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13 March, 2022

Orecchiette With Andouille Sausage & Pesto Chipotle Sauce

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Orecchiette is a pasta typical of the Apulia region of Southern Italy. The pronunciation of Orecchiette is : ohr-ay-KYEHT-ee. The shape of the pasta is what gives it, its name, as it resembles a small ear. In Italian, the word “orecchio” means “ear”, and the suffix ‘etto’ means ‘small’. What’s Andouille Sausage As for the andouille sausage,
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28 March, 2015

Gluten-Free Creamy Pesto Fettuccine

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I like going to the Kona Grill here in town. They make the best Apple Walnut Bread Pudding and a wonderful Macadamia Chicken Salad. My favorite though is their Basil Pesto Linguine. I did adventure into the kitchen and used my cooking skills to try and mimic the dish (I posted it here: Basil Pesto
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12 March, 2015

Basil Pesto Linguine

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Are you familiar with Andouille sausage, which has its origins in Brittny, France. It is a smoked meat using pork. The sausage is used in used in Louisiana Creole culture. It is a sausage much like Mexican style chorizo as some Andouille sausage makers also use the gastrointestinal system of the pig. Andouille is made
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11 March, 2015

The History of Pesto Sauce

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Pesto is a sauce originating in Genoa in the Liguria region of northern Italy. From the time pesto was invented culinarily speaking, has not changed. The recipe has always consisted of crushed garlic, basil, and European pine nuts blended with olive oil, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, and including Fiore Sardo, a cheese made from sheep’s milk.
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