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SERVINGS: 8 to 10 servings INGREDIENTS: Meat Sauce: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large yellow onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning 2 lbs ground beef Two 32-oz jars good red sauce (I like Tomato Basil by Rao’s) 2 to 4 tablespoons granulated sugar (depending on your preference) 1/2 teaspoon onion powder […]

Shortcut Bechamel Lasagna

January 18, 2022

SERVINGS: 4 to 6 servings INGREDIENTS: 2 cups diced butternut squash (350 g) 1 tablespoon olive oil Kosher salt 12 ounces spaghetti, cooked al dente with 2 cups pasta water reserved 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 tablespoon coarse ground black pepper, plus more for serving 1 1/2 cups grated Parmesan, plus more for serving INSTRUCTIONS: […]

Butternut Squash Cacio e Pepe

October 5, 2021

SERVINGS: 4 – 6 servings INGREDIENTS: 12 ounces spaghetti, cooked al dente with 1 cup pasta water reserved 5 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 lbs zucchini, grated (about 2 medium zucchini) Kosher salt Black pepper 2 pints cherry or grape tomatoes 2 cloves garlic, grated 1 cup heavy cream 1 cup frozen corn 1/2 cup […]

Tomato Zucchini and Corn Pasta

September 1, 2021

SERVINGS: 6-8 INGREDIENTS: 2 heads of roasted garlic 2 tablespoons salted butter ¼ cup + 2 tablespoons of sour cream 1 ½ cup heavy cream, divided 1 ½ cup of fresh shredded Parmesan cheese, divided 2 teaspoons fresh minced sage 1 cup of frozen peas, thawed 8 oz of cubed pancetta 1 lb of good […]

Christmas Fettuccine

December 24, 2015

SERVINGS: 6-8 INGREDIENTS: 2 heads of roasted garlic 2 tablespoons salted butter ¼ cup + 2 tablespoons of sour cream 1 ½ cup heavy cream, divided 1 ½ cup of fresh shredded Parmesan cheese, divided 2 teaspoons fresh minced sage 1 cup of frozen peas, thawed 8 oz of cubed pancetta 1 lb of good […]

Christmas Fettuccine

December 24, 2015

SERVINGS: 6-8 INGREDIENTS: 2 heads of roasted garlic 2 tablespoons salted butter ¼ cup + 2 tablespoons of sour cream 1 ½ cup heavy cream, divided 1 ½ cup of fresh shredded Parmesan cheese, divided 2 teaspoons fresh minced sage 1 cup of frozen peas, thawed 8 oz of cubed pancetta 1 lb of good […]

Christmas Fettuccine

December 24, 2015