Category: Italian

Oct 18

Spicy Spaghetti and Meatballs

The fall months call for hearty meals and cozy, comfort fare. No need to spend hours in the kitchen preparing – using quality ingredients in even the simplest recipes can help to produce a dish that delivers on both flavour and satisfaction. Whip up this classic spaghetti recipe to bring hearty, rustic flavours to tonight’s …

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Oct 18

Tortelloni stuffed with prosciutto served with rosée sauce and oyster mushrooms

Quick and easy gourmet Italian recipes Tortelloni stuffed with prosciutto served with rosée sauce and oyster mushrooms It is possible to enjoy delicious old fashioned home cooked dinners even on the busiest days of the week. No matter how little time you have with the kids’ activities, work and homework, there are now options available …

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Oct 11

Saccottini stuffed with pesto and served with primavera sauce

Quick and easy gourmet Italian meals for Moms Between our families, careers and the endless demands of day-to-day life most people are too busy to put in the time for a traditional home cooked dinner. Easy quick recipes solve the problem of finding the time to make home cooked meals. There are now options available …

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Jul 07

Creamy Asiago Mini Naan Pizzas

Grill up the perfect summer appetizer Grilled mini pizzas are a fun and entertaining option in the summer. “Serve these Creamy Asiago Mini Naan Pizzas as a quick and easy appetizer at your next backyard barbecue,” recommends Chef Tom Filippou, Executive Chef for President’s Choice Cooking School. “Get your guests involved by setting up a …

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Sep 01

Salmon Pesto Primavera

The summer is a great time to take your green thumb from the garden to the kitchen. Packed with fresh veggies, salmon and protein-rich organic soy milk, this pasta is a wholesome dish that the whole family will enjoy. Make it with organic ingredients, or better yet, veggies and herbs from your garden. Additional recipes …

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Sep 01

Italian Frittata Recipe

Did you know broccoli is a great choice for a home garden? Best in summer and early fall, a full sun or partial shade spot in your vegetable patch will make a great home for this vegetable staple. Home-grown, or bought from a farmer’s market, broccoli goes perfectly with this tasty frittata, full of fresh …

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Aug 25

Bruschetta With a Twist

Bruschetta can tingle the taste buds when given a modern California twist Bruschetta with Smoked Chicken and Grapes Ingredients: 3 cloves minced garlic 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil (125 mL) 1/4 tsp salt (1 mL) 1 French bread baguette 8 oz smoked chicken breast (250 g), either shredded or cut into bite-size strips 12 …

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May 19

Barilla Gluten Free Spaghetti with Diced Potatoes, Roasted Peppers, and Aromatic Herb Pesto

Have a guest with celiac or gluten-sensitivities coming over for dinner and have no idea what to make or where to start? “Preparing a meal for someone with gluten sensitivities can often feel like a daunting task, especially with the prominence of gluten in so many different foods,” says Home Economist and cookbook author, Mairlyn …

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Apr 07

Whole Grain Ricotta Mushroom Tart with Tomatoes

Whole Grain Ricotta Mushroom Tart with Tomatoes by Gourmandelle Ingredients For the dough: 150g whole wheat flour 50g cold butter 1/4 glass of ice cold water sea salt For the filling: 2 cups sliced button mushrooms 2 eggs, beaten 1 cup ricotta cheese 1 onion, chopped a bunch of dill, chopped 2 tsps dry thyme …

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Mar 31

Browned Butter Mushroom Ravioli with Sage by The Messy Baker

Browned Butter Mushroom Ravioli with Sage by The Messy Baker Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 15 Minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients 1/4 cup butter 4 large sage leaves, whole (8 small is fine, too) 1 clove garlic, minced 4 cups sliced mushrooms (about 1/4-inch thick) 1 pinch fine sea salt freshly ground black pepper …

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