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Shut Up and Mangia!, Issue #130 -
June 21, 2014

“Food is the most primitive form of comfort.” - Sheilah Graham

Delicious gnocchi with ricotta mixed with a great tomato basil sauce then topped with mozzarella and baked until golden brown on top. Enjoy! Mangia Italiano

Gnocchi with Ricotta Cheese

Gnocchi with Ricotta Cheese is a very comforting hearty meal. You can make the gnocchi fresh yourself or buy store bought package potato gnocchi. either on works fine though fresh is always better.

Once the gravy is made you can either blend the ricotta into the gravy or mix the gnocchi with the gravy the spoon in the ricotta. I like the latter because you get nice big chunks of ..... Read More

Eat Like An Italian

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