Posted in MY ITALIAN, SAUCES AND GRAVIES

Collaborative Tomato Sauce

COLLABORATIVE TOMATO SAUCE

A collaborative effort on Steve’s birthday. He selected the ingredients; I made the dish. Pasta sauce with all our favorite ingredients over thin spaghetti, topped with pan-fried Portobella mushroom. Drizzle with Truffle oil and sprinkle with plant parmesan cheese shreds! Extra toppers included fresh basil and daiya blue cheeze dressing!

Taste The Fragrance!!

Serves 4-6 pasta servings; Makes 5-3/4 cups sauce

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Posted in SAUCES AND GRAVIES

48th Anniversary Sauce

 

48th ANNIVERSARY SAUCE For Sharon and Steve

A sauce that has defined us forever. We must be Italian! Add the portobella mushroom, animal-free chicken and Meyer’s lemon and it’s an extra special treat. Just what we like and deserve! Fresh herbs and San Marzano tomatoes – Wow! Cauliflower and fresh beefsteak tomatoes too? You betcha!

Serves 4-6

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Posted in MAINS, MY IRISH, POTATOES

HOLIDAY IRISH POTATOES

HOLIDAY IRISH POTATOES

A creamy mash with sauteed cabbage, onion and green pepper. Molded on a platter, then topped with Marsala sauteed white button and Portobello mushroom. Topped with BLACK WALNUT MARSALA GRAVY! Who says the Irish can’t cook? Well, I took their peasant dish of mashed potatoes and cabbage and elevated it to haute cuisine status. So here it is. This Irish gal CAN cook!

Serves 6-8 main dishes

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Posted in GREEN, SALADS

MUSHROOM ASPARAGUS SALAD OF ROMAINE

SWEET CREME FRAICHE SALAD DRESSING 2

MUSHROOM ASPARAGUS SALAD OF ROMAINE

Sauteed Portobello mushroom with roasted pepper and garlic, steamed fresh asparagus layered with romaine lettuce, sweet onion and red grapes. Drizzled with a Red Russian Creme Fraiche salad dressing! 

Serves 4

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