Chicken Spaghetti Casserole

Written by Chacha on May 21st, 2016 in Butter, Canned Soup, Cheese, Chicken, Main Dish, Mushrooms, Olive oil, Onions, Pasta, Peppers, Spaghetti | No Comments

Servings: 6 to 8 Ingredients For the casserole: 4 cups cooked, shredded, chicken, recipe follows 1 pound spaghetti, broken into 2-inch pieces 2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoon unsalted butter, plus more, for greasing the baking dish 1/2 green bell pepper, cored, seeded, and finely chopped 1/2 red bell pepper, cored, seeded, and finely chopped 1 small onion, finely […]

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Linguine with a Creamy shrimp-mushroom Sauce

Written by Chacha on May 21st, 2016 in Lemon, Main Dish, Mushrooms, Olive oil, Onions, Pasta, Seafood, Shrimp, Uncategorized | No Comments

Servings: 6 Ingredients 1 pound linguine 2 tablespoons of table salt, for cooking the pasta For the Shrimp: 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined 4 tablespoons unsalted butter The zest and juice of 1 lemon 4 cloves garlic, smashed, peeled and minced, Freshly ground black pepper, to taste Kosher salt, to taste Crushed red pepper flakes, to taste 3 […]

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Pasta With Roasted Broccoli and Almond-Tomato sauce

Written by Chacha on Jun 8th, 2012 in Almonds, Broccoli, Cheese, Herbs, Meatless Main Dish, Meatless Sauces, Olive oil, Pasta, Recipe, Tomatoes | No Comments

Ingredients 1/2 cup blanched almonds 1 head broccoli, florets and peeled stems, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 pound good-quality spaghetti 4 large cloves garlic 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2/3 cup lightly packed fresh basil leaves 1/3 cup lightly packed fresh Italian flat-leaf parsley (leaves only) 1 (28-ounce) can whole good-quality tomatoes, drained, liquid […]

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Humus II

Written by Chacha on May 24th, 2012 in Appetizer, Chickpeas, Dip, Lemon juice, Middle Eastern, Olive oil, Recipe, Sesame oil, Spread | No Comments

Ingredients 2 (15-ounce) cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed, liquid reserved 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil, or more as needed, plus more for garnish 1 large lemon, juiced 2 tablespoons roughly chopped fresh parsley leaves, plus more for garnish 4 cloves garlic, peeled 1 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon dark Asian sesame oil 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground cumin 12 to 15 […]

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Baked Fontina

Written by Chacha on May 23rd, 2012 in Appetizer, Cheese, Herbs, Olive oil, Recipe | No Comments

Ingredients ● 1 1/2 pounds Italian Fontina Val d’Aosta cheese, rind removed and cut into 1-inch cubes ● 1/4 cup good olive oil ● 6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced ● 1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme leaves ● 1 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary leaves ● 1 teaspoon kosher salt ● 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper ● 1 crusty French baguette, […]

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