Fabio Viviani’s Italian Thanksgiving stuffing

With Thanksgiving just two weeks away, it’s time to consider which great side dishes will be gracing your holiday table. Chef Fabio Viviani, author of “Cafe Firenze Cookbook,” shares an Italian twist on fall favorites. Learn how to make a delicious stuffing and macaroni and cheese:

Italian stuffing

Ingredients

    • 1 pound each diced bell pepper, celery and onion
    • 1 pound ground Italian sausage
    • 5 cloves of garlic, roughly chopped
    • Black pepper
    • 1/2 pound basil, roughly chopped
    • 1 cup of rosemary sprigs (whole sprigs)
    • 1/2 lb. butter
    • 3 cups heavy cream
    • 2 whole eggs
    • 1 lb of white bread (crust removed)

Preparation

Baking Directions:

Italian macaroni and cheese

Ingredients

    • 2 lbs penne or corkscrew pasta
  • Sauce

    • 1 qt heavy cream
    • 1 qt half-and-half
    • 1 lb Taleggio cheese or 1 lb white Cheddar
    • 1 lb grated Parmesan
    • 1/2 lb crumbled blue cheese
    • 1/2 lb sharp Cheddar cheese

Preparation

Baking Directions:

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