21-Sep-2013

Basic Basil Pesto

Pesto has many uses, such as with pasta, topping for chicken or fish, or as a spread on crusty Italian bread. This is a pretty basic recipe, found all over.

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04-Mar-2013

Amianym Minnestrone

From an online friend.

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08-Sep-2012

Chocolate Olive Oil Fig Cake

A sumptuous way to finish off a Italian dinner.

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13-Nov-2011

Easy Honey Mustard Mozzarella Chicken

This looks like such a simple recipe, sure to be a favourite!

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16-Oct-2011

Chicken With Garlic Basil And Parsley

A great dish, easily prepared, and can be combined with so many things.

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07-Sep-2011

Alfredo Sauce

A creamy, cheesy sauce to go over pasta or other things.

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26-Jul-2011

Chicken Milano

A delicious chicken and pasta dish with sun-dried tomatoes.

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07-Jul-2011

Balsamic Chicken

A very simple italian herbed chicken dish.

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06-Jul-2011

Prawns Over Pasta In Tomato Cream Sauce

Shallots, garlic, wine, tomatoes, and cream make a fabulous fresh sauce for prawns (or shrimp) and pasta. It is paired with angel hair pasta here, but feel free to use your favorite pasta or even cheese tortellini. Have all your ingredients chopped and ready to go because this dish only takes about 15 minutes to cook from start to finish.

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29-Jun-2011

Atsa Louie Ima Phil Spaghetti Dinner

This is a recipe from the Palermo Brothers, a comedy duo, who had the famous tag line “‘Atsa Louie, I’ma Phil”. This appeared in their autobiography of that name. I am pretty sure it’s out of print now, but you can pick up facsimiles still. This recipe appeared in the paper, which is how I got it. It’s a winner!

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28-Jun-2011

Tamaras Tetrazini

I get asked to make this a lot. Before I knew what it was called, I called it “Wild Turkey Surprise.” Now I know better and it’s actually got some legitimacy to it. The basic recipe here started with a recipe from a Sunset magazine cookbook, Favorite Recipes. I’ve modified since then.

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28-Jun-2011

Spaghetti Carbonara

Carbonara is typically done with bits of proscuitto and bacon and parmesean. This recipe serves 2 admirably.

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28-Jun-2011

Spaghetti Carbonara II

An alternative preparation of Spaghetti Carbonara.

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28-Jun-2011

Tamaras Quick Bolognese Sauce

This is the quick and easy method for throwing together a typical bolognese sauce for spaghetti or vermicelli. Ingredients are easy to come by, and this requires no particular skill

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