Easy Chicken Marsala In 40 Minutes

It’s been one week since my surgery, but it seems like a long, hard week. Immediately after surgery I experienced less pain than before surgery for a couple of days. Since then I’ve had periods of intense pain almost daily. I see little improvements but this is going to be a long slow recovery I fear. Thanks to all of you for your support and kind messages. I do appreciate them. Today I have a fast recipe for an Italian dish.

If you like Italian food, you may have enjoyed Chicken Marsala in a restaurant. It’s an Italian-American dish of  of lightly breaded and browned chicken cutlets and mushrooms in a rich Marsala wine reduction sauce. The ingredient that makes this recipe so identifiable and delicious is the Marsala wine that’s used to prepare the sauce. 

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Crock Pot Bolognese Sauce

If you’re wondering what to cook while in quarantine, today’s pantry recipe requires ground meat, herbs, crushed tomatoes, and milk to make a go-to-sauce for pasta, stuffed peppers, and even lasagna.  Bolognese sauce is a meat sauce with tomatoes, carrots, celery, onion, and garlic. Most of us aren’t used to adding dairy to tomatoey, meaty sauces, but adding milk to your bolognese adds such a richer depth of flavor, and results in much more tender meat. Add a little wine to the simmering meat; the alcohol will burn off but the wine adds another note of flavor. Read More