Cooking Instructions for May, 2024

 

Please Enjoy or Freeze within 48 Hours

Eggplant Parm/Lasagna/Manicotti: Bake at 350, covered for 30 min or until bubbly.

Bolognese with Beef and Italian Sausage: Cover with foil and reheat in the oven for 20 minutes. Alternatively, scoop into a microwave safe dish and reheat for 1-2 minutes.

Braised Beef Ragu: Reheat in the oven at 350, covered for 20 minutes or until heated through. Alternatively, scoop into a microwave safe dish and reheat for 1-2 minutes.

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.

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 until warmed through.

Mac and Cheese/Stuffed Shells/Lasagna/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 Parmesan: 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!

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.

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

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!

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

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