Category: Pasta, Gnocchi and Polenta

Lasagne with Ground Turkey Sauce
Pasta, Gnocchi and Polenta

Lasagne With Turkey Sauce

Who doesn’t love a good lasagne? I think you’ll really like this recipe!  The Turkey Sauce is rich, aromatic and delicious! 1 batch Turkey Sauce 1 (15 oz.) container whole-milk ricotta cheese 3 cups (packed) coarsely grated whole-milk mozzarella cheese

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Showing Local Asparagus on Black Textured Tile
Pasta, Gnocchi and Polenta

Clarisse Schiller’s Pasta With Asparagus Sauce

An excellent pasta dish dressed with an asparagus sauce from Julia Della Croce’s cookbook, Umbria. I made it this last spring, it was excellent. It’s worth tracking down really fresh, locally grown asparagus.  We get ours from our farmer’s market

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Ground Turkey & Eggplant Greek Patitsio
Pasta, Gnocchi and Polenta

Turkey and Eggplant Pastitsio

When we get a craving for Greek food in the fall and winter, there’s only one thing to be done, either Pastitsio (sort of a Greek macaroni and cheese) or moussaka. The sauce can easily be made a day or

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Mushroom Filled Ravioli
Pasta, Gnocchi and Polenta

Mushroom Filled Ravioli

Ahh…ravioli, a labour of love filled with mushroomy goodness accented with a bit of prosciutto, finished with a butter-prosciutto sauce and a sprinkling of Parmigiano Reggiano. Makes Approximately 36 Ravioli One 3 egg batch of homemade pasta dough (see below)

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Blog Post Photo for Pasta Rules & For Official Bolognese Sauce & Ragu Bolognese
Pasta, Gnocchi and Polenta

Ragu Bolognese

I previously posted a recipe for the “Official” sauce of Bologna. This version has the same basics but with the addition of beef stock and red wine. Some recipes use beef, pork and veal but I think the pancetta covers the

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Bucatini with Spicy Beef Tomato Sauce, Parmigiano Bowl & EVO
Pasta, Gnocchi and Polenta

Pasta With Spicy Beef Tomato Sauce

A pasta dish with the scrumptious Greek flavours of cinnamon, cloves and cayenne. The combination of spices remind me of the very first time ever that I tried spaghetti with meat sauce.  I absolutely fell in love with that spaghetti

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Homemade Tagliatelle with Chanterelle Sauce
Pasta, Gnocchi and Polenta

Chanterelle Mushroom Tagliatelle

CHANTERELLES means it’s definitely Fall!  After discovering the most amazing chanterelles at Trout Lake Farmer’s Market recently, there was no question what we would do with them. It’s sort of like when you come across fresh porcini or fresh truffles;

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Tomato Macaroni & Cheese, Red Oval Baking Dish
Pasta, Gnocchi and Polenta

A Favourite Mac ‘N Cheese

Childhood memories of crusty, bubbly and golden mac ‘n cheese but with tomatoes…what’s not to love now that we are all grown up! Because I adore tomatoes, this is right up my alley and I hope yours too! I like

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Farfalle Pasta With Zucchini. Showing Zucchini in Garden
Pasta, Gnocchi and Polenta

Farfalle With Zucchini

In Italy, I’m sure, has their own version of this pasta! Although we don’t live in Italy but I am growing a variety of zucchini known as Romanesco.  They are my favouritte zucchini, hands down!  Here’s my version…it’s quick and

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