Roasted Butternut Squash Raviolis with Brown Butter and Crispy Sage

Super easy to make and as delicious as any I’ve ever had in a restaurant. I roasted the squash in the morning, and then pureed it, cooked the filling, filled the raviolis, cooked them and the sauce in about 30 minutes. Ingredients 9 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons minced shallots 1 cup roasted butternut squash puree […]

My Favorite Mac and Cheese

This is a Martha Stewart recipe that was a regular Mark and Tony recipe until their big diet, that I adapted a little and made for Mom’s birthday because Mark told me she loved it, only to discover on her birthday that she DIDN’T like it, but now she does . . . confused? So […]

Summer Pasta with Tomatoes, Parsley and Garlic

This perfect taste of summer is ready in the time it takes to cook pasta al dente. I would like to say that you should ONLY make this when summer tomatoes are ripe, but the reality is that I’ve made this with Trader Joe’s little tomatoes quite a few times in the winter when I’m […]

Butternut Squash and Hazelnut Lasagne

Active time: 1 1/2 hr Start to finish: 2 1/2 hr  For squash filling 1 large onion, chopped 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 lb butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 4 teaspoons chopped fresh sage […]

Annie Somerville’s Macaroni and Cheese

Delish!  The herb-infused sauce is delicious! from Everyday Greens by Annie Somerville of “Greens” Serves 6 to 8 Garlic bread crumbs, about 1 cup (recipe follows) 1 qt. milk ½ c. heavy cream ½ large yellow onion, chopped, about 1 cup 2 garlic cloves, smashed with the flat side of a knife, skin left on […]

Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Bucatini with Garlic Crumbs

For the garlic bread crumbs: 1 clove garlic 1  c. French bread cubes 1 t. olive oil salt to taste for the pasta: 2 strips thick-sliced bacon, diced 1 c. grape tomatoes, halved 1/2 t. sugar ½ c. thinly sliced leeks ¼ c dry white wine ½ c, chicken broth 1 t. red wine vinegar […]

Baked Fettuccine and Asparagus with Lemon, Pine Nuts and Mascarpone

Really delicious — not difficult to make. Trisha Serves 4 2 T. olive oil; more for the pan 2 lb. medium-thick asparagus, ends trimmed, cut in 1” pieces on an angle 8 scallions (whites and pale green parts), cut in thin rounds Finely grated zest from 2 lemons Juice from 1 large lemon (about ¼ […]

Mike’s Favorite: Pasta with Sausage and Chicken

3 tablespoons olive oil 2 skinless boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch pieces 1/2 cup dry white wine 1 pount hot Italian sausages, casings removed 2 cups chopped onions 1 red bell pepper, cut into matchstick-size strips 1 14 1/2 ounce can diced tomatoes in juice 1 1/4 cups chicken stock or canned low-salt […]