Dinner | Pasta

GARLIC WHITE WINE PASTA

Italian pasta simply comes to life when paired with its national soulmate, Italian wine. When it comes to choosing the perfect wine and pasta match, your choice in color and weight of the wine should be guided by the flavors and ingredients in the pasta – what’s in the sauce, whether the cheese is pungent and […]

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Breakfast

Caprese with avocado

If you appreciate traditional Italian insalata caprese, try this similar avocado caprese salad with fresh mozzarella cheese, fresh basil and ripe red tomatoes, and the addition of avocados for extra flavor. INGREDIENTS: 2 avocados, sliced 2 ripe tomatoes 1 pound fresh mozzarella cheese 1 1/2 ounce bunch fresh basil leaves 1/4 cup good quality olive oil 1/4 […]

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Breakfast

Garlicky Italian Bread

INGREDIENTS: 2 1/2 c. all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1/4 tsp. dried oregano 1 large egg, beaten 1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil 3/4 c. whole milk 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 c. shredded mozzarella 1 c. minced tomatoes 1/4 c. finely chopped basil 2 tbsp. freshly […]

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Dinner

Parmesan Zucchini Fritters

INGREDIENTS: 1 lb. zucchini (about 2 large) 1/2 Onion, finely chopped 3 large eggs, beaten 1/2 tsp. garlic powder kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/2 c. freshly grated Parmesan 3/4 c. all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 c. marinara one  tbsp. thinly sliced fresh basil 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tsp. […]

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Breakfast

Caprese Bites

INGREDIENTS: 8 oz. mozzarella balls 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 tsp. Italian seasoning 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes kosher salt 24 cherry tomatoes 12 fresh basil leaves 1 c. balsamic vinegar PREPARATION: In a small bowl, stir together mozzarella, olive oil, Italian seasoning, crushed red pepper flakes, and season with salt. Set aside. […]

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