Pasta with Broccoli Rabe and Sausage

Serves 4 (entree), 6 as a first course or side 1 pound Orecchiette “little ears” (or pasta of your choice- Rigatoni, Mezza Rigatoni, and Penne also work well) Note: you may use gluten free pasta (Barilla makes tasty whole wheat … Continue reading

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Mignonette (for Oysters)

Great with freshly shucked oysters on the half shell 1/2 cup red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon minced shallots (by hand or preferably pulse in a food processor to capture all the juices). 1 teaspoon cracked white peppercorns 1 teaspoon minced … Continue reading

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San Marzano Sauce

2 cans imported San Marzano tomatoes, break tomatoes roughly by hand, remove the core 2 cans tomato puree 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 yellow onion, chopped 1 cup water (rinse out the cans) 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups fresh … Continue reading

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