Sun Dried Tomato Basil Pesto

Full of flavor and quick to make!     Ingredients: 1 (8.5 oz) jar sun-dried tomatoes packed in olive oil 2 garlic cloves 1 cup fresh basil 1/2 cup Parmesan, grated salt & pepper   Directions: Blend tomatoes and their oil, garlic, basil, parmesan, salt and pepper in a food processor until finely chopped. Toss…

Italian Terrine

This terrine is easy to make, but looks impressive!  It’s a great dish for summer, since it’s served cold.  Layers of pasta, mozzarella, roasted tomatoes, and prosciutto; full of flavor.   Ingredients: 9 1/2 oz spinach pasta (pasta dough recipe) 14 1/2 oz fresh mozzarella 3 lb ripe tomatoes 6 tbsp basil, chiffonade 2 1/2…

Alfredo Sauce

Once you make this simple recipe and see how great it taste, you’ll never want to buy jarred alfredo sauce again!   Ingredients: 1/2 a stick of unsalted butter 4 large cloves of garlic, minced 2 tbsp of flour 1 cup half & half or heavy cream 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, shredded 1 tsp salt…

Pasta dough

There is nothing like fresh homemade pasta and it couldn’t be easier to make!  You will need the right equipment, though.  A pasta roller is a must!   Ingredients: 1 lb all-purpose or bread flour 4  eggs 2 tsp salt 2 fl oz water, or as needed   Directions: Combine all ingredient in a large…