Showing posts with label Italian. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Italian. Show all posts

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Tiramisu

Gwen's favorite cake for her 35th birthday.  Serve alongside some honey-ginger ice cream for a perfect dessert.

Yield: One 9"x13" Tiramisu + One 7"x9" Tiramisu

Monday, August 7, 2017

Lime, Coconut, Avocado Gelato

Don't be turned off by the odd ingredients: the avocado brings a rich creaminess that fits perfectly with gelato.

Yield: 10-12 two-scoop servings

Monday, June 19, 2017

Garden Vegetable Frittata

This is a hearty, satisfying dish that fits equally well for dinner as it does for breakfast.

Yield: 10 servings

Monday, May 1, 2017

Lemon Gelato

This is the best gelato you've ever tasted.  It's so creamy with strong lemon flavor that is super potent.

Yield: 8 servings

Monday, March 20, 2017

Artichoke & Lemon Pesto

The strong flavor of this pesto really sets it apart from the conventional recipes.  Use it on simple toasted bread for an appetizer (like I did), or put it with your favorite pasta.

Yield: 2 cups pesto

Monday, April 20, 2015

Lemon-Garlic Cream Fettuccine

This fettuccine has a distinct taste to it, in large part due to the cream cheese.  Add a side of meat (we chose pork loin) and you've got a meal.

Yield: 4 servings

Monday, January 20, 2014

Lasagna

A fresh, made-from-scratch lasagna is such a rewarding & filling meal.  Treat yourself right with this old fashioned recipe.

Yield: 12 servings

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Asparagus, Bacon, and Blue Cheese Frittata

I must admit that I was so excited to try this that I just made it for dinner one day instead of breakfast.  I can attest to the fact that it tastes good any time of day.

Yield: 4 servings

Monday, September 17, 2012

Gnocchi, Corn, and Mushrooms in Cream Sauce

This rich dish has great flavor and texture.  I'm not certain if it's a soup or a side-dish, but I am certain that it's tasty.

Yield: 4 servings

Monday, June 25, 2012

Iced Italian Cookies

These cookies are quick and easy to throw together and have a unique shape to them.  After making one batch you'll immediately think about making more.

Yield: 3 dozen cookies

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Parmesan Tomatoes

This appetizer is fast and easy to make.  You can make  it quickly while your main dish is cooking, and it complements any Italian meal nicely.

Yield: 8 servings

Monday, April 30, 2012

Rigatoni Pie

This visually striking pasta dish tastes just as good as it looks.  Lots of cheese is always a welcome addition to any meal.

Yield: 8 servings

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Chicken Pomegranate Stuffed Shells with Gorgonzola Sauce and Pine Nuts

This is a neat twist on pasta shells.  The pomegranate arils add fantastic flavor and contrast to an otherwise traditional meal.  And the pine nuts don't hurt, either.