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  • Vegetable Bolognese
    April 29, 2022

    Vegetable Bolognese

    This wonderful dish came out of a lazy weekend at the Sonoma Coast with just the two of us. Our kid was off galivanting in Italy, we were missing her and dreaming of eating all that amazing pasta. We consider...

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  • Pasta Con Broccoli
    March 26, 2020

    Pasta Con Broccoli

    This is a recipe I learned as a young 20something living in Boston and working at an Italian restaurant there. It was a frequent staff meal request.  Ingredients  3 tbsp Olive Oil  3 large Broccoli 1 Onion 1 cup Cream 1/4...

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  • Open Faced Rock Shrimp Ricotta Ravioli
    February 21, 2020

    Open Faced Rock Shrimp Ricotta Ravioli

    Ingredients 1 lb        Rock Shrimp (peeled and deveined), rinsed and patted dry 4             4”x4” pieces of lasagna noodles (Capellos Gluten Free Lasagna Sheets work great) cooked to package instructions 1 cup     Bellwether Farms Sheep’s Milk Ricotta (or similar) 2 cups ...

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  • Rock Shrimp Pasta
    April 10, 2019

    Rock Shrimp Pasta

    INGREDIENTS Ingredients 1 pound Rock Shrimp, deveined, rinsed and patted dry 4 tomatoes, chopped (preferably seeded and skinned) 4 cloves garlic, minced or pressed 2 shallots, minced 1 cup dry white wine 2 cups dried penne pasta 2 tbsp. olive...

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  • Ricotta Dumplings with Peas
    March 30, 2019

    Ricotta Dumplings with Peas

      Ingredients 2 cups ricotta cheese (I like Bellwether Farms Sheep’s Milk Ricotta) 2 large egg yolks ½ cup all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting ½ cup chopped fresh basil, plus more for garnish ¼ teaspoon ground pepper ⅛ teaspoon...

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  • Plin
    March 9, 2019


    We discovered this terrific dish when we attended the International Housewares Show in 2016 at a wonderful little restaurant called Osteria Langhe. It was recommended to us by a friend from our wine days, Brian Duncan and we'll be forever...

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