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Beef Moscatelli

topic posted Sat, April 16, 2005 - 9:32 PM by  Redd
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So, my boyfriend just got home and told me he'd like this for dinner, but I have no idea what it is. He said that it was bits of steak in a cream sauce with mushrooms over mostcatelli pasta. Sounds like stroganoff to me, so I was wondering if anyone had a recipe for an Italian style stroganoff to satisfy him.
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Redd
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  • Re: Beef Moscatelli

    Sun, April 17, 2005 - 7:47 AM
    Do you mean "Mostaccioli"?
    Anyway, I've never had steak in a mushroom cream sauce over pasta before, but it sounds good!
    Here's a creamy mushroom sauce recipe. Then I would grill steak to your liking, slice, and mix it all with the mostaccioli.

    Pasta with White Mushroom Sauce Recipe


    * 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley
    * salt and pepper to taste
    * 1 pound fresh mushrooms sliced evenly
    * 1/2 cup white wine
    * 1 pound pasta, cooked and drained
    * 1/4 cup butter
    * grated cheese
    * 1 cup heavy cream

    Sautee mushrooms in melted butter until golden. Stir in wine, parsley, salt and pepper. Cook for 10 minutes on medium heat. Add heavy cream and take off heat. Serve over hot pasta with cheese on the side.

    I hope this helps. Let me know if it was what your boyfriend was looking for.
    • Re: Beef Moscatelli

      Sun, April 17, 2005 - 8:55 AM
      My roommate just said that beef stroganoff is made with egg noodles. I've made mine with wild rice forever. Does it taste better with noodles?
      • Re: Beef Moscatelli

        Sun, April 17, 2005 - 9:18 AM
        ohhhh, yeah!!
        • Re: Beef Moscatelli

          Sun, April 17, 2005 - 9:19 AM
          i also meant to put the wider the egg noodles the better, in my humble onion.
          i LOVE beef stroganoff!
          • Re: Beef Moscatelli

            Sun, April 17, 2005 - 9:34 AM
            My mother always made it with wild rice, so that's the way I've always thought it was made. The few times I've had it at a resturant, it was made with rice. Maybe I'll try it tonight with noodles.
          • Re: Beef Moscatelli

            Mon, April 18, 2005 - 9:18 PM
            My mom went both ways, rice and noodles. I prefer the rice, however. The noodles have a tendency to be a little slimy, and I think the rice soaks up more of the creamy mushroomy goodness. That's MY humble onion. -jg
      • Re: Beef Moscatelli

        Mon, April 18, 2005 - 9:16 AM
        Without a doubt, egg noodles hold onto the stroganoff and add a bit of extra flavour...
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          Mon, April 18, 2005 - 9:22 AM
          Well, I was good, but I like rice better. Not saying that noodles wasn't good, but I"ve eaten it with rice all my life. The wild rice gives it more flavor. Still, I would use noodles again.
          • Re: Beef Moscatelli

            Mon, April 18, 2005 - 9:29 PM
            Well, I was good, but I like rice better. Not saying that noodles wasn't good, but I"ve eaten it with rice all my life. The wild rice gives it more flavor. Still, I would use noodles again. <<<<<<<<<<

            the important thing is that you were willing to try it, and you did!! :)
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    Re: Beef Moscatelli

    Sun, April 17, 2005 - 4:31 PM
    Sounds like it's time for your BF to put out and make you some beef moscatelli! There's nothing sexier than a man that can cook!
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      Sun, April 17, 2005 - 4:38 PM
      Oh man, you have no idea. He totally fooled me at the begining of the relationship, I thought he could cook because he knew how to make chicken parmesan and it was really good. Since I do most of the cooking just by default, the subject doesn't come up much, but one night I came home and found him making a grilled cheese sandwhich and putting the sandwich in the pan without buttering the bread. Then last night he told me he had no idea how to broil a steak. It's just so odd to me that he has no idea how to do the simple things.

      Anyway, thanks for the recipe. I'm going to do it tommorow night and see how it comes out.
      • Re: Beef Moscatelli

        Sun, April 17, 2005 - 4:48 PM
        A man who doesn't know how to cook meat! I learned that at 12 years old. Many summer nights cooking on the grill for my family. Dad told me that all men should be able to cook meat, but never do "Mom's" cooking. Ha! I spent more time with Mom learning her recipes.
        Hope it all turns out well. I'm on my way to the store for egg noodles.
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        Re: Beef Moscatelli

        Mon, April 18, 2005 - 8:51 PM
        Doh! Sounds like you were fooled! I love cooking for my husband, my wife, my friends and families. It's all good!

        Maybe you should buy him a BBQ and a cool cookbook. ALL guys love BBQs!
  • Re: Beef Moscatelli

    Thu, April 21, 2005 - 4:48 PM
    Aha! Ok, so now I know exactly what it is he wanted:

    Mostacioli di Bari
    Delicate pieces of filet mignon and fresh mushrooms
    simmered in a delicious creamy gorgonzola brandy sauce,
    served on a bed of penne pasta.

    So, the sauce I got here was pretty good, but not what he was hoping for. Now, I found this recipe for a gorgonzola sauce:

    1 1/2 cups dry white wine
    1 1/4 cups heavy cream
    2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
    4 ounces Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
    1 pinch ground nutmeg
    black pepper to taste


    And what I'm wondering is if substituting brandy for the wine would produce the sauce in the above description or would I just end up making a horrible mess of it?

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