penne al arabbiata

This spicy tomato based sauce is a family favorite. We like to serve it on penne pasta, fresh out of the pot! and a mound of freshly grated Parmigiano! YUMMMM!!! Choose either dread chili flakes (easy to have on hand) … Continue reading

alfredo sauce

A snap to make, alfredo sauce is a staple in northern Italian kitchens. Quick, satisfying, and just a few ingredients — what’s no to like? This is a rich sauce, so pair it with a large pasta, such as fettuccini, … 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

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

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

Thanksgiving HELP!

All of the information, techniques and recipes you need to prepare a successful, delicious meal! Please feel free to use these links as a resource in your holiday meal preparation, and enjoy the fruits of your labor with friends and … Continue reading

it’s all about the gravy….

Uh huh! at my house, it’s all about the sauce, and for turkey, that means gravy! The very best gravy begins with a flavorful stock and great pan drippings. Using the right flour will give you a silky smooth sauce, … Continue reading