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Cooking for Me

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Italian Comfort Foods…Cooking For Me Class

Italian Pasta Soup…serves 6

2 boxes of chicken broth        STEP#1 In a large stockpot, bring

1 cup water                                   the water and broth to a boil

 

 

1 cup uncooked elbow or rotini macaroni

18 frozen Italian style or regular, meatballs    STEP#2 Add the pasta and meatballs

and return to a boil. Lower the heat

and continue cooking 8-10 minutes

until the meatballs are hot. Do not drain

2 cups fresh spinach leaves finely shredded      STEP#3 Add spinach and pizza sauce. Simmer 2 minutes

OR  one 10oz.pkg frozen spinach                              or until heated thoroughly

8 oz. pizza sauce

 

Easy Garlic Cheese Breadsticks…makes 16

2 cans buttermilk biscuits        STEP #1 Turn on the oven to 400°. Melt the stick

1 stick of butter                                           of butter in the microwave OR put the butter in a 9 X 12” pan in the oven  a few minutes to melt it. Be careful! Don’t let it burn.

1 teaspoon Italian seasoning               Use a hot pad to take the pan out of the oven.

1 teaspoon oregano                    STEP #2 Mix together all the 7 ingredients for the topping.

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder                                   Set this aside

1/2 teaspoon onion powder      STEP#3 Roll each biscuit into a 6-inch strip. This is like

1/2 teaspoon salt                                         making a snake with playdough.

1 /4 cup parmesan cheese       STEP #4 Roll the biscuits strips in the melted butter making

Sure to cover all sides and lay them flat on the bottom

of the pan. Sprinkle with topping

STEP #5 Bake at 400° for 14-16 minutes or until lightly brown.

Italian Pizzelle Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 CUPS ALL-PURPOSE FLOUR
  • 1 1/2 TEASPOONS BAKING POWDER
  • 1/4 TEASPOON KOSHER SALT
  • 3 LARGE EGGS
  • 3/4 CUP SUGAR
  • 1 1/2 TEASPOONS PURE VANILLA EXTRACT
  • 1 1/2 TEASPOON ANISE OR ALMOND EXTRACT
  • 1 STICK (1/2 CUP) UNSALTED BUTTER, MELTED AND COOLED
  • VEGETABLE-OIL COOKING SPRAY
  • CONFECTIONER’S SUGAR, FOR DUSTING

STEP#1 Preheat your pizzelle iron.

STEP#2 Stir the flour, baking powder, and salt together in a medium bowl.

STEP#3 Whisk the eggs, sugar, vanilla and anise in a large bowl until smooth and slightly foamy.

STEP#4 Stir in the flour mixture just to combine.

STEP#5 Stir in the melted butter just until the batter is smooth; don’t overmix. (The batter will be thick.)

STEP#6 Lightly spray the preheated pizzelle iron with cooking spray. Dollop about 2 tablespoons batter into each mold and close the lid. Cook until the pizzelle are golden, about 1 minute. Transfer to a rack to cool and crisp. Repeat with the remaining batter. Break off any rough edges. When ready to serve, dust the cooled pizzelle with confectioner’s sugar.

 

 

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Date:
June 18
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10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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