Taking Penne Vodka , Apple Zeppolini to the South

Tuesday, October 22nd

Serve someone a meal and you satisfied their appetite. Teach them to cook and they’ll never go hungry. This week Kathy is visiting the “Kathy Wakile Real Culinary Kitchen” at Remington College Culinary Arts program in Memphis. She’s in the classroom & kitchen teaching and sharing a favorite recipe.

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Penne Vodka Sauce 

Ingredient list:

Unsalted butter



Whole plum tomatoes

Heavy cream

Grated - Parmesan cheese

Fresh basil

Penne pasta


Vodka Sauce Recipe

4oz unsalted Butter

3-4 shallots depending on size (sliced thin)

1/2 Cup vodka

1 -28 ounce can of plum tomatoes or crushed tomatoes

2 cups heavy cream

1 cup grated Parmesan cheese



-In heavy bottom saucepan melt butter & cook shallots on med heat until shallots become translucent

-Pour in Vodka & light flame until alcohol burns off scraping the pan for any cooked bits of shallot

-Add tomatoes, bring to boil then simmer, breaking apart tomatoes as they cook or can be added already broken up, cook for about 5-7 mins

-with an emulsion blender blend tomato sauce until smooth

-Add heavy cream, bring to boil then simmer until cream starts to thicken and reduce a bit

-Add Parmesan cheese continue stirring until smooth -serve over pasta garnish with fresh basil & added Parmesan cheese