Foreign Food 

Vodka sauce

  Vodka sauce Vodka sauce This take on a favorite Italian-American dish is more tomatoey than most versions. For a creamier sauce, add another 2 Tbs. cream. Toss with 12 oz. penne. Ingredients – Serves 4. – 1 28-oz. can whole peeled plum tomatoes. – in juice, preferably San Marzano. – 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil. – 5 large cloves garlic, smashed. – 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes. – 1/3 cup vodka. – 1/2 cup heavy cream. – 11/2 tsp. kosher salt. – 1/2 cup coarsely grated Parmigiano-Reggiano or…

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Italian Foods 

Amatriciana sauce

  Amatriciana sauce Amatriciana sauce Serves 4 to 5 Sweet cherry tomatoes and salty pancetta star in this tasty pan sauce. It’s great for more than just pasta: Try spooning it over polenta or seared pork chops. Ingredients – 2 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil. – 1 medium red onion, cut into ¼-inch dice (to yield about 2 cups). – 2 ¼-inch-thick slices pancetta, cut into short strips (¼inch wide and ½ inch long). – 1½ lb. cherry tomatoes, rinsed and halved. – ⅛ tsp. cayenne. – 1 tsp. kosher salt;…

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Ragù alla bolognese Italian Foods 

Ragù alla bolognese

  Ragù alla bolognese ragù alla bolognese Yields about 4½ cups, enough for 1¼ to 1½ lb. of pasta; serves 6 to 8 Gently toss fresh or dried pasta with this ragù the Italian way, ladling it in gradually so it evenly coats the noodles but doesn’t overwhelm or saturate them. Ingredients – 2 Tbs. unsalted butter. – 2 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil. – 1 small yellow onion, finely diced. – 1/2 medium carrot, peeled and finely diced. – 1 medium rib celery, finely diced. – 1 lb. ground pork…

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Italian Foods 

Alfredo sauce

  Alfredo sauce Alfredo sauce Just a few basic ingredients—butter, flour, milk, and nutmeg— make up this rich, creamy sauce. Toss it with your favorite pasta or try layering it in a lasagne. Ingredients – Yields about 11/2 cups. – 11/2 oz. (3 Tbs.) unsalted butter. – 3 Tbs. unbleached. – all-purpose flour. – 13/4 cups whole milk, heated. – 1/2 tsp. kosher salt. – 1/8 tsp. freshly ground. – black pepper. – S mall pinch of freshly. – grated nutmeg. Instructions Step 1: In a 2-quart saucepan, melt the…

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Italian Foods 

Basil pesto

Basil pesto   Basil pesto To make more than 1 cup of pesto, pound or process multiple batches instead of doubling the recipe in a single batch. ways to use pesto A sauce this versatile (and delicious) is perfect for pasta, but you can also: • dress a cold potato or pasta salad • stir into vegetable soup • use as a topping for grilled meats and fish • spread onto sandwiches • scoop onto slices of toasted baguette or crackers Ingredients – 3¾ oz. (5 cups packed) fresh basil…

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Foreign Food 

Pepperoni Pizza Casserole

  Pepperoni Pizza Casserole Pepperoni Pizza Casserole Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes Servings: 4 A quick and easy pasta casserole with all of the flavours of a pepperoni pizza! Ingredients – 12 ounces pasta. – 1/2 pound Italian turkey sausage, casings removed. – 3 cups (24 ounces) pizza sauce or marinara sauce. – 1/2 cup sliced black olives. – 4 ounces pepperoni. – 8 ounces ricotta. – 2 cups mozzarella, shredded. – 1/2 cup parmigiano reggiano (parmesan), grated. – 1/2 teaspoon oregano (optional).…

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Foreign Food 

Crispy Baked Asparagus Fries

  Crispy Baked Asparagus Fries Crispy Baked Asparagus Fries Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Servings: 2 Asparagus coated in panko bread crumbs and parmesan and baked until golden brown and crispy. Ingredients – 1 pound asparagus, trimmed. – 1/2 cup flour. – 2 eggs, lightly beaten. – 3/4 cup panko breadcrumbs. – 1/4 cup parmigiano reggiano (parmesan), grated. – salt and pepper to taste. Instructions Step 1: Dredge the asparagus in the flour, dip in the egg and then into a mixture of…

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Foreign Food 

Buffalo Roasted Cauliflower

  Buffalo Roasted Cauliflower Buffalo Roasted Cauliflower Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Servings: 4 Roasted cauliflower done buffalo wing style in a spicy hot sauce! Ingredients – 1 head cauliflower, cut into florets. – 1 tablespoon oil. – salt and pepper to taste. – 1/4 cup hot sauce. – blue cheese or ranch dressing for dipping (optional). Instructions Step 1: 1. Toss the cauliflower florets in the oil, salt and pepper, arrange in a single layer on a baking sheet and roast in…

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Easy Crispy Baked Buffalo Wings

  Easy Crispy Baked Buffalo Wings Easy Crispy Baked Buffalo Wings Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes Total Time: 50 minutes Servings: 2 Easy home made crispy baked buffalo chicken wings that are the perfect party food for watching the game with friends. Ingredients – 2 pounds chicken wings, rinsed and pat dry. – 1 tablespoon oil. – salt and pepper to taste. – 1/2 cup hot sauce. – 1 tablespoon butter. – blue cheese or ranch dressing for dipping. Instructions Step 1: Toss the wings in the…

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Foreign Food 

Mushroom Quinoa Salad in Balsamic Vinaigrette

  Mushroom Quinoa Salad in Balsamic Vinaigrette Mushroom Quinoa Salad in Balsamic Vinaigrette Total Time: 35 minutes Servings: 4 Roasted cauliflower and mushrooms in a warm quinoa salad with a balsamic vinaigrette and creamy crumbled goat cheese. Ingredients – 1/2 small head cauliflower, cut into florets. – 8 ounces mushrooms, quartered. – 1 tablespoon oil. – 1/2 teaspoon thyme, chopped. – salt and pepper to taste. – 1 cup quinoa, well rinsed. – 1 3/4 cups water or broth. – 1/4 cup walnuts, toasted and coarsely chopped. – 1/4 cup…

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