Baked Potatoes Wedges

Written by Chacha on Jun 27th, 2012 in Baked, Potatoes, Recipe, Side Dishes | No Comments

  Ingredients 6 russet potatoes 6 cloves of garlic, sliced 2 tablespoons each fresh thyme and Rosemary leaves, chopped 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Kosher Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste Directions Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Place whole potatoes in microwave. Microwave on HIGH for 3 to 4 minutes. Let cool. Cut each potato lengthwise into […]

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Pastitsio

Written by Chacha on Jun 9th, 2012 in Baked, Meat Sauces, Pasta, Recipe | No Comments

Servings: 8 Ingredients For the Tomato Meat Sauce: 1 tablespoon each extra-virgin olive oil and butter 1 large yellow onion, chopped 1 pound lean ground beef (recommended chuck or sirloin) 1 pound lean ground lamb 1/2 cup dry good red wine 4 large cloves garlic, finely minced 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon dried Greek or Mexican oregano leaves, crumbled Pinch […]

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Baked Penne with Roasted Vegetables

Written by Chacha on Jun 8th, 2012 in Baked, Meatless Main Dish, Pasta, Recipe, Vegetables | No Comments

Recipe courtesy Giada De Laurintiis Servings: 4 to 6 Ingredients 2 red peppers, cored and cut into 1-inch wide strips 2 zucchini, quartered lengthwise and cut into 1-inch cubes 2 summer squash, quartered lengthwise and cut into 1-inch cubes 4 cremini mushrooms, halved 1 yellow onion, sliced into 1-inch strips 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon salt, divided 1 […]

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Three-Cheese Mostaccioli Bolognese

Written by Chacha on Jun 8th, 2012 in Baked, Beef, Meats, Pasta, Recipe | No Comments

Servings: 4 to 6 Ingredients 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1 pound ground beef (recommended chuck or sirloin) 1 small onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, finely minced Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1 medium zucchini, cut in half lengthwise and sliced 3 cups marinara sauce, recipe follows 1 pound mostaccioli, cooked and drained 6 […]

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Steak and Mushroom over Baked Potatoes

Written by Chacha on Jun 5th, 2012 in Baked, Beef, Beef Strips, Meats, Potatoes, Recipe, Side Dishes | No Comments

Servings: 8 Ingredients 1 tablespoon Canola oil 2 pounds top round steak, sliced into thin strips against the grain 1 large yellow onion, cut into thin slices 2 tsp. minced garlic 2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) butter 2 tablespoons flour 1-10.75 oz. can condensed beef broth Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 8 ounces mushrooms, sliced 1 tablespoon Worcestershire […]

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