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Cauliflower Pizza Crust (grain-free)

By Cat, Mar 2015 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Tomato Sauces (Sauces menu); 2. Pizza (About);  (‘Pizza‘ page on old site); 3. Pizza Dough Cauliflower is a misunderstood, under-utilized vegetable that I find delicious. Prior to the discovery … Continue reading

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Beef Ragù with Spaghetti or Spaghetti Squash

By Cat, Nov 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Casseroles & One-Dish Meals (Menu); 2. Beef, Buffalo, Venison, Yak (Menu); 3. Tomato Sauce (Menu) A ragù is a meaty tomato sauce, such as Bolognese Sauce, and commonly served with pasta. The meat … Continue reading

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Chicken Cutlets with Gorgonzola Sauce

By Cat, Jan 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) This is one of my favorite quick recipes – gorgonzola is one of my favorite cheeses. I love to serve this dish with potato gnocchi sharing the sauce (see also Potato Gnocchi with Gorgonzola Sauce). I … Continue reading

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Semolina Gnocchi, with Rich Tomato Sauce

By Cat, June 2009 (Photo collage, right, from Italian Food.about.com (9)) Includes: 1. Gnocchi introduction; 2. Semolina Gnocchi; 3. Rich Tomato Sauce See also: 1. Gnocchi alla Romana (Baked Semolina Gnocchi) 2. Potato Gnocchi; 3. Ricotta Gnocchi Gnocchi is pronounced correctly as nyoh’-kee (the ny sound is similar to ñ in Spanish), but commonly mispronounced … Continue reading

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Moussaka (Greek & Middle Eastern Lamb Casserole)

By Cat, Aug, 2007; updated Jan 2009 to add a vegetarian version (Photo, right, by Cat; Corning Ware chicken fryer, below, from Blue Cornflower.com (2))) This delicious Greek casserole resembles lasagna, with eggplant instead of pasta, typically lamb instead of beef, and a different herb-spice flavor. … Continue reading

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Pastitsio or Pasticcio (Greek Pasta Casserole)

By Cat, Aug 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) This delicious Greek casserole, pronounced as “pahs-tee’-choh” (or “pahs-teet’-see-oh” in Italian (4)), resembles lasagna, but is seasoned differently, and is made with a tube pasta, instead of flat lasagne pasta.   It … Continue reading

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White Beans with Broccoli Raab, Tomatoes & Parmesan

By Cat, August 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) This is a stir-fry, and is quickly made once the beans are cooked. In a pinch, you could use canned white beans. Broccoli raab is a member of the cabbage/kale family; any other … Continue reading

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Soupe au Pistou (2 Versions)

By Cat, June 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Includes: 1. Soupe au Pistou (2 Versions) See also: 1. Braised Spinach with Chickpeas, Spanish-Style; 2. Chickpea (Garbanzo) & Spinach Casserole; 3. Homemade Tomato Paste (For Canning, Freezing, Refrigeration); 4. Beans & Other Legumes: Soaking & Sprouting; 5. Vegetarian & Bean Menu This is … Continue reading

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Basic Meatless Tomato Sauces

by Cat, Dec 2007 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Homemade Tomato Paste (For Canning, Freezing, Refrigeration); 2. Preserving & Using Tomatoes; 3. Basic Tomato Sauce for Canning; 4. Bolognese Tomato Sauce (with meat) This article includes: 1. Basic Meatless Tomato Sauce; 2. Marinara with … Continue reading

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Basic Risotto

by Cat, Nov 2007 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons; and below from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. White Rice; 2. Steamed Brown Rice; 3. Sides & Condiments Menu Risotto is a wonderful way to prepare rice – cooked slowly, adding a little bit of water … Continue reading

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