Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe and Sausage

Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe and Sausage 1.5 lbs broccoli rabe, trimmed, then chopped and boiled to remove bitterness 3/4 lbs (4 links) Sweet Italian sausage, removed from casing 2 large garlic cloves, minced 1/4 cup grated Pecorino Romano cheese 1 lbs cooked orecchiette pasta 1/4 cup room temperature water 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil…

Oven Baked Chicken Tenders

Chicken Tenders 8 pieces of chicken tenders, washed and dried 1 cup wheat bread crumbs (unflavored) 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tsp dried parsley dash of salt and pepper to taste 2 eggs, whisked for egg wash spray of olive oil Need: a  baking sheet covered in tin foil then topped with a metal rack,…

Pasta with Asparagus

Pasta with Asparagus 2 cups chopped Asparagus (about 17 spears) 1 yellow onion, chopped 2 large cloves of garlic, minced 1/4 cup tepid water 1 tsp salt 1 tsp fresh cracked pepper 1/4 cup grated Romano cheese 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 lb pasta cooked and drained- use a dense pasta like rigatoni…

Easy Eggplant, Zucchini and Summer Squash Panini– without a press!

This is my favorite sandwich all year round. The crunch of the bread with the warm, melted, cheesy filling… so yummy!  The combinations are endless, too.  Which I am saying there will definitely be other variations of this sandwich to come from me. This recipe yields 4 large sandwiches using a baguette, or, one large muffaletta that…