Mushroom, Shallot, Risotto

You’ll need: 1 1/2-cups arborio rice 48-oz chicken stock 1/2-cup dry white wine 1/2-cup of chopped shallots 8-oz of baby Bella mushrooms washed and sliced 3-tbs unsalted butter room temp 2-tbs extra virgin olive oil 1/2-cup fresh grated Parmesan 1/2-tsp salt 1/2-tsp pepper   Directions: Bring the stock to a boil in a saucepan and place […]

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Italian Wedding Soup

For the BROTH you’ll need: 2-quarts chicken stock 1-cup water 1/2 onion chopped 4 cloves of garlic minced 1 carrot chopped in small pieces 1 celery stalk chopped 10-ounces fresh chopped spinach 1 egg 1/4-cup grated Romano cheese small pasta of your choice   For the MEATBALLS you’ll need: 1 large egg 2 cloves clove garlic minced […]

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Escarole, White Bean Soup with Chicken and Potatoes

You will read this recipe and scratch your head thinking is it really that simple? It is, at least with my recipes, and it’s incredibly delicious too!   You’ll need: 1-lb boneless skinless chicken breast 6 cloves of garlic chopped 1-cup onions chopped 2-cups red potatoes diced 2-cans of prepared cannellini beans, rinsed 1 head of […]

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Ditalini

Talk about a perfect pasta shape for some soup!!! I love Ditalini. This came together quickly, effortlessly and the result was sooooooo goooood!   First, Sauté In a Pot: 4-chopped garlic cloves 1-cup of chopped onion 1-head of escarole chopped 1/2-tsp red pepper flakes 1-tsp of salt 1/4-cup of extra virgin olive oil for about 10 […]

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Turkey Chili

This recipe is perfect for any day of the week and the leftovers are even more amazing! Make a batch and freeze it! It’s not a very spicy recipe because I find people just don’t want spicy all the time so you can adjust the spice as you cook or just to your liking when you […]

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Cassoulet

With style and grace, Chef Michael White teaches us how to make a delicious and authentic Cassoulet. Click HERE for recipe and Today Show link. You’ll need: BEANS 3 cups dry white coco beans or Great Northern Beans 1 onion, halved 1 carrot, chopped in large pieces 1 stalk celery, chopped in large pieces 2 cloves […]

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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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Garlic Chicken

The recipe is gonna sound like you’re using a lot of garlic but the recipe is done the garlic actually will have taken on a sweet taste. It’s just a good chicken recipe. You’ll need: 1-whole chicken cut into 8 parts 2-tbs of olive oil 1/2 cup of white wine, dry not sweet 1-tsp of dry […]

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Cannellini Bean Dish

Now this is a recipe you have to try! Chris Fennimore the Host and Program Director of WQED Cooks in Pittsburgh is traveling in Italy and graciously agreed to share this recipe with us! He is traveling in Rome and spending some quality time with his grandson, Tobias who loves this recipe. Well actually Tobias loves all […]

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