Italian, Pasta

Tomato-Basil Cream Sauce Over POC, (Pasta of Choice)

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It’s been pretty cold and snowy here, which always makes a good comfort food sound great.  But sometimes you do not have the time, especially on a weeknight for a slow cooked stew or, or the prep time.  This easy tomato cream sauce  takes less than 10 minutes to prepare […]

Italian, Seafood


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Ok…I’ll admit it, this is an easy way to almost fulfill all the requirements of the Feast of the Seven Fishes with one dish.  But OMG, what great way to do it!!  Originating in San Francisco, this tomato-based seafood stew is traditionally filled with whatever seafood is fresh at the […]

Italian, Main, Seafood

Linguine With Clam Sauce

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This is was one of my favorite sauces to make. And this recipe makes for a great stand alone entre’ or a great addition to the Feast of the & Fishes for Christmas Eve.  When it comes to the clams, I prefer to open the clams myself.  I will collect […]

Italian, Main

Zucchini Noodles with Quick Turkey Bolognese

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In the mood for some great Italian food, but want to avoid the heavy carbs associated with traditional pasta?  Forgo regular pasta (and most of the carbs) for spiralized zucchini “noodles” in these make-ahead meals. The zoodles quickly turn tender-crisp as the veggie-packed Bolognese warms in the microwave. Pin Print […]

Italian, Main, Pasta

Veal Piccata

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Veal Piccata is something that you would normally order from an upscale Italian or Mediterranean restaurant.  The great thing about this dish though is that is it actually quick and easy to make at home with relatively little effort.  Like all of the recipes I like to share, do not […]

Chicken, Italian, Main

Authentic Chicken Cacciatore

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Chicken Cacciatore is one of the most satisfying, delicious and comforting Italian dishes you can make at home.  My mom made if for us when we were kids, and I remember traveling up to Old North Denver to what is now known as “The Highlands” to eat at Pagliacci’s.  Although […]