looking for: wqed pasta recipe

obrienwvMay 17, 2008

Our PBS station had a cooking show on today that demonstrated penne pasta with a sauce made from squash and anchovies that sounded delicious. Did anyone else see it and copy the recipe? It's in their "P is for PASTA" cookbook also. Thanks so much.

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Can you let us know the name of the show or the chef's name? I know there are quite a few cook shows on PBS and I didn't have a chance to watch it today. That may help in doing a search.

    Bookmark   May 17, 2008 at 10:14PM
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This was on the Pittsburgh PBS station - WQED and was a local show with Chris Fennimore. They were promoting their "P is for Pasta" cookbook. Thanks for any help that you can give.

    Bookmark   May 17, 2008 at 10:25PM
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Well, I found WQED's website and they listed all the shows from today including "P is for Pasta". But they didn't post any recipes - only listed what the show was about. Maybe someone else watched the show and remembers the ingredients. Sorry I couldn't help!

    Bookmark   May 17, 2008 at 10:42PM
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Here is a squash and anchovy pasta dish by Mario Batali. Maybe the ingredients are similar enough for you to duplicate the recipe. Scroll down a bit and there is a picture with the recipe.

Here is a link that might be useful: Fettuccine con Zucca e Pangrattato

    Bookmark   May 17, 2008 at 10:56PM
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Go to wqed.org, click on TV, then food. Type in zucchini under recipes. "Angel Hair Pasta with Squash. This is a great recipe.

    Bookmark   May 19, 2008 at 12:52PM
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wqed :penne con zucca: p is for pasta
4T evoo
1 med onion finely chopped
1 clove garlic thinly sliced
4-6 salt packed anchovy fillet, soaked in milk 20 min,
rinsed and drained
1 lb butternut squash diced small cubes
fresh ground blk pep
1 lb penne
1/4C finely chop flat leaf parsley
1/2C toasted fresh bread crumb

    Bookmark   January 17, 2009 at 6:21PM
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boil 5 qts water 2T salt cook penne al dente
while water is heating and pasta is cooking
heat 2 T evoo in large saute pan over med heat
add onion, garlic,and anchovies cook til onion is soft
add squash cubes and toss til squash is tender and browned at the edges, season w/salt & pepper removed from heat
add drained penne,parsley, 2 T evoo, toss over hi heat 1 min
top with toasted bread crumbs serve immediately

    Bookmark   January 17, 2009 at 6:33PM
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