Tag: Polenta

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Baked Polenta With Onions And Bacon

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. 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 barbecue sauce & a nice salad. […]

Fall Mains, Winter Mains

Veal Shortribs

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. I am a huge fan of both shortribs & oxtails. They have such a delicious unctuous texture when braised in a sauce  made with stock, wine & chopped vegetables. They do take a bit of prep., but once they are in the oven, that’s pretty […]

Fall Mains, Winter Mains

Italian Sausage Cacciatore

One day I decided to make a cacciatore using sausages instead of chicken. Why not? You could serve the cacciatore with polenta,** roasted potatoes with rosemary,** gnocchi** or with a short, tubular pasta.  And…when the weather co-operates, why not brown the sausages on the barbecue, then finish with the veggies & sauce? Makes 4 Servings 4 […]

Fall Mains, Winter Mains

Veal Mushroom Ragu With Polenta

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. The other day it was 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 stikes; I know, we haven’t had polenta for […]

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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 with steak, chicken or pork. How about grilled Italian sausages or Italian sausages braised with bell peppers, onions & tomato sauce? Go […]