Cooking Instructions for Week of October 12, 2021

 

Please Enjoy or Freeze within Two Days 

 

Monterey Chicken: Bake in the oven, covered for 20 minutes or until heated through. Alternatively, move to a microwave safe dish and reheat until warmed through.

 

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.

 

Gnocchi: Move to a microwave safe dish and reheat in the microwave for 2-3 minutes or  until heated through. Top with grated pecorino and enjoy!

 

Lasagna Soup: Microwave until heated through. Serve in a bowl with a scoop of pasta, mozzarella chunks and fresh basil.

 

Chicken Pecorino: Bake, covered at 375 for 20 minutes. Uncover and continue to heat for 10 minutes or until cheese is bubbly and the chicken crust crisps back up.

 

Arancini: Reheat in the oven at 350, uncovered for 15 mins. Serve Arancini with marinara or Calabrian Pepper Sauce (heads up...has a kick!)

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!

 

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!

 

Dijon Roasted Salmon with Herbed Compound Butter/Mashed Potatoes/Pearly Pasta: Microwave for 2-3 minutes or until heated through.

 

Mixed Greens with Butternut Squash and Maple Dressing: Toss salad with dressing and sprinkle each serving with cranberries, pepitas, and goat cheese.

 

Caprese Salad: Keep chilled until ready to serve. Drizzle with glaze and enjoy!

 

Cucumber Tomato Salad: Keep chilled until ready to serve

 

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!

 

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.

 

 

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

 

Pumpkin Spice Cake/Cannoli/Lemon Bar: Keep in the fridge until ready to serve.

 

Apple Crisp: Scoop a serving into a microwave safe dish and reheat for 1 minute. Serve with a  scoop of vanilla ice cream if you have on hand.