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Puppy Paddle on Saturday, September 27th

September 18, 2014 5:07 pm

Please join us for a pupple paddle on Saturday, September 27th starting at 1:00 PM!

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Cooking 101: Fail-Proof Recipes for Pasta Sauce

September 18, 2014 1:03 pm

Making your own pasta sauce may seem like something reserved for only the most skilled chefs, but you’d be surprised to know how simple it really is. Forgoing the store-bought sauces in favor of making your own is also beneficial to your health, as it eliminates the added sugars and preservatives that are often found in jarred pasta sauces. If you want to try your hand at preparing a zesty, flavorful sauce at home, here are three fail-proof recipes.

World’s Best Pasta Sauce!
This traditional pasta sauce is a versatile option that you can use for years to come. It includes the staple ingredients like tomato paste and a variety of Italian meats, plus flavorful spices ranging from dried basil to fennel seed. Once the ingredients are blended together, everything gets cooked slowly in a large Dutch oven.

Great Grandma’s Pasta Sauce
If your own grandmother wasn’t much of a sauce maker, feel free to adopt this tasty recipe as your own. It uses simple ground beef, tomatoes, and Italian spices to give it a hearty texture that tastes straight out of the old country.

Roasted Garlic Pasta Sauce
If you want to create a sauce that tastes like gourmet without the gourmet cooking skills, this recipe is the one to use. Celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse shares his unique recipe that includes unexpected ingredients like hot sauce, balsamic vinegar, and an impressive amount of garlic.

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Cantina Mamma Lucia: Italian Cuisine in Hanover

September 17, 2014 12:09 pm

Consistent, convenient Italian is the credo at Cantina Mamma Lucia.The family-style eatery has won a loyal following for serving great food at reasonable prices in a friendly, low-key setting. The all-you-can-eat lunch buffet includes a variety of dishes like Chicken Parmigiana, Red Roasted Potatoes, Pepperoni Pizza, Mussels Caprese and Pasta Primavera Alfredo, among other delights. You can also order off the menu at lunchtime.

The expansive list of dinner specials includes Baked Gnocchi, Chicken Florentine, Crab Italiano, Flounder Florentine, Veal Scaloppini, Tortellini Pesto, Spaghetti & Meatballs and Stuffed Eggplant. Stop by on Monday for Pizza Night, order a large pizza for carry out and get a second one for a discount.

Cantina Mamma Lucia is open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner.

Cantina Mamma Lucia
1350 Dorsey Road
Hanover, MD 21076
(410) 684-2900

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