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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BBQ Chicken

Written by Chacha on Jun 8th, 2012 in Barbecue, Grilled, Meats, Poultry, Recipe | No Comments

Servings: 6 to 8 Ingredients Three 3 to 3 1/2-pound frying chickens, split in half 4 tablespoons Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper, to taste 6 to 8 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 small onion, grated 1 lemon, thinly sliced BBQ Sauce, recipe follows Directions Put the chicken halves in a large bowl or deep pot and cover with water. […]

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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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