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The Kitchen Boss Shopping List: Sept. 21, 2011

posted: 09/21/11
by: TLC

Roasted Asparagus with Crispy Breadcrumbs Ingredients:

  • 1 pound medium-thick stalks asparagus
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Coarse kosher or sea salt
  • Breadcrumbs (1/4 cup), premade or Buddy's recipe (see below; Baked Ziti, Perfect Italian Chicken Cutlet and Meatballs recipes also call for Buddy's breadcrumbs. We recommend making a large batch if you'll be cooking with Buddy all week)
  • Chunk of parmesan cheese

If you're making Buddy's breadcrumbs, you'll also need:

  • 1-pound loaf rustic Italian bread
  • Pecorino cheese (1 cup, finely grated)
  • Garlic (2 cloves)
  • Dried Italian herbs (2 tablespoons)
  • Dried parsley (3 tablespoons)

Baked Ziti Ingredients:

  • 1 pound ziti rigati
  • Heavy cream (2 cups)
  • Fresh ricotta cheese (1/4 cup)
  • Fontinella cheese (1 cup, grated)
  • 6 ounces mortadella (cut into 1/4 inch cubes)
  • 1 14.5-ounce can diced tomatoes in juice
  • Salt
  • Breadcrumbs, premade or Buddy's recipe
  • Butter

Perfect Italian Chicken Cutlet Ingredients:

  • 4 boneless chicken breast halves
  • Breadcrumbs (2 1/4 cups), premade or Buddy's recipe
  • Parmesan cheese (1/4 cup, grated)
  • All-purpose flour (1 1/2cups)
  • 3 large eggs
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil
  • Lemon wedges for serving

Meatball Ingredients:

  • 1/2 pound ground sirloin
  • 1/2 pound ground veal
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • Fresh white bread (4 slices)
  • 5 plump garlic cloves
  • 2 large eggs
  • Italian parsley (2 tablespoons, minced)
  • Pecorino cheese (1/2 cup, finely grated)
  • Breadcrumbs (1/2 cup), premade or Buddy's recipe
  • Salt and pepper

Basil Omelette Ingredients:

  1. 2 large eggs
  2. Fresh basil (3/4 cup, chopped)
  3. Pecorino cheese (1/2 cup, grated)
  4. Ground black pepper
  5. Olive oil
  6. Butter
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