Taste of Italy: Cacio y Pepe

I’m making this for the house this weekend. It’s truly a dish that is nearest to simplicity and the love for good, quality ingredients that Italian food encompasses. It’s cheese, pepper and some noodles. So now that I can brag a bit and say “Yes! I’ve been to Italy!” (still in that emotional high, ride... Continue Reading →

Like-a-Mama-Used-Ta-Make-ah!

http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=http://whatisonmytable.blogspot.com/2010/11/like-mama-used-ta-make-ah.htmlNorthern Italian Meat Sauce Recipe 3 slices bacon, cut up 1 pound ground beef 1/2 pound ground veal or ground pork 1 28-ounce can tomatoes, cut up 1 cup chopped onion 1/4 cup finely chopped carrot 1/4 cup finely chopped celery 1/4 cup snipped parsley 1/4 cup tomato paste 1/2 teaspoon instant chicken bouillon granules... Continue Reading →

When you care enough to make the very best!

http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=http://whatisonmytable.blogspot.com/2010/09/when-you-care-enough-to-make-very-best.html Lobster Mac & Four Cheeses Salt 8 ounces dried elbow macaroni 2 medium garlic cloves 2 medium shallots 1 pound cooked lobster meat 2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese 1 1/2 cups freshly grated Parmesan cheese (divided use) 1 cup freshly grated Gruyere cheese 4 ounces low-fat (but not nonfat) cream cheese 2 cups... Continue Reading →

Fall is Almost Here

http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=http://whatisonmytable.blogspot.com/2010/09/butternut-squash-gnocchi-1-butternut.htmlButternut Squash Gnocchi1 butternut squash, peeled and sliced1/2 onion, diced2 Tbsp garlic, minced1/2 stick of butterFat Free Ricotta - 16ozWhole Wheat Gnocchi - 2 cups, cooked1 cup of mozzarella - 2 balls, cut into 8 slices.Grease a cookie sheet and lay out squash flat - roast to 400 degrees for 30-40 minutes until soft. Allow... Continue Reading →

Picnic Fare

Mom’s Macaroni Salad Mix Together: 16 oz macaroni, cooked 6 boiled eggs, sliced 4 T diced onion 1 T red vinegar 1 T white vinegar 1 T relsih 1 ½ t mustard ¼ C green pepper ½ C celery ½ pickle spear, chopped 1 T pickle jiuice 2 T oil I know this isn’t your... Continue Reading →

Turning up the Heat

Cajun Shrimp Pasta 16 oz penne pasta1 yellow pepper, seeded and ribbed and cut into pieces1 red pepper, seeded and ribbed and cut into pieces1/2 of a red onion, sliced and cut into pieces1 lb of shrimp - cleaned, deveined and tails off2 Tbsp. Garlic1/2 C olive oil2 Tbsp butter or margarineTony Cacheres Seasoning, Salt... Continue Reading →

Opa!

Pastitsio1 package (16 ounces) elbow macaroni1 pound ground beef1 large onion, chopped1 garlic clove, minced1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce1/2 cup water1 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg1/4 teaspoon pepper1 egg, lightly beaten1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheeseSAUCE:1 cup butter1/4 cup all-purpose flour1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon3 cups milk2 eggs, lightly beaten1/3 cup grated Parmesan... Continue Reading →

You Taste It. You Like it Eh?

Beef Stroganoff1 lb round steak, cubed1/2 stick of butter1 onion, chopped1 package of wide egg noodles, cooked1 can of mushroom stems and pieces 4oz16oz sour creamSaute onion and steak until cooked through. Add remaining ingredients - stir to combine.This is another Mom recipe. I can't remember the sides for this though. It varied. I remember... Continue Reading →

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