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“Fried” Avocado Slices

“Fried” Avocado Slices 2 firm avocados – about 1-2 days before you’d slice for a sandwich/burger, and 3 days before you’d use them to make guacamole 3/4 cup Safeway brand Italian Season Panko Breadcrumbs Olive Oil cooking Continue Reading »

Zucchini Fries

Zucchini Fries 2 medium zucchinis or one large zucchini, cut in half, then into wedges or sticks* 1/2 cup flour 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 2 eggs 1 tbsp milk 1 cup Safeway brand Italian Seasoned Continue Reading »

Food Hacks

Food Hacks Ground beef Place ground beef in a gallon-size ziplock bag. If you have more than 1 – 1 1/3 pounds, use 2 bags. Place bags on a flat work surface and leave the bag unsealed. Continue Reading »

Tiramisu Cheesecake

Tiramisu Cheesecake 3/4 cup strong coffee or espresso, reserve 2 Tbsp 1 1/4 cups plus 2tbsp sugar 1 tbsp Kahlúa, or other coffee-flavor liqueur 1 tbsp Rum or Brandy 2 packages mported Italian Savoiardi ladyfingers (see cook’s Continue Reading »

Zucchini Noodles

Zucchini Noodles 4 medium or 2 large zucchini 2 cloves garlic 2 tsp olive oil, divided salt & pepper Fresh tomato bruschetta, recipe below OR 1 jar pasts sauce Parmesan cheese, optional Fresh Tomato Bruschetta 5-6 Tomatoes – Continue Reading »

Hoagie Dip

Hoagie Dip 1/2 pound Italian Dry Salame – I like Boar’s Head* or Gallo 1/2 pound Black Forest Ham – again I like Boar’s Head 1/4 pound Roasted Turkey Breast 8 slices Provolone cheese 2 cups cherry Continue Reading »

Basic Spaghetti Sauce

Basic Spaghetti Sauce 2 medium onions, finely diced 8 cloves garlic, crushed 1 1/2 lbs ground beef 1lb bulk sweet Italian sausage 3 large cans tomato sauce 3 large cans tomato puree 2 small cans tomato paste Continue Reading »