Penne Alla Vodka

Ingredients:1 1/2 cups penne (2 servings)2 tablespoons butter1/2 cup canned tomato sauce2 tablespoons vodka1/2 cup heavy cream Directions:Cook pasta according to package instructions. In a medium pan, melt butter. Add tomato sauce and simmer on medium-low for 2-3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add vodka, then simmer 5-7 minutes. Add heavy cream, then simmerContinue reading “Penne Alla Vodka”

Double Decker Chicken Parm

Ingredients:4 boneless, skinless chicken breast fillets (not chicken breasts; fillets are thinner)1/4 cup Italian-style breadcrumbs1 cup canned tomato sauce1/3 cup ricotta4 ounces fresh mozzarella Directions:Preheat the oven to 350. Coat chicken in breadcrumbs. In a large pan, heat some olive oil (this is optional, but recommended – butter or cooking spray can also be used)Continue reading “Double Decker Chicken Parm”

Classic Meatballs

Ingredients:1 lb. ground meat (“meatloaf mixture” of beef, pork, and veal is recommended — this can often be found pre-packaged in the meat section of your grocery store) 1/2 cup Vidalia onion, finely chopped1 egg, beaten1/4 cup Italian-style breadcrumbs1/3 cup fresh Parmesan, grated Directions:Preheat the oven to 350. In a large bowl, add meat, onion, egg,Continue reading “Classic Meatballs”

Fettuccine Alfredo

Ingredients:4 ounces fettuccine (2 servings)2 tablespoons butter1 teaspoon fresh garlic, chopped2/3 cup heavy cream1/3 cup fresh Parmesan, grated Directions: Cook pasta according to package instructions. In a medium pan, melt butter. Add garlic and sauté 1-2 minutes. Add heavy cream; season with salt and pepper, and simmer for 5-7 minutes. Add parmesan and whisk untilContinue reading “Fettuccine Alfredo”

Cheesy Garlic Bread

Ingredients:1 baguette1 stick of butter1-2 tablespoons fresh garlic8 ounces fresh mozzarella2 tablespoons fresh parsley Directions: Preheat the oven to 350. Cut the baguette in half lengthwise. In a bowl, melt butter, then combine with garlic; season with salt and pepper. Pour garlic mixture over bread, and bake 10 min. Remove bread from oven, then topContinue reading “Cheesy Garlic Bread”