Tomato and beef sauce with a hint of wine for your pasta. I’ve made this fairly basic but feel free to adjust the seasoning to your tastes.
Calzagatti (Pan-Fried Polenta and Beans)
From Italy’s Emilia-Romagna, creamy polenta and cranberry beans are cooked together and then pan-fried. This particular version hails from Modena, famous for sports cars and Luciano Pavarotti. This recipe can also be called “casagai” or “cazzagai”. This street food makes a lovely snack or appetizer and is best served with a light red wine. Serve […]
November 1, 2019
Garlic Sausage and Pasta in a Bechamel Sauce
This is a classic Italian dish made easy and filling with the addition of precooked sausage. Fresh nutmeg makes a big difference in the recipe. If you get the chance, try it with fresh!
June 8, 2018
Whipped Horseradish Sauce
This is a fabulous addition to prime rib and other cuts of beef. The whipped cream tones down the heat of the horseradish, so even kids like this. Plus it’s pretty! You can substitute 1/4 cup of freshly grated horseradish for the 3 tablespoons of prepared horseradish.
March 21, 2018