Tag: Italian

Sausage Gnocchi Recipe

Spicy Sausage Gnocchi

Gnocchi is an Italian dumpling that can be made of various things, but most commonly potato or flour. Homemade gnocchi can be absolutely lovely, but prepared gnocchi is increasingly easy to find and can make a very quick meal. This recipe is my very own and uses sausage and a […]

Creamy Bacon Fusilli

Creamy Bacon Fusilli

This is kind of like carbonara, but with a touch of cheese instead of an egg … and with tomatoes and onions, so really not a carbonara at all. I arrived at it in a bit of an odd way, taking a recipe for ‘Pasta with Roasted Garlic & Tomatoes’, […]

Orecchiette Napolitana

Orecchiette Napolitana

[Prep: <5 min / Cook: 20min] Ingredients – orecchiette (ear) or conchiglie (shell) pasta – 1 – 2 cups fresh spinach* (1/2 cup frozen chopped) – 2 cloves of garlic – 1/2 onion – 1 8oz can tomato sauce – dash of crushed red pepper flakes – salt & pepper […]

bean and spinach risotto

Bean and Spinach Risotto

Risotto takes a lot of attention, but don’t let that deter you from giving this easy recipe a try. Just sit back and sip the rest of your beer while you stir the risotto. [Prep: 5min / Cook: 45min] Ingredients – 1 cup soy beans – 1 cup frozen spinach […]

Italian Enchiladas

This was the result of one of my favorite experimental cooking scenarios—I got to the grocery store and they did not have what I wanted (in this case, cannelloni and a can of Alfredo sauce).  Having no idea how the tortilla substitution would work out, I took the first bite […]