Spinach Artichoke Dip

INGREDIENTS: 1 12oz packet frozen spinach 1 12oz jar marinated artichoke hearts (drained) 1 8oz brick cream cheese (softened) 8 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese 2 ounces parmesan cheese (grated) 2 ounces romano cheese (grated) 4 tsp garlic (minced) salt+pepper to taste extra grated parmesan for topping 1 TBSP olive oil INSTRUCTIONS: Preheat oven to 375F … Continue reading Spinach Artichoke Dip

Chicken Saltimbocca

Chicken Saltimbocca is a classic Italian dish that literally means “JUMP IN THE MOUTH“, and that is exactly what this dish does. Saltimbocca is almost like an Italian version of Cordon Bleu. It’s a chicken cutlet thinly pounded and filled with a slice of prosciutto, a sage leaf and a slice of provolone cheese. Then … Continue reading Chicken Saltimbocca

Smoked Meatloaf

We’ve given this RETRO CLASSIC a breath of Fresh Air.Since we’ve got our Pellet Smoker going pretty much 24/7, I thought why not do a Smoked Meatloaf? And I sure am glad we did!!To make this Meatloaf really stand out we first used two different meats, Ground Beef and Ground Pork.The fat in the pork … Continue reading Smoked Meatloaf

Pesto Chicken

We’ve taken our delicious Pesto Sauce that we made the other day, and paired it with some delicious chicken cutlets and fresh Mozzarella Cheese!! And to top it off, we served it with our garlic butter slathered Italian Sciachiatta Bread.SUMMER ON A PLATE!! …..And it’s ridiculously easy to prepare! We’ve already made our Pesto Sauce, … Continue reading Pesto Chicken

Sciachiatta

Pronounced (sca-cha-ta ) is an Italian bread that means “Squashed”. It’s very similar in flavor and texture to a Focaccia, but is about half as thick. Today we’ve kept ours simple, just topped with Rosemary and Sea Salt and then brushed with garlic butter while it’s still hot. However, like with a Focaccia it’s great … Continue reading Sciachiatta