Category Archives: pasta

Jan 6

Minestrone in the Instant Pot

Happy New Year! 2017 is going to be a great year, I just know it! Especially when it comes to easy meals…and I have my Instant Pot to thank for that. This minestrone was delicious and of course, super quick … Continue reading

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Oct 15

Eggplant Pomodoro

Has anyone else noticed grocery prices going through the roof lately? I certainly have – especially the cost of meat. I definitely consider myself a carnivore but have been cutting back lately because of this. Fortunately, recipes like the one … Continue reading

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Sep 5

Linguine with Seafood

TGIF!! It’s been a long week. Between Bella’s birthday and school starting back up, we are beat! Summer is coming to an end, and the craziness of homework and activities resumes. Luckily, I like cooking enough so that no matter … Continue reading

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Apr 21

Farfalle with Broccoli Rabe Pesto

Hope everyone had a nice holiday weekend! Easter was a fun and food filled celebration, as usual. Waaaay too much, again, as usual. Which is why I opted for a lighter pasta dish. And it was a big hit. I … Continue reading

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Mar 17

Shrimp Scampi over Linguine

Well, here it is, St. Patrick’s Day. While every other food blogger on the planet is posting their Irish influenced meals and boozy creations, I’m sticking to my pasta 😉 I didn’t get any corned beef and cabbage this year … Continue reading

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Feb 24

Chicken Lazone

We had a beautiful weekend here in NJ…a nice reprieve from the “polar vortex”. It was nice while it lasted. More snow and cold this week 🙁 Enough is enough! I came across this meal while browsing Pinterest. It’s perfect … Continue reading

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Feb 10

Dreamfields Pasta Giveaway!

Let’s kick this week off right with a giveaway, shall we? And those of you who know me well, know that this is one of my favorite products…how can it not be when it helps me make delicious dishes like … Continue reading

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Feb 5

Gnocchi with Mascarpone and Gorgonzola Sauce

We have had the WORST weather this winter. Constant snow, ice, wind, the “polar vortex”…is it spring yet? Even the groundhog isn’t on our side… It’s times like these when comfort food is a must. This dish really hit the … Continue reading

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Dec 9

Easy One Pan Penne Alfredo

I’ve been hearing a lot of hype about all of these “one pot” pasta meals and kept wondering what the big deal was. I finally gave in and tried one out when I was looking for a hearty side dish. … Continue reading

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Sep 18

Cheese Tortellini with Pumpkin Alfredo Sauce

Oh yeah. It’s definitely fall. It’s dropping down to the 40s at night and the chill in the morning has been wonderful to wake up to. And then, there’s pumpkin. Pumpkin in savory form. This dish is beyond awesome. And … Continue reading

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