egglessdough

Eggless Pasta Dough

This recipe is as simple as they come. All you need is All-purpose flour and water. Apparently during the war when eggs were scarce, this pasta became very popular....

flavoredoils

Making Flavored Oils

Recipes for making your own flavored oils at home! Spice Oil: Mix 2 tablespoons ground spices such as curry or chili with enough water to make a thick paste....

oilandvinegar

Making Flavored Vinegars

Step by step directions for making flavored vinegars at home! Basic Herb Vinegar: 1/2 Cup Chopped Fresh Herbs (Basil Or Parsley Are Good Choices) 2 Cloves Of Garlic, Peeled...

chickenbroth

Chicken Stock

This is a good basic stock to keep in the freezer to use as a base for other soups, as a flavor base for sauces, or to use on...

beefbroth

Rich Beef Broth

This recipe for beef broth roasts the beef bones first, adding an intense richness to the broth. You can also add leeks in place of or in addition to...

mozzarella

Making Fresh Mozzarella

Mozzarella cheese is surprisngly easy and delicious to make at home if you have the necessary ingredients and use un-homogenized milk. This recipe makes 4 good sized balls of...

piedough

Basic Pastry Dough

This is a tender crust great for pies or tarts. The addition of both wine and egg really help to make the crust tender. Buon Appetito! Deborah Mele 2011...

pizzadough

Basic Pizza Dough

A good, basic recipe for making your own pizza dough at home, and this dough freezes well too! If you make it ahead of time as I do, all...

basicrisotto

Risotto Primer

This recipe is for a simple, basic risotto that can be built on by adding almost anything from vegetables to seafood, or can be served simply with some chopped...

roastedgarlic

Roasted Garlic

Roasted garlic makes a very tasty spread for crusty Italian bread. It is also wonderful folded into soups or mashed potatoes. Save any oil leftover to drizzle on cooked...