Asparagus Pancetta Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Jennifer McIlvane www.lifeitalianstyle.com Ingredients 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic 1/2 cup diced pancetta 1 bunch asparagus, sliced 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 1/4 cup Parmigiano Regginano Directions In a…Continue Reading

Gnocchi

Recipe courtesy of Jennifer McIlvane www.lifeitalianstyle.com Ingredients 8 medium size potatoes (not too floury, not too waxy) 2 eggs, lightly whipped about 600 g (a little more than a pound) flour (half all-purpose, half semolina…Continue Reading

Bourbon Sour “Poggi Style”

Ingredients: 2 ounces bourbon 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon Juice 1/2 ounce Ritrovo Selections Organic Apple Balsamic Vinegar 1/2 ounce pure maple syrup Dash black walnut bitters Directions: Pour all ingredients into an ice-filled cocktail shaker and…Continue Reading

The perfect salad for fall entertaining. Serve it in a hand-painted Italian Pottery Tuscan Village Serving Bowl for a festive presentation. Ingredients: 4 tablespoons Ritrovo Selections Apple Balsamic Vinegar 1/2 cup Madonna dell Olivo Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Ritrovo Selections…Continue Reading

Mini Blueberry Smash

Makes 2 mini cocktails Ingredients: 2 tablespoons Blueberry, Thyme and Raspberry Balsamic Shrub 2 ounce gin 1 ounce elderflower liqueur (like St. Germain) 3-4 ounces club soda fresh blueberries, for garnish thyme sprigs, for garnish slice of…Continue Reading

One Bite Appetizers, Two Sip Cocktails Menu

1 Limoncello Mint Spritz Proscuitto Parmesan Pinwheels Torta al Testo* with Bresaola, Arugula, and Lemon Garlic Mayonnaise 2 Keli’s Mini Mai Tai  Curry Garlic Shrimp on Madras Cheddar Shortbread Spicy Fried Chickpeas 3 Mini Blueberry…Continue Reading