Category Archives: Italian Restaurant

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Fettuccini with Cilantro Lime Shrimp in Ginger Cream Sauce

Fettuccini with Cilantro Lime Shrimp in Ginger Cream Sauce 16 oz heavy cream serves 4 2 T powdered ginger 30-45 minutes to prepare 2 eggplant – 1 cut in batonetts using the outside aubergine edges. 1 eggplant cut diagonally into … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Carbonara

Your family is going to lick their plates clean! This is so very good and rich that after eating it I racked my brain on ways to make it healthier. My big decisions? Add vegetables to it! I am thinking … Continue reading

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Ground Beef or Lamb and Parmesan Ravioli

Ingredients: ½ lb Ground Beef or Lamb 3 oz Parmesan Cheese ¼ Onion finely minced 2 – 3 cloves Garlic minced 1 Egg Fresh Oregano Fresh Parsley Fresh Mint (great if you are using lamb) Fresh grated ginger Chop and … Continue reading

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Garlic Parmesan Monkey Bread

•2 containers (7.5 Oz. Container) Pillsbury Country Style Biscuits (20 Biscuits) •5 Tablespoons Johnny’s Great Caesar Garlic Spread And Seasoning •½ cups Italian Cheese Blend, Finely Shredded •5 Tablespoons Butter, Melted Preparation Instructions Preheat oven to 375°F. Prepare a pan … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Ravioli with Brown Butter Sage

Recipe (Modified from a recipe in Gourmet, 1997) Filling: 2 c. roasted butternut squash 1 medium onion, chopped (about 1 1/2 cups) 1 T. fresh chopped 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 garlic clove, minced 3 ounces aged goat cheese, grated … Continue reading

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Brushetta – Old Fashion Garlic Bread

Toasted  bread with garlic and olive oil. 12 slices of good rustic bread, baguette preferred  – cut 1/2 inch thick 1-2 garlic cloves – cut in half 1/3 to 1/2 cup virgin olive oil, a fruity olive oil is best Toast … Continue reading

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Bruschetta with White Beans

White Bean Bruschetta   1 cup canned cannelinni white beans 1/4 tsp ground sage 2 T olive oil 12 slices of bruschetta 24 arugula leeaves, washed and shredded 24 roasted red pepper slices virgin olive oil – if desired freshly … Continue reading

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Tomato and Basil Topping for Bruschetta

  2 Diced tomatoes (Some recipes would have you peel the tomatoes, not happening in my kitchen. Who has that kinda time?) 5-10 Finely chopped or shredded basil leaves Finely chopped garlic (at least one clove) Splash with Champagne Vinegarette … Continue reading

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Salsa Cruda and Spaghetti

 The combination of hot pasta and fresh, cool, ripe tomatoes, basil and garlic is fabulous.  Do not serve cheese with this sauce. 3-4 large, ripe eating tomatoes 1/2 cup shredded basil leaves 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 cup good olive … Continue reading

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Fettuccine alla Panna – Fettuccine with Cream Sauce

1/2 pound of fettuccine 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup cream 3/4 – 1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated freshly ground nutmeg Salt and freshly ground black pepper Boil fettucine in salted water. In a large heavy pan, melt butter over low … Continue reading

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