Cooking Instructions for September 13, 2022

Please Enjoy or Freeze within Two Days

 

Enchiladas:  Bake at 375 covered for 20 minutes. Uncover and continue to bake for 10 more minutes or until the cheese is bubbly. Alternatively, scoop into a microwave safe dish and reheat for 1-2 mins in the microwave.

 

Tortilla Soup: Microwave for 3-5 minutes or until warmed through. Serve with tortilla strips and cheddar.

 

Chipotle Pasta with Chicken: Scoop into a microwave safe dish and reheat for 2-3 minutes or until warmed through.

 

Poblano Corn: Microwave for 2-3 minutes or until warmed through. Serve with dinner as a side or a dip with chips.

 

Bone in Pork Chops with Caramelized Onions and Apples: Bake at 350 covered with foil, for 10-15 minutes or until heated through.

 

Creamed Spinach: Bake at 350 uncovered for 20 minutes or until topping is golden and cream is bubbly.

 

 

Chicken with Garlic Cream, Prosciutto, Artichokes and Fresh Spinach:  Reheat in the oven at 350, covered with foil for 20 minutes or until warmed through. Alternatively, move to a microwave safe dish and reheat for 2-3 minutes or until warmed through.

 

Sausage and Peppers: Move to a microwave safe dish and reheat for 1-2 minutes or until heated through. Alternatively, bake in the oven at 375, covered for 30 minutes or until heated through. Serve with warmed marinara.

 

Tuscan Chicken with Sun Dried Tomatoes, Spinach and Fresh Basil: Reheat in the oven, covered for 20 minutes or until warmed through. Alternatively, move to a microwave safe dish and reheat for 3-5 minutes or until warmed through.

 

Alfredo Chicken with Fresh Herbs: Reheat in the oven, covered for 20 minutes or until warmed through. Alternatively, move to a microwave safe dish and reheat for 3-5 minutes or until warmed through.

 

Alfredo Pasta: Bake at 350 for 20 minutes or until sauce is bubbly and cheese is melted. Alternatively, scoop into a microwave safe dish and reheat for 2-3 minutes.

 

Mama's Meatloaf: Slice and microwave or reheat in the oven, covered at 350 for 30 minutes, or until internal meatloaf temperature is 165.

 

Caprese Pasta: Serve cold or scoop and reheat in the microwave for 2-3 minutes.

 

Linguine with Clams: Boil pasta and reheat clam sauce in the microwave. Toss with a pound of pasta. When serving into bowls, sprinkle with gremolata, breadcrumbs and pecorino cheese.

 

Sausage and Pepper Pasta:  Scoop into a microwave safe dish and reheat for 1-2 minutes or until heated through. Alternatively, bake in the oven at 375, covered for 30 minutes or until heated through. This pasta freezes great!

 

Vodka Rigatoni with Pancetta: Scoop and microwave. Serve with a drizzle of additional sauce and a sprinkle of pecorino if you have some on hand.

 

Macaroni and Cheese: Scoop into a microwave safe dish and reheat for 1-2 minutes or until heated through. Alternatively, bake in the oven at 375, covered for 30 minutes or until heated through. This pasta freezes great!

 

Baked Ziti: Bake at 375, covered for 30 minutes. Uncover and continue to bake an additional 10 minutes until cheese is melted and bubbly. Alternatively, scoop into a microwave safe dish and microwave for a few minutes until heated through. Freezes great!

 

Gnocchi: Move to a microwave safe dish and reheat for 2-3 minutes. Serve with a sprinkle of grated pecorino.

 

Chicken Pecorino: Bake in the oven, covered for 20 minutes. Uncover and continue to bake for 10 minutes or until warmed through. Serve with warmed marinara and enjoy!

 

Bruschetta Chicken: Bake in the oven at 375, uncovered for 15-20 minutes or until heated through. Serve with a spoonful of Roma Salsa, drizzle of balsamic drizzle and a sprinkle of shaved Pecorino.

 

Chicken Piccata: Bake at 375, covered for 20 minutes or until warmed through. Alternatively, move to a microwave safe dish and reheat for 2-3 minutes or until warmed through.

 

Grandma Connie's Meatballs: Bake at 350 covered, for 30 minutes. Alternatively, move to a microwave safe and reheat for 2 minutes or until heated through. Serve with warmed marinara and grated Pecorino if you have some on hand. Meatballs freeze great.

 

Pizza Balls-All Flavors: Reheat in the oven, covered at 350 for 20 minutes or until warmed through. Serve with dipping sauces. Pizza Balls freeze great!

 

TV Dinners/Bambino Box: Cover with foil and bake at 375 until warmed through, about 20 minutes.

 

Green Beans with Bacon/Mashed Potatoes/Brocollini/Pearly Pasta: Microwave for 2-3 minutes or until heated through.

 

Arancini: Bake at 375, covered for 20 minutes; uncover, and continue to bake for 10 minutes until nice and crispy. Serve with dipping sauces.

 

House Salad: Toss greens with cheddar cheese, croutons and dressing and enjoy.

 

Caesar Salad: Toss romaine with dressing, shaved pecorino, croutons and enjoy.
Italian Chopped Salad: Keep chilled until ready to serve. Toss with dressing and enjoy!

 

Antipasto Pasta Salad: Keep in the fridge until ready to enjoy!

 

Focaccia: Reheat in the oven, covered with foil at 350 for 10 minutes or until warmed through. Serve with Roma Salsa.

 

Garlic Bread: Bake in the oven, uncovered at 350 for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Freezes great!

 

Rosemary Rolls: Reheat in the oven, covered at 350 for 15 minutes.

 

Blue Cheese Biscuits with Honey Butter: Cover biscuits with foil and bake at 350 for 10 minutes or until warmed through. Shmear with softened butter and enjoy.

 

Italian Cookies: Move to a ziplock and store on the counter.

 

Tiramisu/Pies/Cakes/Flourless Chocolate Torte: Keep in the fridge until ready to eat.

 

Cannoli/Lemon Bars: Keep in the fridge until ready to serve.