Tag: Polenta

Baked Polenta with Onions & Bacon, BBQ Chicken Thighs, Red Wine, Red Checked Tablecloth
Pasta, Gnocchi and Polenta

Baked Polenta With Onions And Bacon

Joe likes it!  That’s what the note at the top of the recipe says! The polenta is prepared in the microwave then finished in the oven. I think it would be excellent with chicken, perhaps Joe’s Tuscan Chicken or chicken with

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Shortribs, Italian Style with Gnocchi
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Beef Shortribs, Italiano

I am a huge fan of both shortribs and oxtails. They have a wonderful, unctuous texture when braised in a sauce of stock, wine and chopped vegetables. They do take a bit of prep., but once they are in the

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Polenta Being Whisked While Cooking
Rice, Grains, Dried Beans, Chickpeas, Lentils

Creamy Polenta

A version of polenta that requires very little stirring;  a good thing in my eyes! 4 cups water 1 tsp. salt 1 cup polenta (not quick-cooking) 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter (Opt.) If you like you can put a bit of

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Polenta with Veal or Beef Ragu, Fancy Bowl with Dark Blue Trim
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Veal or Beef Mushroom Ragu With Polenta

It was definitely time to go through the freezer and use up stuff. I found a package of ground veal and thought “what am I going to do with this?” Meatballs? No, not really. Spaghetti? Nope…lightening strikes; I know, we

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Stirring Pot of Polenta for Fontina & Thyme
Rice, Grains, Dried Beans, Chickpeas, Lentils

Polenta With Fontina And Thyme

I made this polenta the first time on a rainy November night and served it alongside braised lamb shanks. It was the absolute perfect thing to accompany the lamb. But, don’t hesitate to serve it with steak, chicken or pork.

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