Big Bolognase! Serves 6 – 8

We just love our new Italian blend, Ciao Down. This is a hybrid recipe, a little Rachel Ray and a little Mom’s Gourmet. You will LOVE it. PrintBig Bolognase! Serves 6 – 8 Ingredients2 tablespoons EVOO – Extra Virgin Olive Oil 4 strips of bacon cooked crisp and...

Veggie Lasagna with Gusto – Serves 8

This is a spin off from the New Basics cookbook.   INGREDIENTS 1 eggplant 1 teaspoon coarse (kosher) salt 8 tablespoons olive oil 1 green bell pepper, cored, seeded, and cut into julienne 1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded, and cut into julienne 1 large onion,...

Pork Ragout over Pappardelle or Polenta

When I made this, Steve walked into the kitchen and wow, does that smell delicious. And, it certainly was! If you make extra, freeze it for another meal. 1 Tbsp EVOO 1-1/2 Country-style pork ribs 2 Cups vertically sliced white onion 1 Fennel bulb cored and vertically...