Category Archives: pasta

Aug 26

Simple Crockpot Vegetable Soup

September is only a few days away! And around here that means it’s back to school time! (I know some of you in other areas are already back…we’ve still got a few weeks) Schedules, after-school activities, carpools, parties…the craziness begins. … Continue reading

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Jul 15

Creamy Goat Cheese Pasta with Lemon and Spinach (and my giveaway winner!)

Happy Monday! Or is it? Letting go of a summer weekend is never easy. Too much fun to be had this time of year! And with dinner like this, you’ll feel like summer is never going to end. Perfect. Does … Continue reading

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May 8

Ricotta and Lemon-Basil Pasta

How is everyone’s week going? Mine feels long. REALLY long. I’m not sure why…Whole30 is going well and physically I’m feeling good, but I’m tired! Can’t wait to see the results at the end of the month. Meanwhile, this post … Continue reading

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Apr 9

Spaghetti with Seafood – and a Dreamfields Pasta Giveaway!

You’ve heard me rave MANY times here about my love for Dreamfields.  It saved my sanity while I was pregnant and living on a low carb diet, and it’s been a staple in our home ever since.  So, when I … Continue reading

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Jan 28

Pasta alla Norma

There’s never a bad time for pasta.  Especially when you’re looking for something comforting.  Italians know exactly what to do.   This is one of those quick, easy, delicious and “homey” meals that instantly makes you feel better. It would … Continue reading

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Jan 14

White Spinach & Artichoke Lasagna

How’s January been treating you?  We’ve been having a pretty mild month here in NJ.  Temps today are supposed to reach 56 degrees!  I’ll take it… Even when it’s not freezing, comfort food hits the spot.  I don’t remember my … Continue reading

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Nov 12

Healthy Bacon & Pumpkin Pasta

Another week in the fall, another can of pumpkin to use.  I remember the great canned pumpkin shortage from 2 years ago – for some reason the stuff went like hotcakes – so Frank returned home from the grocery store … Continue reading

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Nov 1

Penne alla Boscaiola

Several weeks ago, I was contacted by Ginny of Cooking with Chopin regarding a wonderful cookbook (published by her mom!) called A Family Farm in Tuscany.  She asked if I’d be willing to be part of the book’s blogging book tour. … Continue reading

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Sep 10

Orzo Salad with Zucchini, Feta & Olives

As much as I love the fall, I have to remind myself that technically, it is still summer.  It reached 80 degrees yesterday (with low humidity!) so the weather is still keeping it real. Not that it needs to be … Continue reading

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Aug 27

Filetto di Pomodoro Sauce

One thing (of many!) that’s great about cooking a lot of Italian food is that it makes for easy blog posts.  Recipes with few ingredients and fast instructions are super easy to explain and talk about.  And what’s even better … Continue reading

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