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Summer Bucatini all'Amatriciana

on Tuesday, 04 August 2015. Posted in Pasta & Grains, Recipes, Main Course

Summer Bucatini all'Amatriciana
Bucatini all’Amatriciana is traditionally dressed in a spicy tomato sauce flavored with hot pepper flakes, rich guanciale or pancetta, plenty of black pepper and finished with Pecorino Romano cheese. In our summer version, we’ve created a lighter, brighter version of this classic...

Caprese Pasta Salad

on Tuesday, 04 August 2015. Posted in Salads & Dressings, Pasta & Grains, Recipes, Main Course

Caprese Pasta Salad
Sweet cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, peppery arugula and a vibrant basil dressing come together in this simple pasta salad inspired by the traditional Italian Caprese salad.  Cook's Note: It's important to liberally salt your pasta cooking water as this is the only chance to season the...

Classic Ragù

on Wednesday, 01 April 2015. Posted in Pasta & Grains, Recipes, Main Course, Sauces & Condiments

Classic Ragù
A classic meat ragù takes a couple hours to make, but the flavor of this slow-cooked sauce is well worth the wait. Toss with freshly cooked egg pappardelle or spoon over creamy polenta. And don't forget a generous sprinkling of freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano!

Warm Rice Salad with Aleppo Roasted Squash

on Thursday, 22 January 2015. Posted in Vegetable & Side Dishes, Pasta & Grains, Recipes

Warm Rice Salad with Aleppo Roasted Squash
Seeking some refreshing vegetarian inspiration this winter, we created this colorful rice salad featuring bold Middle Eastern ingredients. The hearty nuttiness of red rice and the sweetness of squash is balanced by a hit of acidity from a preserved lemon vinaigrette and the lingering heat of...

Orecchiette alla Pugliese

on Monday, 22 December 2014. Posted in Pasta & Grains, Recipes

Orecchiette alla Pugliese
Orecchiette alla Pugliese is the signature pasta dish of Puglia, in the heel of Italy's boot. Cooking the pasta in the broccoli rabe cooking water enhances the lush color and hearty flavor of the dish, and a drizzle of Puglian olive oil finishes it all off with an extra touch of regional...

Winter Truffled Risotto

on Monday, 08 December 2014. Posted in Pasta & Grains, Recipes

Winter Truffled Risotto
In this recipe from our Cheese & Truffle Manager, Juliana, fall black truffle provides a beautiful, mellow background note for sautéed shiitakes (pictured) and roasted broccolini. For even more intense truffle perfume, wait for the winter Melanosporum black truffles to come into season. You...