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Recipe | Homemade Marinara

Recipe | Homemade Marinara

By | March 18, 2012 at 2:10 am | No comments

Marinara is often considered the cornerstone of Italian cooking. A good, fresh, homemade Marinara can enhance an Italian dish almost unlike any other ingredient.  A lot of American’s confuse Marinara with plain old pasta sauce.  In traditional Italian cooking,...

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Recipe | Homemade Potato Gnocchi

Recipe | Homemade Potato Gnocchi

By | March 16, 2012 at 4:03 am | No comments

  Potato Gnocchi Gnocchi, literally means lump, but often referred to as little pillows, is dumpling pasta.  There are a number of different ways gnocchi can be made, but in Italian cooking this usually means potatoes.  Most historians believe that the roots...

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Recipe | The Making of Duck Gnocchi: Part V – Assembling the Final Dish

Recipe | The Making of Duck Gnocchi: Part V – Assembling the Final Dish

By | February 9, 2012 at 9:54 am | No comments

We have finally reached the day I know all of you have been holding your breath for.  Now that we have made all of the components that make up Gnocchi con Anitra in Guazzetto, it’s now time to prepare and assemble the final product and reap the rewards of our hard work.  The...

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The Making of Duck Gnocchi: Part IV – The Gnocchi

The Making of Duck Gnocchi: Part IV – The Gnocchi

By | February 1, 2012 at 1:14 pm | No comments

  Potato Gnocchi   Now that we we’ve made the foundation (chicken stock), the cornerstone (marinara), and the rock star of Gnocchi con Anitra in Guazzetto (the Duck guazzetto), it’s time to make the final component of this amazing dish.  At last we are...

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Recipe | The Making of Gnocchi con Duck Guazzetto – Part III: Duck Guazzetto

Recipe | The Making of Gnocchi con Duck Guazzetto – Part III: Duck Guazzetto

By | January 27, 2012 at 1:00 pm | No comments

Now that you have made your chicken stock and marinara it’s time to make the real star of this dish, the Duck Guazzetto.  This rich and savory slow cooked duck sauce is packed full of tender duck meat and amazing flavor that is truly the shining star of the completed Duck...

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Recipe | The Making of Gnocchi con Duck Guazzetto – Part II: Marinara

Recipe | The Making of Gnocchi con Duck Guazzetto – Part II: Marinara

By | January 25, 2012 at 10:34 am | No comments

The second step in making the most amazing duck gnocchi is another fundamental building block in Italian cooking.  If chicken stock is the foundation of this dish, as it is much of the cuisine of the region, then Marinara is the cornerstone.  A lot of American’s...

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