The Real Women of Philly: Creamy Linguini and Paula Deen

April 27, 2010.   Categories From www.goodbite.com, Pasta.

Recently I was asked by GoodBite.com and Philadelphia Cream Cheese to help promote a fun opportunity for home chefs! Introducing The Real Women of Philly campaign with Paula Deen! Paula is looking for the next big cooking stars! Home cooks are encouraged to send in their own videos for a chance to get to meet Paula Deen and win $25,000! To inspire you all to give it a shot and enter . . . eight of the GoodBite Contributing bloggers have...

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Mac & Cheese with Braised Leeks, Asiago and Parmesan Breadcrumbs

February 10, 2010.   Categories Chef Viviane Banquet Farre, Comfort Food, Fabulous Side Dishes, Pasta, Vegetarian.

Mac & Cheese with Braised Leeks, Asiago and Parmesan Breadcrumbs

Mac & Cheese with Braised Leeks, Asiago and Parmesan Breadcrumbs serves 8 For the leeks 3 tablespoons olive oil 4 leeks – 4” of tops and roots trimmed (about 1 1/2 lbs), cut in half lengthwise, thoroughly washed and cut in 1/4” slices 4 large garlic cloves – skinned and finely chopped 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1/2 teaspoon sea salt freshly ground black pepper to taste 3/4 cup white wine For the béchamel 6 tablespoons...

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Mac and Cheese

July 26, 2009.   Categories Comfort Food, Pasta, Southwestern / Mexican.

Mac and Cheese

Ingredients: 3 slices, thick sliced smoked bacon 4 tablespoons butter, plus 2 tablespoons, plus 1 tablespoon 4 tablespoons flour 2 cups half and half (or 1.5 cups of milk) 3/4 teaspoon sea salt 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper 1/2 teaspoon adobo sauce from canned chipotle chiles (*optional) 1/2 teaspoon ancho chile powder (*optional) 2 cups grated Parmigiano-Reggiano 1 pound elbow macaroni or cavatappi 3/4 teaspoon minced garlic 4 ounces...

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Tagliatelle With Caramelized Onions, Applewood Smoked Bacon and Cremini Mushrooms

June 11, 2009.   Categories Contributing Chefs, Fabulous Side Dishes, Pasta.


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Tagliatelle With Caramelized Onions, Applewood Smoked Bacon and Cremini Mushrooms

Tagliatelle With Carmelized Onions, Applewood Smoked Bacon and Cremini Mushrooms Ingredients: Sea salt Extra virgin olive oil 1/4 pound good quality applesmoked bacon, cut into thin slices 2 small sweet onions, peeled and halved or quartered (depending upon size) 1 pound cremini mushrooms, sliced 4 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed Needles from 2 small fresh rosemary sprigs Cracked black pepper 1 pound tagliatelle pasta (or any wide ribbon...

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Duarte’s Crab Cioppino

June 7, 2009.   Categories Pasta, Restaurant Recipes, Seafood.


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Duarte’s Crab Cioppino

Duarte’s Crab Cioppino www.duartestavern.com source:  NPR.org 2 1/2 pounds fresh cracked Dungeness crab (your fishmonger/butcher will crack the crab for you) 12 cherrystone clams 12 jumbo white prawns 8 oz. cod 1 cup clam juice 1/2 cup dry white wine Cioppino sauce (recipe follows) To assemble: Place half the sauce in a 5 quart roaster or Dutch oven. Place crab in next, then clams and prawns, clam juice, and wine. Pour rest of...

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Old School Meat and Mushroom Lasagna

November 1, 2008.   Categories Comfort Food, Italian, Pasta.

Old School Meat and Mushroom Lasagna

This is the real deal… no eggplant, no tofu.. just old school meat and mushroom lasagna so hearty it’s hard to be hungry enough for seconds!  I vary the recipe each time depending on whether I want it more cheesy, meaty etc…. you can also increase the ricotta to give it more density. . . or increase the meat and cheese ingredients if you have a super deep pan and want more layers. Ingredients: 1 lb lasagna noodles Extra...

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