Christmas lasagna recipe

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Italian American like to serve lasagna over Christmas. Here is a good recipe. The list of ingredients is below:

For the meat sauce:
– 1 pound (500 g.) Italian sausage
– 1 1/2 pound (700 g.) ground beef
– 8 oz (225 g.) mushrooms, chopped
– 1 teaspoon salt
– 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
– 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
– 6 cups (1,25 litre) marinara sauce
– 1/2 cup (110 ml) water
Note: depending on the seasoning of your sausage, you can add 1/2 teaspoon of an Italian dried herb blend.

 

For the cheese filling:
– 2 egg, beaten
– 2 lbs (850 g.) ricotta cheese
– 8 oz (225 g.) mozzarella cheese, cubed
– 2/3 cup (65 g.) freshly grated Reggiano-Parmigiano
– 1/4 cup (25 g.) chopped fresh parsley
– 1 teaspoon salt
– 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
– 1 big pinch of cayenne

 

The rest:
– 1 lb (450 g.) lasagna noodles
– 8 oz (225 g.) mozzarella cheese, torn in small pieces
– 1/2 cup (50 g.) grated Parmesan cheese to top
Note: 375° farenheit = 200°C

Easy lemon bars recipe

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Ingredients for 16 Small Lemon Bars:
 
For the shortbread crust:
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup room temp unsalted butter (1 stick)
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1/4 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp salt
Bake crust at 350 degrees F. for 22 minutes
 
For the lemon layer:
2 large whole eggs
1 large egg yolk
1 cup white sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp grated lemon peel
Bake at 350 degrees F. for 25 minutes
Garnish with powdered sugar; or top with meringue (the extra egg white whipped with 1 tablespoon of sugar) and brown with torch.

 

Recipe: apple pastry roses

apple roses

apple roses1Ingredients
3 medium apples
4 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons lemon juice
Flour, for sprinkling
1 roll puff pastry dough
5 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Directions
• 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Grease or spray 9 regular-size muffin cups.
• 2 Wash and core apples. Thinly slice each one, leaving the peel on.
• 3 In 2-quart saucepan, heat 4 cups water, 4 tablespoons sugar and the lemon juice to boiling. Add the apple slices; boil about 3 minutes or until apples are soft. You want to be easily able to bend them without breaking.
• 4 Drain apples, and place on paper towels to dry and cool completely.
• 5 Sprinkle flour on work surface, and roll out dough sheet. Sprinkle 5 tablespoons sugar and the cinnamon on surface of dough. Using pastry cutter (or pizza cutter), cut dough into 9 (1-inch) strips.
• 6 Arrange cooled apple slices end to end down each strip. Carefully roll up each strip, and place in muffin cup.
• 7 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until nicely golden. Remove from pan, and cool on cooling rack. Serve and enjoy!