeg 1/2 Ground Black Pepper 3/4 Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese 1 Salt 1 Fettuccine Pasta Directions: Set small frying pan in mid-high heat. Add the butter and the cream to the frying pan and mix well. Stir...

Sobronade

Sobronade

  Ingredients: 1 Navy Beans 1 Ham 1 Onion 1 Potato 2 Carrots 2 Celery Ribs 1/2 Garlic 1 1/2 Water 1 Bay Leaf 1 Thyme 1 Parsley Directions: Add all ingredients to a large soup pot. Bring to a boil slowly. Reduce the heat and simmer for 1 hour. Check the seasonings...

flapjacks

flapjacks

  Ingredients: 2 Brown Sugar 5 Golden Syrup 10 Oats 6 Butter Directions: Melt the butter, syrup and sugar slowly in the large saucepan. Take off the heat and mix the oats in well until all absorbed. Prepare something like an 8 square baking dish with silicone...

Garlic & Red Wine Vinegar Salad Dressing

Garlic & Red Wine Vinegar Salad Dressing

  Ingredients: 2/3 Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/3 Red Wine Vinegar 1 Garlic 1/2 Salt 1/4 Fresh Ground Pepper Directions: Place all ingredients in jar you can shake. Seal with lid. Shake well. Pour over choice of greens. Enjoy! Blends flavors if left at room temp over...

Fresh Semolina and Egg Pasta

Fresh Semolina and Egg Pasta

  Ingredients: 2 All-Purpose Flour 2 Semolina Flour 1 Salt 6 Eggs 2 Olive Oil Directions: Thoroughly sift together all-purpose flour, semolina flour, and pinch of salt. On a clean surface, make a mountain out of flour mixture then make a deep well in center....

Straw and Hay

Straw and Hay

  Ingredients: 1 Fettuccine 1 Spinach Fettuccine 1 Ham 1 Canadian Bacon 1 Mushroom 1/2 Frozen Green Pea 1 1/2 Sweet Butter 1 1/4 Heavy Cream 1/2 Parmesan Cheese 1/2 Salt Pepper Directions: Cook pasta separately. If using peas, cook them with either pasta during...

Baked Lasagna

Baked Lasagna

  Ingredients: 1 Lean Ground Beef 1 Garlic 1 Parsley 1 Dried Basil 1/2 Salt 2 Tomatoes 2 Tomato Paste 1 Dry Lasagna Noodles 1 Cottage Cheese 2 Eggs 1/2 Salt 1/2 Pepper 2 Parsley 1/2 Parmesan Cheese 1 Mozzarella Cheese Directions: Brown meat slowly. Add next 6...

Buttery Shrimp And Pasta

Buttery Shrimp And Pasta

  Ingredients: 8 Pasta 1/4 Butter 1 1/2 Shrimp 1 Garlic 2 Half-And-Half 1/4 Fresh Basil 1/4 Dried Basil 1/4 Parmesan Cheese 1/8 Black Pepper Red Pepper Flakes Directions: Have pasta ready. In lg skillet, heat butter; add shrimp and garlic. Saute 4 minutes, remove...

Sicilian Pizza Dough

Sicilian Pizza Dough

  Ingredients: 1 1/2 Water 2 Dry Yeast 1 Sugar 4 Olive Oil 1/2 Salt 4 Flour Directions: Coat a large bowl with teaspoon of olive oil and set aside. Stir first three ingredients together and let sit for 10 minutes, until nice and foamy. Place three cups of flour...

Favorite Lasagna

Favorite Lasagna

  Ingredients: 1 Italian Sausage 1/2 Ground Beef 1/2 Onion 2 Garlic 2 Sugar 1 1/2 Dried Basil Leaves 1/4 Pepper 1/4 Parsley 1 Canned Tomatoes 2 Italian-Style Tomatoes 1 Tomato Paste 12 Salt 1 Ricotta Cheese 1 Egg 1/2 Salt 3/4 Mozzarella Cheese 3/4 Parmesan Cheese...

Capellini Pomodoro

Capellini Pomodoro

  Ingredients: 4 Garlic Cloves 2 Plum Tomatoes 1 Fresh Basil 1/3 Olive Oil 3 Fresh Parmesan Cheese 12 Angel Hair Pasta 1/4 Black Pepper Directions: Heat olive oil and add garlic, cook until garlic turns white. Add diced tomatoes and pepper. Heat through stirring...

Big John’s Killer Caesar Salad Dressing

Big John’s Killer Caesar Salad Dressing

  Ingredients: 1 Mayonnaise 1/4 Egg Substitute 1/4 Egg 2 Parmesan Cheese 2 Water 1 1/2 Olive Oil 1 1/2 Lemon Juice 3 Anchovy Paste 2 Garlic Cloves 1/2 Sugar 1/4 Black Pepper 1/4 Salt Parsley Directions: Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl. Whisk for 1...

Linguine with Red Clam Sauce

Linguine with Red Clam Sauce

  Ingredients: 4 Butter 3 Olive Oil 3 Garlic 1 Diced Tomatoes 1/2 Fresh Parsley 1/4 Dried Oregano 1 Dried Basil 1/2 Salt 16 Minced Clams 1 Linguine 1 Lemon Juice Directions: Heat butter and olive oil in pan over medium high heat. Add garlic and cook till garlic...

Mushroom Pasta Scampi

Mushroom Pasta Scampi

  Ingredients: 8 Linguine 2 Olive Oil 1 Fresh Mushrooms 1 Garlic 1 Large Shrimp 10 Fresh Spinach 1/4 Parmesan Cheese 1/4 Crushed Red Pepper Flakes Directions: Cook linguine according to package directions. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water; set aside....

Harissa

Harissa

  Ingredients: 12 Chili Peppers 4 Garlic 1/2 Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Salt 2 Cumin Directions: Seed and slice peppers-soak in warm water for 30 min. Drain and squeeze out excess liquid. Place all ingredients in a blender and whirl until smooth. Serve with...

Alfredo Fettuccine

Alfredo Fettuccine

  Ingredients: 8 Cream Cheese 3/4 Parmesan Cheese 1/2 Butter 1/2 Margarine 8 Milk Fettuccine Directions: In large saucepan combine cream cheese, parmesan, butter and milk, stirring constantly until smooth. Toss pasta lightly with sauce, coating well. Leftovers...

Mock Devonshire Cream Substitute

Mock Devonshire Cream Substitute

  Ingredients: 1 Cream Cheese 1 Powdered Sugar 1 Heavy Whipping Cream Directions: In small mixer bowl, beat ingredients. It keeps from 10-12 days in refrigerator.

English Flapjack

English Flapjack

  Ingredients: 6 Butter 8 Rolled Oats 6 Brown Sugar 1 Salt Directions: Melt butter in saucepan over very gentle heat.Mix in the sugar, oats and salt.Stir well and turn mixture into greased swiss roll tin and press lightly together. Smooth top surface with the...