Category Archives: Italian

PEAR-GORGONZOLA FARFALLE

Bow Tie pasta in a creamy cheese sauce with sweet pears, cranberries and sliced almonds PEAR-GORGONZOLA FARFALLE 8 ounces farfalle pasta 3 medium pears 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup chicken broth 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 6 tablespoons cream 1 teaspoon cornstarch 1/3 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese 1 teaspoon […]

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PIZZA MARGHERITA

MY FAVORITE PIZZA I love this pizza so much I decided to learn a little more about it. Italian chef Raffaelle Esposito first made this pizza in 1889 when Queen Margherita visited Naples.  Using Tomatoes, Mozzarella cheese and basil he was able to imitate the colors of the Italian flag. The Queen liked it so much […]

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ITALIAN MEATLOAF BRACCIOLI STYLE WITH TOMATO BASIL SAUCE

Meatloaf with all the flavor rolled up inside of it ITALIAN MEATLOAF WITH TOMATO BASIL SAUCE BRACCIOLI STYLE 1/2 pound lean ground beef 1/2 pound hot Italian sausage 1 4oz can sliced mushrooms (reserve liquid) 1/2 cup dry plain bread crumbs 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 bacon strips 1 teaspoon […]

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CROCK POT CHICKEN CACCIATORE

It’s Fall and time to get the yard ready for winter.  I must have a dozen scratches on my arms from clearing the garden. This time of year reminds me of my Daddy Jess’ visit to our home. It’s the time of year when the purple flowers bloom all around the edge of our yard. Chicken Cacciatore was […]

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SPAGHETTI SQUASH WITH A CREAMY MEDITERRANEAN SAUCE

This is a dish my husband likes to brag about.  He wanted me to post this so he could call his friend Kerry and share the recipe.  Usually Mark is telling me about a great dish Kerry made when he visits him in Salt Lake City.  This sauce is impressive, but so are my home grown squash. […]

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