Meat sauces

Sunday Pasta Risotto al Lenticchie e Salsiccia 2 Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Risotto al Lenticchie e Salsiccia (Lentils and Sausage)

Sausage and lentils go together like Peace and Joy during the holiday season. With pasta, by themselves, or with risotto, they're a popular pair. As for actual Peace and Joy, the world seems to need a little bit more of them this... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Penne al Forno con le Polpettine Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Penne al Forno con le Polpettine (Meatballs)

'Tis the season... which means many a family gathering, which means many a fight and lots of passive aggression (except for me and my perfect family). I recently dined with Jackie the Jokeman (of Howard Stern Show fame). I... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Orecchiette con Radicchio e Salsiccia 2 Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Orecchiette con Radicchio e Salsiccia

I'm a Libra. Luckily, this means that I seek out beauty and balance. Sure, beauty is easy. But balance is hard; I prefer to juggle the extremes rather than rest in the middle. Today's pasta brings out the Libra in me. The... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Fusilli con Piselli e Pancetta Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Fusilli con Piselli e Pancetta (Peas)

I don't like militants. They seem to come in so many nasty shapes and sizes these days. Militant this or militant that. Across the spectrum, so many people just want to fight it out. But me? I'm a pastafist. Yes, I believe in... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Pizzichi con Funghi e Prosciutto Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Pizzichi con Funghi e Prosciutto (Mushrooms)

In Greek Mythology, Narcissus was a hunter, deeply in love with his own beauty.  Nemesis took note of this self-admiration and led him to a pool of water, where he was so taken by his reflection that he drowned. Sure, most... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Busiate Integrali con Rapini e Salsiccia Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Busiate Integrali con Rapini e Salsiccia (Broccoli Rabe and Sausage)

You can’t judge a box by its cover. For example, take the Wheaties box of my youth, with a big photo of Bruce Jenner in red, white, and blue short-shorts and wispy hair, urging us to eat The Breakfast of Champions. Who... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Tagliatelle con Ragu di Agnello 640

Sunday Pasta®:Tagliatelle con Ragú di Agnello (Lamb)

It’s that time of year again and I’ve got lamb on my mind. I can already taste our Easter leg of lamb, stuffed with garlic and rosemary. I love lamb chops too, especially at a cocktail party when the tiny little ones are... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Pappardelle al Cacao con Ragu di Maiale Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Pappardelle al Cacao con Ragu di Maiale (Chocolate with Pork Rib)

The word probably comes from a combination of the Mayan chocol and the Axtec word cacahuatl.  The Spanish conquistadors didn't like the idea of drinking a warm brown beverage that sounded like caca, so they had the good sense to... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Cennelloni alla Napoletana Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Cannelloni

Dear President Obama, Rudy Giuliani is asking whether you love America. But all I really want to know is whether you love cannelloni. These delicious tubes of pasta, stuffed with mozzarella, ricotta, spinach and/or ground... Read More »

Sunday Pasta Spaghetti con Cavolo di Bruxelles Garrubbo Guide

Sunday Pasta®: Spaghetti con Cavolini di Bruxelles

"Paging Al Dente. Mr. Al Dente, please call the information desk."  Notice that we're not paging Mr. Al Dante, who is commonly requested, but doesn't exist. But Mr. Al Dente, "Mr. To the Tooth," does indeed exist and is, in... Read More »