Tag: Ragu

Rigatoni with Lentil Ragu in White Bowl
Pasta, Gnocchi and Polenta

Lentil Ragu with Rigatoni

When my friend Deb. Mele posted a recipe for Lentil Bolognese I have to say, it got my attention!  I’m always on the lookout for interesting pasta sauces and vegetarian meals. I’m that woman who stuffs Castelluccio lentils into her luggage when packing to come home from Italy. Castelluccio lentils are grown in Umbria and […]

Blog Post Photo, Beginning to Make Soup
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“Scrap” Soup

Or…what do you do when you walk into the butcher shop and staring back at you is a great deal on pork neck bones? My chef/neighbour knows exactly what to do and has been making pork broth for Asian noodle soups for her restaurant and who doesn’t love noodle soup? So we too follow her […]

Turkey Ragu Spaghetti Garnished with Basil Sprouts
Pasta, Gnocchi and Polenta

Turkey Ragu For Pasta

I really like using ground turkey to make a lighter style of ragu. Anyone who loves Italian pasta needs a really good tasting ragu recipe and I think this definitely fits the bill.  Buon gusto!  I’ll be making it tonight with chitarra pasta (a long, thick square shaped pasta). For the Ragu: 1 medium onion […]