Monthly Archives: March 2012

Knock Your Socks Off Gnocchi

We are having an Italian feast this evening! I have the most lovely godmother, Norma Jean. We would stop at her house after Sunday morning mass. While my father and godfather had a beer and a shot, I would  sip … Continue reading

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Braciole and Simple Tomato Sauce

 Ingredients: 1/2 cup dried Italian-style bread crumbs 1 garlic clove, minced 2/3 cup grated Pecorino Romano 1/3 cup grated provolone 2 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley leaves 4 tablespoons olive oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 (1 1/2-pound) … Continue reading

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PW’s Strawberry Shortcake Cake

 Strawberry Shortcake Cake! Strawberry Shortcake Cake!! Strawberry Shortcake Cake!!! Say that quickly three times!!! Go ahead!  Ingredients:     Cake 1-1/2 cup Flour 3 Tablespoons Cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon Salt 1 teaspoon Baking Soda 9 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter, Softened 1-1/2 cup … Continue reading

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Spring Minestrone with Chicken Meatballs

Ingredients: 6 ounces ground chicken (about 3/4 cup) 1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs 6 tablespoons finely grated Parmesan, divided, plus more for garnish 4 garlic cloves, 2 minced, 2 thinly sliced 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives 1 large egg, whisked to blend Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 leek, … Continue reading

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