Meat sauces

Sunday Pasta Tagliatelle con Ragu Bianco 640

Sunday Pasta®: Tagliatelle con Ragu Bianco (Meat Sauce)

All eyes are on the World Cup soccer tournament in Brazil, sponsored by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). This is not to be confused with the National Football League (NFL), home to American... Read More »

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Sunday Pasta®: Garganelli con Salciccia e Piselli (Sausage and Peas)

"Stay away from the wine and the women."  I once knew a kid whose father constantly gave him that advice, which was meant to get his son to do nothing but study.  At that time, I didn't even really know what wine and women... Read More »

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Sunday Pasta®: Gnocchi con Ragu di Costine (Short Ribs)

I wish I were a dog.  Actually, sometimes I think I am one.  You see, dogs and I are simpatico; we connect.  They are man's best friend, after all, and so this shouldn’t be a surprise.  In fact,  it's folly to think that... Read More »

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Sunday Pasta®: Pasta Frittata

This week's recipe comes at the behest of my older brother Philip. He is the prototypical first born son, chock full of discipline, duty, faith, and tradition. He has also been blessed with a good set of biceps and a keen sense... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Strozzapreti con Squacquerone, Salciccia, e Noci 640

Sunday Pasta®: Strozzapreti con Squacquerone, Salciccia e Noci (Cheese, Sausage, Walnuts)

Ciao dall'Italia. First stop Roma, an open air museum, where I strolled around ancient  masterpieces like the Pantheon, and then ate a modern masterpiece called spaghetti alla carbonara.  (Need I say more?) Second stop,... Read More »

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Sunday Pasta®: Lasagna alla Bolognese

We know you're in there, Mr. Chips. Step away from your vehicle, Senor Guacamole. Come out with your hands up, Mr. Wings.  We don't want anyone to get hurt. It's Super Bowl Sunday and there's a new sheriff in town. His name is... Read More »

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Sunday Pasta ® Recipe: Bucatini all’Amatriciana

Would you ever eat lobster without wearing a bib? Only at your shirt’s peril. This is common knowledge. But the lobster is not alone. Although I can think of few bowls of anything that I like more than one of Bucatini... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Spaghetti alla Caciara (Pancetta) 640

Sunday Pasta®: Spaghetti alla Caciara (Pancetta)

Hats off to Guida Garrubbo's person of the year. None other than the seemingly infallible Pope Francis. Why him? First off, even though he was born in Argentina, his last name is Bergoglio (he's Italian), so he must like pasta. ... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Penne con Porri (Leeks) 640

Sunday Pasta®: Penne con Porri (Leeks)

In the spirit of the holiday season, and family gatherings, I will attempt to offend no one with this week's recipe. No sarcasm. No bite. No improper innuendo. No jabs at Americana. Or even Mexicana for that matter. Nope. Just... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Rigatoni con le Polpetine 640

Sunday Pasta®:Rigatoni con le Polpettine (Meatballs)

Like any self-respecting Italian-American family, we will of course be eating pasta prior to the turkey this Thanksgiving.  As a matter of fact, after an hour of antipasti (Italian bread, cheeses, prosciutto, olives, roasted... Read More »