Category Archives: pasta

Aug 8

Skillet BBQ Chicken Pasta

In honor of my friend Sarah’s 6th blogiversary, I’m guest posting today at her place – A Taste of Home Cooking!  Head on over, and be sure to congratulate her while you’re there 🙂 Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll be … Continue reading

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Jul 2

Caprese Pasta Salad

Cool, easy side dishes and salads for the summer are crucial to have in your recipe file.  You never know when company will stop by or when you get invited somewhere and need to throw something together at the last … Continue reading

Posted in make ahead, mozzarella, pasta, QuickAndEasy, salad, side dishes, tomatoes | 1 Comment
Jun 18

Cavatelli & Broccoli

If you’ve got 15 minutes, you’ve got plenty of time to make this for dinner.  If you’ve got a big crowd to feed on a tight budget, remember this dish.  If you love pasta, this is a keeper. Cavatelli & … Continue reading

Posted in broccoli, garlic, Italian, pasta, QuickAndEasy | 3 Comments
Jun 6

Rotini with Kale, Prosciutto & Ricotta

I feel like I haven’t been cooking much lately.  I don’t know if it’s because I’ve been busier at work, because I was sick for a while, or because it’s approaching summertime and we’re out more.  Whatever the case, it … Continue reading

Posted in kale, main dishes, pasta, pork, QuickAndEasy, ricotta | 6 Comments
Apr 26

Chicken Pasta Pesto Bake

I had a bit of a challenging day earlier this week.  To sum it up quickly… Got ready for work.  Bella got sick.  All over the house.  Plopped her in the bath.  Cleaned it all up…rug, floor, clothes…you get my … Continue reading

Posted in chicken, leftovers, main dishes, make ahead, mozzarella, pasta, pesto | 6 Comments
Apr 20

Fried Onion Mac & Cheese

Our recipe swap them this time around was your favorite celebrity recipe.  When I received Alton Brown’s Mac & Cheese from Does Not Cook Well With Others, I knew right away I’d be making a few adaptations.  After all, I … Continue reading

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Apr 16

Asparagus Carbonara

Another spring day, another use for asparagus.  And this one is a new favorite! This dish was seriously delicious, even with “thinning it out” by using fat free half and half in place of heavy cream.  I was a little … Continue reading

Posted in asparagus, cheese, garlic, main dishes, pasta, QuickAndEasy | 4 Comments
Mar 30

Pasta with Peas & Eggplant

I’m sure I’m not the only one who cooks with ingredients that their spouse doesn’t like when they’re not home for dinner.  Right?  Raise your hand, friends…nice and high…I know you’re out there. One of the items on Frank’s black … Continue reading

Posted in eggplant, garlic, main dishes, pasta, peas, QuickAndEasy | 2 Comments
Mar 21

Baked Orzo with Shrimp, Tomato Sauce & Feta

LOVE this dish.  Another Greek classic… This dish wasn’t a common one during my childhood – why, I’m not sure – but it’s always been a favorite.  The combination of flavors is just awesome.  Get some nice fresh crusty bread … Continue reading

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Mar 9

Alfredo Stuffed Shells with Chicken & Artichokes

Our latest recipe swap theme was pasta, back by popular demand.  As you know, we’re never short on ideas for pasta here, but new ones are always welcome!  This recipe, from Leanne at Around the Table: Loving Food in RI … Continue reading

Posted in artichokes, chicken, main dishes, pasta | 9 Comments