Category: Pasta

Caramelized Onion Kugel

Caramelized Onion Kugel

Every Jewish family has a kugel recipe as well as strong opinion about it. Kugel is not a required Jewish holiday dish, but trust me, by not required, I mean it’s at every Jewish holiday meal. I have been asked many times over the years 

Fresh Pasta Dough

Fresh Pasta Dough

There is nothing better than fresh pasta. And despite what many believe, fresh pasta dough it’s not all that difficult to make, you can even make it in a kitchen mixer. Making homemade pasta was what I call a pandemic obsession. Along with homemade sourdough, I 

Campanelle Pasta With Sausage And Green Olives

Campanelle Pasta With Sausage And Green Olives

I love to play around with pasta.  Pasta is neutral in flavor, with limitless potential.  The best pasta I have ever had was in Italy and it was incredibly simple. The life changing dish had only three ingredient. And it was dirt cheap. And although 

Bolognese Sauce

Bolognese Sauce

Bolognese, known in Italian as ragù alla bolognese, ragù bolognese, or simply ragù is a meat-based sauce in Italian cuisine, commonly associated with the city of Bologna. But contrary to popular belief, Bolognese has no definitive tie to the city of Bologna, in northern Italy. Food 

Stuffed Shells

Stuffed Shells

Everyone needs another pasta recipe. And a quick meal one is even better, which works here if you take shortcuts like buying tomato sauce instead of making your own. The truth is, I was never really a huge fan of this well-known Italian-American favorite. To me, 

Beef Ragù With Pappardelle

Beef Ragù With Pappardelle

This is my beef ragù with pappardelle and it is a keeper. Hearty, comfort food that’s perfect for the dead of winter. The word “ragù” comes from the French word “ragoutier,” which means “awake your appetite“.  Ragù originated as a simple meat sauce, traditionally made with leftovers,