Spaghetti with Pancetta

You’ll need: 1-lb of spaghetti cooked 2 minutes short of recommended time 1/2-lb of pancetta cut into small pieces 1/4-cup of extra virgin olive oil more for the finish 2-tbs of butter 2-Garlic cloves sliced 1 pinch of red pepper flakes 2-cups of the pasta water Fresh grated Parmesan cheese Directions: In a large skillet […]

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Rigatoni with Zucchini, Butter and Cheese

“Simple cooking is the best cooking” You’ll need: 1-Zucchini 1-lb of rigatoni 4-tbs of butter 1/2-cup grated Pecorino or Parmesan Salt Red pepper flakes Extra virgin olive oil Directions: Zucchini cubed and sautéed in a skillet with a little olive oil, pinch of salt and a pinch of red pepper flakes for 2 minutes Cook […]

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Tagliatelle Pasta with Gorgonzola Cream Sauce

This recipe uses just a couple REAL ingredients, is authentic and so delicious. You’ll need: 1-Cup Gorgonzola cheese crumbled 4-tbs of butter 1/2-cup of heavy cream 1-tsp salt 1-tsp of fresh cracked pepper 1-lb of parpadelle pasta Directions: Add the butter and cheese to the skillet on a low heat to melt Add the salt and […]

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Homemade Semolina Pasta

I love Semolina pasta and the dough is so easy to make. If you don’t have a pasta machine you can roll out the dough and with a knife, cut it into pasta ribbons. As far as what sauce to use, a simple tomato sauce, butter and sage or legit alfredo (no cream 😳) are […]

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Shrimp Scampi with Linguini

Another really simple dish to make.   You’ll need: 6-tbs unsalted butter 4-tbs extra virgin olive oil 2-shallots minced 4-cloves garlic minced 1 pound shrimp peeled, deveined Salt and black pepper 1/2-cup dry white wine Juice of one fresh lemon 1/4-cup chopped parsley 1-lb of linguini prepared   Directions: Heat a skillet and add 2 […]

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Incredible Mac n Cheese

I am not saying this because it’s my recipe, but this is without question the best Mac n Cheese I have ever had, period!   Cheese Sauce Ingredients: 5-cups of half n half 1-cup heavy cream 5-tbs flour 8-tbs butter 6-ounces of bacon cooked, drained on paper towels and crumbled 1/4-cup chopped parsley 1/4-cup minced […]

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Mother’s Day Beef Tenderloin Steaks

  A wonderful main course for Mom on Mother’s Day Beef Tenderloin Steaks Recipe by Daniel Mancini if you want to prepare a delicious dinner for Mother’s Day and spend all your time talking with your Mom pampering her instead of dealing with the chaos of a crowded rush you in and out restaurant, here […]

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Gluten Free Stuffed Artichokes

So lots of people follow a gluten free diet and I thought I needed to develop a stuffed artichoke that did not have bread crumbs! Stuffed artichokes are so good and everyone needs to be able to enjoy them so I worked on this today. I gotta say this came out great and was packed […]

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Gorgonzola Cream Sauce with Pancetta

I put this pic up a couple weeks ago and posted the recipe for the red sauce. I have gotten tons of requests for the cream sauce which happens to be a Gorgonzola, cream sauce. You’ll need: 6-8 ounces of Gorgonzola cheese cut into small pieces 4-oz pancetta or bacon cut into small pieces 1/2 cup […]

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