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In The Kitchen with Chris Ruggiero…

I love being in the kitchen almost as much as I love being on stage. Here’s where you’ll find my favorite recipes!

Anginetti Cookies

Anginetti Cookies

Prep Time - 90 minutes  Bake Time - 15 minutes Ingredients 4 sticks salted butter1 ¾ cups sugar2 eggs15 ounces (or 1 ¾ cups) ricotta2 tbsp vanilla extract4 cups flour1 tsp baking soda1 tsp baking powder Directions First soften butter in the microwave until almost...

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Authentic Italian Pomodoro Sauce

Authentic Italian Pomodoro Sauce

Prep Time - 30 minutes Cook Time - 1 hour 30 minutes Total Time - 2 hours Servings - Feeds 8 people Ingredients 1. 2 lbs plum tomatoes 2. 1 head of garlic 3. 2 tbsp salt 4. ¼ cup olive oil 5. fresh basil Directions Cut skin-deep slices in tomatoes from top to bottom,...

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A Focaccia Bread made the right way!

A Focaccia Bread made the right way!

Prepare 2 beautiful focaccia loaves with olives and onions with this authentic Italian recipe... Prep Time: 1 hour 30 minutes (includes time for the dough to rise) Bake Time: 1 hour Total Time: 2.5 hours Servings: 10 (Feeds approx 5 per bread) Dry Ingredients - 4...

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The way Shrimp Oreganata should be made!

The way Shrimp Oreganata should be made!

Prep Time- 20 minutes Cook Time- Between 12 and 15 minutes Total Time- 35 minutes Servings- Feeds 4 people Ingredients 1 & ½ cups seasoned breadcrumbs8 stalks parsley8 cloves garlic1 cup wine 2 pounds shrimp (size 21-26)1 & ½ sticks butter (melted)half of a...

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Chris Ruggiero’s Ridiculously Good Donut Pie

Chris Ruggiero’s Ridiculously Good Donut Pie

Prep Time- 20 minutes Cook Time- 40 minutes Total Time- 1 hour Servings- Feeds 8 people Ingredients 2 Eggs1 stick salted butter (melted)¼ cup brown sugar2 tsp vanilla extractPinch of nutmeg25-30 munchkin donuts9” refrigerated pie crust Icing 2 cups confection sugar1/3...

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Wildwood Road Trip – Sicilian Calamari & Gnocchi

Wildwood Road Trip – Sicilian Calamari & Gnocchi

Sicilian Calamari Prep Time- 20 minutes Cook Time- 20 minutes Total Time- 40 minutes Servings- Feeds 4 people Ingredients ½ lb CalamariMixed cherry peppers2 tsp capers1 stick butter8 cloves garlicFlour (enough for coating calamari)SaltPepperLemon¾ cup white wine...

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