St. Louis Style Toasted Ravioli

Package Fresh or Frozen Beef or Sausage filled Ravioli 1 egg Milk Italian Bread Crumbs Oil for Deep Frying Red Pasta Sauce Some recipes call for frozen ravioli, but I seem to get better results if they’re thawed. Preheat oil in a deep fryer to 350 degrees. Create an egg wash with the egg and milk Dip ravioli in the egg wash. Coat ravioli with Italian bread crumbs. Deep fry ravioli several at a time until golden, about 5 minutes. Serve with spaghetti sauce.
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Mustard Fettuccine with Vegetables, Ham & Goat Cheese

1 cup flour 1 TBL dry mustard 1/2 tsp salt 2 1/2 TBL course ground mustard (Grey Poupon works) 1 egg Place first four items in a food processor. Combine to mix Add the egg and mix until smooth. Lightly knead the mixture on a floured board form dough. Cover and let rest for 20 minutes. Roll out the dough and cut in to fettuccine. A pasta machine comes in very handy here. Add to salted, boiling water and cook until firm-tender, about 2 or 3 minutes. Remove to serving bowls and cover with sauce below. Vegetables, Ham &...
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Basic Lasagna

Lasagna noodles, cooked Mozzarella cheese Ricotta cheese (can substitute cottage cheese if you don’t like ricotta) Sauce (recipe below) Preheat oven to 350. Make several layers of noodles, sauce, and cheese. Bake for 45 minutes. Sauce 1 pound ground beef 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 medium onion 2 TBL olive oil 1 lb 12 oz can Italian tomatoes 1 small can tomato paste 2 cups water 1/8 tsp cayenne 1 tsp sugar Pinch of basil 1 bay leaf salt to taste Brown first 4 items. Add the remaining ingredients and simmer together until they reach the proper consistency.
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Killer Vegetable Lasagna

Cheese Sauce 2 TBL butter 8 oz cream cheese 2 1/2 cups milk 2 TBL corn starch 3 oz blue cheese Melt the butter and stir in the cream cheese in a 2 quart sauce pan. Gradually whisk in milk and corn starch. Bring to boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil 1 minute. Stir in blue cheese until melted. Set aside. Filling 2 TBL olive oil 1 cup chopped onion 1 red bell pepper 1 yellow bell pepper 8 oz mushrooms, sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 16 oz ricotta cheese 8 oz shredded mozzarella cheese 1/2 cup grated...
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