Category Archives: Pasta

Zucchini Bruschetta

What do you do with a summer squash the size of small dog?  Get out your food processor and this fantastic recipe will come together  in minutes! Ingredients Extra Virgin Olive Oil (or butter) – about 2 Tablespoons One huge … Continue reading

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Spigarello Spaghetti

Bewildered by Spigarello?  It’s a relative of Broccoli and has a slightly sharp taste reminiscent of Broccoli Rabe.   INGREDIENTS 1 bunch Spigarello, remove thick stems, wash and rough chop 1 package spaghetti 1 bottle of dry red wine (we used Zinfandel) … Continue reading

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Raw Puttanesca Sauce

Puttanesca sauce is normally cooked, but this is  a quick and easy version that doesn’t require cooking. Makes 4 main-course servings INGREDIENTS 1 lb tomatoes (any type of heirloom or plum), finely chopped 1/2 cup olives (suggest kalamata), pitted and chopped … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Manicotti

Ingredients (serves 6) 1 small head of cauliflower, in 1/2 inch dice (or 1 LB cauliflower and 1 LB broccoli) 1 box of Manicotti noodles (or large shells) 2 tablespoons Olive oil 6-8 cloves garlic, minced 1-2 teaspoons dried thyme 1-2 … Continue reading

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Eggplant Pie

Don’t you just love a savory pie for dinner?  This pie can also be made with diced zucchini and onion if you are not an eggplant lover, but give it a chance as is … the eggplant gives this main dish … Continue reading

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Fresh Tomato Sauce

Of course you can always get a quick sauce from a jar, but it’s so easy to make this and keep it on hand all week!  Now that tomato season is upon us try it with fresh tomatoes, but it … Continue reading

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Early Spring Veggie Pasta

Spring has sprung here in Pine Island and we are enjoying our favorite early vegetables.  This easy pasta dish may just become your favorite one-pot meal, and the left overs are great cold! Ingredients:  (serves 4, with left overs) 1 box of your … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Gnocchi

Have a cup or two of Pumpkin Puree left over? Pumpkin Gnocchi is a wonderful fall dish, and freezes beautifully. Ingredients: 1 cup flour – plus plenty more on hand 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg (use more or less to taste) … Continue reading

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Tomatillo and Yellow Tomato Pasta Sauce

Tomatillo’s can be used in all types of cuisines.  They have a high amount of pectin, and give a creamy consistency to a dish without adding cream.  Try this light pasta sauce created by our own Chef Dona. Ingredients: Onion … Continue reading

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Acini di Pepe Pasta with Spinach, Garlic Scapes, and Scallions

Ingredients: • 1 pound Acini Di Pepe Pasta (or Other Small Pasta) • 1 Tablespoon Butter • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil • 3 stems Scallions, White And Green Parts, Sliced Thin • 8 Garlic Scapes – minced or rough chopped … Continue reading

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