Tag: italian

14
Aug
2020

Instant Pot Risotto

This method works surprisingly well. It’s currently my go-to instant pot recipe, replacing the spaghetti and meat sauce recipe I made last year. Be sure to have the onion and garlic already chopped, and your rice pre-measured before you turn…

12
Oct
2008

Chicken Cacciatore with Risotto

Cacciatore means “hunter’s style” in italian, and it’s typically a braising method for chicken (or rabbit) with tomatoes and other vegetables, including mushrooms, onions, and herbs. The chicken part of this meal was the simple part to the much more…

11
Aug
2008

In Season Now : Plum Tomatoes

Roasted Balsamic Tomato Sauce will reward you with a delicious aroma while it cooks in the oven. Every August, I end up making a couple of batches of this sauce, when the prices for plum tomatoes hits the floor, but…

16
Mar
2008

Chicken Braciole with Pasta

I thought this recipe up on the way to the grocery store, as a fall back if nothing else looked appealing. I think I need to work more on the execution, but it had good flavor. I was lazy and…

10
Mar
2008

Bolognese

Every few months, I’ve been making a big pot of bolognese sauce. It freezes really well, and I put it in little single serving containers that my wife takes to eat at work. It does take a very long while…

16
Feb
2008

Spaghetti Carbonara

Two recipes, very different techniques; similar but subtle flavor differences. I’ve had mixed results with the second version, but the vinegar adds an interesting tone. Quick & Dirty 1lb spaghetti 8 slices bacon, diced (8oz) 1T olive oil 3 eggs,…

09
Feb
2008

Baked Manicotti

I’m trying a recipe for Baked Manicotti from America’s Test Kitchen. Instead of the premade manicotti tubes, they suggest using softened no-boil lasagna noodles. You soak them in hot water for 5 or 10 minutes to make them pliable, and…