The Scottos prep classics, from fettuccine to chocolate-dipped sweets

The Scottos are back to create classic Calabrian dishes, from homemade fettuccine with fresh (and fast) tomato sauce to chicken and sausage to chocolate-dipped navel oranges with mascarpone cream.

Homemade fettuccine with tomato sauce
Servings:

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

  • Pasta dough

    • 3 cups all-purpose flour
    • 2 eggs, beaten thoroughly
    • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Tomato sauce

    • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
    • 3 garlic cloves, minced
    • 2 pounds ripe tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and chopped
    • 1/4 to 1 teaspoon crushed hot red pepper flakes
    • 8 fresh basil leaves, finely shredded
    • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
    • 1 cup freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese

Preparation

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Calabrian chicken and sausage
Servings:

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

    • 6 chicken breasts, skin on
    • 1/2 cup olive oil
    • 6 sweet Italian sausages
    • 1 pound crimini mushrooms, cleaned and quartered
    • 1 1/2 pounds whole peanut potatoes (small potatoes)
    • 1 1/2 pounds cipollini onions, left whole
    • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 2-inch wide strips, seeds removed
    • 1 yellow bell pepper, cut into 2-inch wide strips, seeds removed
    • 1 cup chicken stock
    • 4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
    • 2 ounces butter
    • 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
    • 1 tablespoon basil, chopped
    • Salt and pepper

Preparation

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Chocolate-dipped oranges with mascarpone
Servings:

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

    • 10 ounces mascarpone
    • 6 ounces heavy cream
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 3 tablespoons confectioners sugar
    • 1/3 cup pistachio nuts, chopped rough
    • 1 pound chopped chocolate
    • 4 seedless navel oranges, peeled, and separated into segments

Preparation

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