Herbed Polenta

Serves 6
INGREDIENTS
6 cups water
Salt
2 cups yellow or white cornmeal
½ cup parmesan, grated
½ cup milk
½ stick (4 tablespoons) butter
2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves, chopped
2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves, chopped
2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves, chopped
Freshly cracked black pepper
PREPARATION
Bring water and salt in a heavy bottom saucepan to a boil, add cornmeal, and whisk well. Reduce heat to [...]

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Herbed Polenta

Serves 6
Ingredients
6 cups water
Salt
2 cups yellow or white cornmeal
½ cup parmesan, grated
½ cup milk
½ stick (4 tablespoons) butter
2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves, chopped
2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves, chopped
2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves, chopped
Freshly cracked black pepper
Directions
Bring water and salt in a heavy bottom saucepan to a boil, add cornmeal, and whisk well. Reduce heat to [...]

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Polenta Cake with Summer Stone Fruit

INGREDIENTS
1½ cup (6 ounces) all purpose flour
¼ cup yellow cornmeal
1 teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon baking soda
6 tablespoons butter
1 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
2 large eggs
1 tablespoon lemon juice
½ cup buttermilk
PREPARATION
Preheat oven to 350˚F. Combine dry ingredients. Cream butter, sugar, lemon zest until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, mix until [...]

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Sicilian Style Herbed Meatballs with Stewed Tomatoes & Parmesan Polenta

Here are some regionally authentic and classic meatball recipes as well as some modern, culturally fused recipes. All will reduce the chill of winter with a smile!

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Sicilian-Style Herbed Meatballs with Herbed Polenta

Serves 6-8
Meatballs
Ingredients
Olive oil
1 lb ground beef
1 lb spicy Italian sausage, ground
1 bulb garlic, chopped fine (2 tablespoons reserved for sauce)
½ cup fresh parsley, chopped fine (2 tablespoons reserved for sauce)
½ cup fresh basil, chopped fine (2 tablespoons reserved for sauce)
½ cup fresh marjoram, chopped fine (2 tablespoons reserved for sauce)
½ cup fresh oregano, chopped fine [...]

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