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Gorgonzola Sauce

Gorgonzola Sauce

Here I have served this sauce with ricotta cheese filled Ravioli which makes the dish very rich. Gorgonzola Sauce is also great on Fettuccine or classically with Potato Gnocchi.

Serves 4 as and appetizer or 2 as a main course.
You can double and triple this recipe,

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Penne with Tomato Mushroom Sauce

Penne with Tomato Mushroom Sauce

This is a good recipe for a cold day and takes only 25 minutes to get to the table.
Serves 6 as an appetizer 4 as a main course. This is a good recipe for a cold day and takes only 20 minutes to get to the table.

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Tomato and Anchovy Sauce

Tomato and Anchovy Sauce

This is a classic and all time favorite, really fast to make, only 20 minutes tops! Use Bucatini, Linguini or Spaghetti. Here I used Bucatini a thick pasta with a small hole through it’s center but any thin pasta will do. Use spaghetti, linguini or spaghettini.

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Shrimp with Linguini and Tomato

A favorite of mine, you can make the sauce and hour or so before without the shrimp and then heat the sauce and throw the shrimp in 4 or 5 minutes before the pasta is ready so that everything comes off the stove at the same time.

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Canapes

I don't have many canapes here. The ones I share are super quick, very tasty and most of all tasty. Your guests will appreciate the effort.

A Quick Note

I wanted to take a minute to say that I do try and weigh as many of the ingredients as I can. I think it helps make recipe results more consistent. Of course professional bakers even measure liquids by weight. I don't mind pulling out my little digital scale when I need to.
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