spaghetti alla carbonara

This traditional sauce from Roma is packed with protein from eggs, prosciutto and cheese. This sauce is all about the timing of the cooking. You should plan to have all of your ingredients prepped and at room temperature before beginning. … Continue reading

pasta alla gorgonzola

When I’m hungry for comfort food, the rich sauce soothes my soul. It’s so easy, delicious on large pastas, like pappardelle, ravioli or tortellini. Don’t want pasta? Use it over green beans, asparagus, roasted potatoes, cauliflower…. perfect pasta video Print … Continue reading

White Clam Sauce

I LOVE white clam sauce, because, other than parsley, I can have all of the ingredients stored in my pantry, and have a gourmet pasta dinner in a flash! Or, for a very special presentation, use 2 pounds of fresh … Continue reading

balsamic berries with lemon mascarpone cream

As spring literally pops up around us…the daffodils at Sizzleworks are already blooming!…it makes us think of spring flavors. Lemons, berries, rosemary and lamb, to name a few. Speaking of lemons, Chef Ricky wants to share his go to dessert … Continue reading

Tara’s pork green chili

Who doesn’t LOVE Mexican food!! Green chili, aka. chili verde, is a staple, and what a sumptuous meal! Here’ how Chef Tara makes it! You could also serve this chili in a rice bowl, use a bit in an omelet … Continue reading

italian breakfast galette

Mmmmmm, bacon & eggs, topped with mouth-watering tomatoes, basil! Well, how many ways can you say “Brunch is READY!!” At Sizzleworks we often use purchased frozen puff-pastry squares for surprising, scrumptious and beautiful desserts.  We frequently also use smaller squares, … Continue reading

chicken piccata

Tangy, fresh lemon and caper sauce surrounding fork tender chicken breasts, a popular Italian classic that is destined to become a favorite with family and guests alike. This is one of my favorite recipes for entertaining because I can do … Continue reading

cherry chipotle chicken

This is a recipe of my own design. It is both sweet & savory. Perfect as a main dish, but also as a side or salad. Using chicken thighs lends to a more tender dish. Leaving the skin off the … Continue reading

brandied cranberry prosecco cocktail

Like a smile in a glass, this cocktail will bring people together to celebrate the season! Happy New Year! So invite the gang, pop a bubbly and ENJOY! Print Brandied Cranberry Prosecco Cocktails Course Drinks Cuisine American Keyword Cocktails, Cranberry, … Continue reading

cinnamon stars

Yet another family favorite recipe, from Chef Ricky’s great grandmother — cinnamon stars, aka “zimsterne.” These cookies are a classic holiday treat, generally served at the meal following Yom Kippur. I did not know this as a child, as I do … Continue reading